Sikuli Changelog

New in version 1.0 RC3

September 15th, 2011
  • Sikuli IDE
  • Auto indentation
  • New settings in preferences: expand tab, tab width, font style, font size
  • The locale of the IDE can be changed
  • ESC cancels screen capture mode
  • Sikuli code (including images) can be copied across tabs
  • Sikuli code can be copied as plain text to other programs/text editors
  • Window size and opened files are remembered and restored automatically
  • Sikuli Script
  • App class supports Linux now (wmctrl and xdotool required.)
  • Java APIs are more consistent with Jython's
  • New hotkey API allows the user to register hotkeys that trigger a Sikuli function
  • A parameter of Sikuli's vision engine MinTargetSize can be changed to adjust the robustness/speed of the engine
  • Pure color templates can be matched now
  • popup() accepts an optional parameter for setting the title of the dialog
  • Some error messages are improved
  • The bundled Jython upgrades to 2.5.2
  • Many bugs in the matching preview window are fixed not hanging anymore, preview is consistent with the result of findAll.

New in version 0.10.2 (August 8th, 2010)

  • This release introduces two new command line options --test to run Sikuli's unit test cases and --stderr to print runtime errors to STDERR instead of popping up a message box. And of course several bugs and memory leaks that caused crashes are also fixed.

New in version 0.10.1 (May 24th, 2010)

  • General Notes:
  • Support more languages: Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Ukrainian.
  • Auto-update checking can be disabled in the Preferences window.
  • Add an Edit menu, including Cut, Copy, Paste, Select All, Indent, Un-Indent.
  • Fixed several critical memory leaks that cause crashes on Windows.
  • Reduce default memory consumption.
  • Default hot-keys are changed on Windows.
  • Switching tabs: CTRL-TAB, CTRL-SHIFT-TAB
  • Screen capturing: CTRL-SHIFT-2
  • Add command line options to Sikuli IDE.
  • usage: Sikuli-IDE [--args < arguments >] [-h] [-r < sikuli-file >]
  • --args < arguments > specify the arguments passed to Jython's sys.argv
  • -h,--help print this help message
  • -r,--run < sikuli-file > run .sikuli or .skl file
  • Bug Fixes:
  • Bug #581712 Unit testing in Sikuli 0.10 doesn't work. (Unit testing panel is now working.)
  • Bug #577610 capture(region) gives (partly) black images
  • Bug #577220 exit() Function gives Runtime Error from Command Line
  • Bug #575585 Memory leak in Sikuli 0.10 crashes long scripts
  • Bug #562393 Win XP: CTRL+ARROW shortcut is double mapped
  • Bug #574951 I got JNI Exception: failed to create the Java VM
  • Bug #583096 Data loss when running Sikuli in Windows
  • Bug #570248 Screenshots in the script are not longer found after saving with "save as..."
  • Bug #580000 Sikuli-IDE crashing when clicking on PS which is no loger visible for find()
  • fixed parsing error if using non-digits in Pattern.similar or Pattern.targetOffset.
  • Sikuli 0.10 functions and classes can be imported and used in Jython modules other than only in main scripts. See libo's post for the details.

New in version 0.9.9 (February 24th, 2010)

  • Sikuli IDE and the paste() command support unicode characters now. You can transfer international text across applications.
  • We also have a new API: run(command) - runs a string command and returns its output.
  • Advanced users can handle FindFailed exception by Python's try-except statement. In addition, Sikuli IDE on Mac finally uses Mac's native file dialog.

New in version 0.9.8 (February 2nd, 2010)

  • Fully supported Linux! (i.e. global shortcuts for taking screenshots and for stopping scripts worked!)
  • Also fixed a serious memory leak problem.

New in version 0.9.7 (January 28th, 2010)

  • All users are strongly recommended to upgrade.
  • 0.9.7 is FASTER and runs .skl (executable sikuli script) by double-click or from command line.