Relevant for: GUI tests and GUI scripted components
This section describes limitations for working with data tables.
Data and GUI tests and components
If you parameterize a value that is defined as a variant value, then when retrieving the value from the Data pane, UFT One retrieves it as a string. This occurs even if you enter a numeric value in the Data pane.
Example: If you parameterize the argument of a step such as: WpfWindow("MyWindow").WpfComboBox("cb").Select 1 and you enter the value 1 in the Data pane, then when the step runs, it retrieves the value as a string: "1", and the step fails.
Data sheet names shortened automatically
Excel sheet naming conventions prohibit the use of sheet names that exceed 31 characters or contain [ ] characters.
Therefore, when opening data tables created in a version earlier than 15.0, sheet names are modified if they do not match these conventions.
Most sheet references automatically refer to the new names. However, you may need to re-record or manually update sheet names in steps that explicitly refer to the old names, such as: DataTable.Value, DataTable.GetSheet, and SAPGUITable.Input.
Selecting data table content
You can select multiple cells in the data sheet. However, you cannot select the parameter name in the first row and additional table cells at the same time.
Selecting multiple sheets in the data table using CTRL is no longer supported.
Entering data from an autofill list
Entering autofill values by pressing ENTER or TAB after typing the first value in a cell is no longer supported.