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Desktop Application Testing

Hi Everyone,

When I try to find objects of a Desktop Application using object spy it doesn't find the objects inside the window. I was able to find some using OCR but wherever the text field appears it doesn't find those.

For Example the Comment box to edit/add comments. This is my first time in testing Desktop Application so please help me in finding such objects.

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Also, i did use VisibleOnScreen option but it returns false. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks,

Preethi

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Re: Desktop Application Testing

Hi All,

 

So all i had to do was enable Powerbuilder extension to spy on the objects. The following link helps with that.

https://support.smartbear.com/testcomplete/docs/app-testing/desktop/power-builder/classic.html.

 

Therefore, once you know the technology that your application is built , we need to enable the extensions .

https://support.smartbear.com/testcomplete/docs/app-testing/desktop/index.html1420667842.1598476285h...

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Re: Desktop Application Testing

Hi, enable

 

https://support.smartbear.com/testcomplete/docs/testing-with/object-identification/text-recognition/...

 

and with this option, You can spy text available on screen.

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Re: Desktop Application Testing

Hi,

 

What technology your tested application is created with? Is it prepared for testing as documented here: https://support.smartbear.com/testcomplete/docs/app-testing/desktop/index.html ?

 

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Re: Desktop Application Testing

Hi

@Wamboo Thanks.. I'm able to spy on the text using OCR but i need to spy on the field/box to add text to it.

@AlexKaras Thanks .. It is build using PowerBuilder 12.5

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Re: Desktop Application Testing

Hi All,

 

So all i had to do was enable Powerbuilder extension to spy on the objects. The following link helps with that.

https://support.smartbear.com/testcomplete/docs/app-testing/desktop/power-builder/classic.html.

 

Therefore, once you know the technology that your application is built , we need to enable the extensions .

https://support.smartbear.com/testcomplete/docs/app-testing/desktop/index.html1420667842.1598476285h...

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