Creating tests or components

Relevant for: GUI tests and components

Can I use UFT One on virtual machine or a virtualized environment.

Yes. Check the UFT One Support Matrix for the list of supported environment.

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How can I record on objects or environments not supported by UFT One?

  • Install and load any of the add-ins that are available for UFT One

  • Map objects of an unidentified or custom class to standard Windows classes. For details on object mapping, see Test object mapping for unidentified or custom classes.

  • Use Insight recording mode, possibly combined with recorded Text test objects.

  • Use UI Automation recording mode (for Windows-based technologies that have implemented the UI Automation interfaces).

  • Use add-in extensibility to extend UFT One built-in support for various objects.

  • Define virtual objects for objects that behave like test objects, and then record in the normal recording mode. For details on defining virtual objects, see Virtual Objects.

  • You can record your clicks and keyboard input based on coordinates in the low-level or analog recording modes.

  • Use Artificial Intelligence-based testing. For details, see AI-based testing in UFT One.

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How can I launch an application from a test or component?

  • Configure the Record and Run Settings for your technology to automatically open an application

  • In a GUI test or scripted GUI component, add a SystemUtil step, such as:

    SystemUtil.Run "D:\My Music\Breathe.mp3","","D:\My Music\Details","open" 
  • In a keyword GUI component, select Operation from the Item column, select OpenApp from the Operation column, and then enter the full path in the Value column, for example:

    %ProgramFiles%\OpenText\UFT One\samples\flight\app\flight4a.exe

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How does UFT One capture user processes in Web pages?

UFT One hooks into your selected browser. As the user navigates the Web-based application, UFT One records the user operations. (For details on modifying which user operations are recorded, see the section on configuring Web event recording in the Add-ins section of the UFT One Help Center.) UFT One can then run the test or component by running the steps as they originally occurred.

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