Articles Tagged 'desktop'

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Executing Under a VM or Remote Desktop

Sometimes you need to test an application running on a VM or remote computer using Remote Desktop (RDP) rather than a physical terminal. This guide explains how to ensure that Rapise is able to correctly fire events on the application under test.

WPF Calendar and DatePicker

It is tricky do deal with WPF calendar control. Here we introduce a number of supplementatry functions to copy in your project and use to modify and read  Calendar and DatePicker data.

Preventing DesktopDataSync from Going to Sleep

This article is kindly provided by one of our customers - Boris - who has been using the Desktop Data Sync and JIRA to integrate his on-premise JIRA instance with a cloud instance of SpiraTeam.

How to Check if Rapise Can Test My Delphi Application

In order for Rapise to be able to test a thick-client desktop application written using Delphi, it needs to support Microsoft Active Accessibility (MSAA), as described in this article - http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/33642

This article demonstrates how to check your application to see if it supports MSAA.

Testing MS-Word With Rapise
We had some customers that were looking to record some tests against Microsoft Word 2010. When testing against MS-Word 2010 there are actually two parts to the application:
  • There is the application ribbon (the menus, navigation, etc.)
  • There is the MS-Word text window where your content is actually displayed

This article provides some strategies for dealing with both areas.

Desktop Application Testing - Choosing the Right Library
Suppose we have a situation that a thick-client (desktop) application under test (AUT) is based on a technology that is too old or not completely supported by Rapise. Rapise has a number of libraries for different types of apps. Usually Rapise finds the correct libraries using its auto-detection, but sometimes an application is unusual and the auto-detection fails.