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jlarsen's avatar
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5 years ago

Get tags programmatically

Is there a way to extract all used tags from a project from outside the test complete application? I want to build a stand alone application that a user can checkbox desired tags to run and will b...
  • tristaanogre's avatar
    5 years ago

    Tags are embedded in script code and are tagged into the XML of a keyword test.  So, you'd have to parse the text of both files to find tags, probably via some sort of Regular Expression, and extract them that way.

    Personally... that seems a bit of a harder work than necessary.  How about, instead of that, have the developers who add the tags, as a part of their development, insert a record into a data table that this other application that you're writing/working with can read to display available tags?