Deciding When to Use .NET Add-in Extensibility

The UFT .NET Add-in provides a certain level of support for most .NET Windows Forms controls. Before you extend support for a custom .NET Windows Forms control, analyze it from a UFT perspective to view the extent of this support and to decide which elements of support you need to modify.

When you analyze the custom .NET Windows Forms control, use the .NET Windows Forms Spy, Keyword View, Editor, and the Record option. Make sure you examine each of the elements described in Recognizing Which Elements of UFT Support Can Be Customized.

If you are not satisfied with the existing object identification or behavior, your .NET Windows Forms control is a candidate for .NET Add-in Extensibility, as illustrated in the following situations: