Known issues

This topic describes the known issues when working with FT Design.

Step syntax

When writing a step, do not include apostrophes, single quotes, or double quotes in a string.

Example: This step is not valid: Type 'Boy's shirt' into 'Description' field

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Soft menu buttons

When writing a script, make sure not to click soft menu buttons. These buttons are not supported when running the script.

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The following issues exist when you use the built-in Spy to add steps to your script.

Select operation not supported for Web tables For a Web table, only the Click operation is supported when you spy on an object in the table. If you change the operation of a step added by using the Spy to Select, the step execution fails.

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Run scripts

Firefox browser Scripts fail to run on Firefox browser if there is a pop-up window at the bottom of the browser.
Calendar object You cannot run scripts that contain calendar objects.
Scaling Steps fail to run on computers that use a display scaling level other than 100%.

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Multiple monitors

When working with multiple monitors, make sure that FT Design and the application you are testing are visible on the primary monitor.

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