FindChild and FindChildEx hang, even with timeout
Main point: FindChild and FindChildEx are hanging. They do not return, either quickly (for FindChild) or after the timeout (FindChildEx).
I can walk the object tree easily down to a level of Page. Below that are Panels and possible nested Panels, all ending in TextNodes.
In particular, I need to find TextNode(0) at the end of an unknown length (possibly 0) of nested child Panel(0)
The following *should* work (I'm using Python):
curObj = page
panel = curObj.FindChild("Name", "Panel0") # FindChild ignores ( and ) # Find Panel0 (if it exists) in the Page
while panel.Exists: # recurse through any Panel0
curObj = panel
panel = curObj.FindChild("Name", "Panel0")
textNode = curObj.FindChild("Name", "TextNode0") # find TextNode0 at the end of the Panel0's
But about 10% of the time FindChild hangs. Even FindChildEx ignores the timeout and hangs.
If I close the window, FindChild (or FindChildEx) returns immediately.
So why is FindChild hanging? This is messing my tests royally.
Try setting this Delay between events to something just a little slower. That can help with a lot of timing issues.
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If only the issue were timing. I have added Delay() statements to ensure that the window and its objects are fully formed and present. But I see delays of ~1200 seconds (~20 minutes), at which time TC errors out saying that the UI is locked.
But I do appreciate the link to the page with the Playback Options