Description

Retrieves all direct children of the specified class under a specified parent.

Important Information

You can use this method to enumerate the objects in an object repository and retrieve a collection of objects, even if you do not have any information about any of the objects in the object repository.

Syntax

object.GetChildrenByClass(Class, [Parent])

Syntax Details

ArgumentDescription
objectAn expression evaluating to an object of type ObjectRepositoryUtil.
ClassRequired. A String value.

The object class name as displayed in the object repository.
For both checkpoint and output objects, use CheckPoint as the Class argument.

ParentOptional. A Variant value.

The parent object.

You can specify the parent as an object (IDispatch pointer) or its full path as it appears in the Editor, for example, Browser("Welcome: Mercury Tours").Page("Welcome: Mercury Tours").

If you do not specify a parent object, all top-level objects of the specified class in the object repository are retrieved.

To retrieve all checkpoint and output objects, do not specify a value for the Parent argument.

Return Type

A TOCollection object.