Pyautogui LocateOnScreen not working

I tried creating a program where when you run the program it opens a new tab

This is my program:

import pyautogui as Automater
import time

def OpenNewTab():
    Image = Automater.locateCenterOnScreen('Pyautogui images/Newtab.png')


The image is over here


This is how the image looks


The error told that it was regarding a module, but I don’t know which one

Please do help me as I have a lot of interest in automating stuff. Thanks

Hello, @PythonBoy. I guess that module is Pillow. -I have also got an error while doing something close to your program in the past and error message was saying something like “Pillow required” - You can see this installation page about installing Pillow.
In your terminal/command prompt you can use this command(if using Windows):

-m pip install --upgrade Pillow

You can see other methods in the page linked above.

Hello @sandraC thanks for the help. But as always I am unlucky I got an error in the command prompt itself. I never expected this type of error to occur.


Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\Users\Can't say\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python38-32\lib\", line 194, in _run_module_as_main
    return _run_code(code, main_globals, None,
  File "C:\Users\Can't say\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python38-32\lib\", line 87, in _run_code
    exec(code, run_globals)
  File "C:\Users\Can't say\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python38-32\lib\site-packages\pip\", line 29, in <module>
    from pip._internal.cli.main import main as _main
  File "C:\Users\Can't say\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python38-32\lib\site-packages\pip\_internal\", line 3, in <module>
    import pip._internal.utils.inject_securetransport  # noqa
ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'pip._internal.utils'

Exact code given in the page(first line is not always needed):

python3 -m pip install --upgrade pip
python3 -m pip install --upgrade Pillow

Note: I haven’t included ‘python3’ in my code, your error may be about this. Sorry for that.

Note: If this code also gives such an error:

python not found

you can try typing “py” instead of python3.

[Edit]: It seems you have already typed “python3” -there is no other way to get this error- and it also seems that you also need to use the first line of the code.
You probably should see:
Link1: python - pip: no module named _internal - Stack Overflow
Link2: ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'pip._internal' Code Example

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Just a general observation: if you’re only going to use one function from a Module, it’s generally better to be specific…

from time import sleep

… rather then importing a whole load of stuff that you don’t need.

You can check want’s in a Module like this:

import time as contents
output = dir(contents)

Not so much, with ‘time’, but other Modules will have a tonne of stuff, so it’s better to get into the habit of only importing what you’re going to use.

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There seems to be quite a few issues with pyautogui

See: Issues · asweigart/pyautogui · GitHub