Do you have access to modify the flex app?

If so maybe something like melomel or plain old external interface
would work for you.

http://melomel.info/



On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 1:55 PM, Eric Christopherson
<echristopherson / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 6:43 AM, Mario Ruiz <tcblues / gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm trying to use win32api to get the displayed text on a flex app popup
>> window on an IE window but I don't see how to do it.
>> I was trying also watir using document object... but no success.
>>
>> Any idea?
>
> I'd be interested in doing that, too; however, I think it's impossible
> without an optical character recognition library. Flash and Flex don't
> go through the Windows API to store or draw their text, so there's no
> foolproof way to get at it. There are a few open-source OCR libraries
> (e.g. GOCR, Tesseract/OCRopus), but in my experience they aren't very
> accurate on text produced by Flash.
>
>