TestComplete: A way to make TestComplete Automation Scripts run in background
But, I lose significant amount of time, while running the tests. Is there a possibility that if I connect to an external monitor and move the current browser window (in which tests are running), to the monitor and then I resume my work on my local laptop?
Or are there any other better suggestions which will allow me to script/work while the automation script is running on the browser. Please help!
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Unfortunately, even moving to another monitor is not a solution. It's not the monitor that is the "control", it's the windows keyboard and mouse interrupts. So, moving your mouse or typing on your keyboard will interrupt your automation.
What most people do is have a SEPARATE environment for test execution than you do for test development. Virtual machines are good for that, using the TestExecute application to launch your test there.
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Why automate? I do automated testing because there's only so much a human being can do and remain healthy. Sleep is a requirement. So, while people sleep, automation that I create does what I've described above in order to make sure that nothing gets past the final defense of the testing group.
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Hi @nish_b , did you have a chance to try the approach tristaanogre suggests? Or, maybe you’ve found another way to solve this. Please share your progress with us.
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