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Options Dialog

Options Dialog

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options dialog, general tab



Use the Options dialog to change Rapise settings.  Your changes will apply to all tests.


How to Open

Press the Options button on the Ribbon (Test tab > Tools menu).

ribbon, test, tools




· SplashScreen: A splash screen is the image that appears while a program initializes.  The Rapise splash screen looks like this:


Set SplashScreen to False to prevent the splash screen from appearing.




· AutoReloadModifiedFiles: If set to True, any files you modify outside of Rapise are automatically reloaded in Rapise.


· DefaultFolder specifies  where new tests are kept before you explicitly save them.  The location is relative to the Rapise executable.


· Enable Execution Monitor - specifies whether the execution monitor dialog box will be displayed during playback.


· FrameStyle: Specifies which frame to draw around objects when you Record, Learn, and Spy.

The Basic frame is on the left and the Modern frame is on the right:

options dialog, framestyle basicoptions dialog, framestyle modern


· LoadLastTestOnStartup: If set to True, Rapise will open the last test you worked on and saved.  If set to False, Rapise will create a new test named MyTest<#> where <#> is an integer.  A folder for MyTest<#> is created in the folder specified by the DefaultFolder option.


· NormalizeFileName: If set to True, files are referred to (in the *.sstest file) using a a path relative to the *.sstest file.  Otherwise, their absolute path is used.


· RecentTests: The maximum number of recent files displayed in the Recent Tests list.  To see the Recent Tests list, open the Application Menu:

options dialog, recent projects


· Remember Debugger Layout: If True, Rapise will remember the window layout for debug mode separately. For example, this may be useful if you want to work full screen while authoring the Test and half-screen to debug. This way the AUT and the Rapise debugger fit on the screen.


· ShowStartPageOnStartUp: If True, the Start Page will open automatically when Rapise is opened.


· StyleLibrary: determines the color scheme of the Rapise window.  If you click on StyleLibrary, you'll notice that a drop down arrow appears to the right.  Press the arrow to see all of the Style options:

options dialog, style library


Tools Tab

options dialog, tools tab

· Build OCR Font Database: Pressing the Build OCR Font Database button updates the list of screen fonts that Rapise recognizes when using an OCR object. Whenever you install new Fonts onto the computer you should click this button to have then added to the Rapise font database.
· Reset Layout: Pressing the Reset Layout button restores the default layout.  Rapise will restart.
· Java Settings: Pressing the Java Settings button displays the Install Java Access Bridge dialog box.   Installing the Java Access Bridge lets Rapise connect to Java AWT/Swing applications so that they can be tested.
· Spira Connection Settings: Pressing the Spira Connection Settings button takes you to a dialog box that lets you change how Rapise is integrated with the SpiraTest test management system. It will let you change the URL, username and password used to connect.