Silk Test Feature Request

  1. Transfer files from Agent

    We need the ability to transfer arbitrary binary files (e.g. downloaded files from browsers and captured bitmaps) from the agent to the JVM that's running the test code. The currently available system functions are not applicable to binary files.

    Please provide something like com.borland.silktest.jtf.SystemFunctions#fileReadBytes(handle, start, length)

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  2. IntelliJ plugin for Silk4J

    We heavily use the IntelliJ suite of tools, and it would be great to have IntelliJ IDEA support with the Silk4J plugin.

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  3. InvalidPropertyNameException for SapContextMenu.getTooltip()

    Silk4J Premium has a SapContextMenu where you can call getTooltip(). This throws a InvalidPropertyNameException with the message "The property 'Tooltip' is not supported for SAP."

    You might consider changing the implemenation to return an empty string or document the fact that this can throw such an exception.

    Link to .NET online documentation:
    http://documentation.microfocus.com/help/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.borland.silktest.silk4net.doc%2Flangref%2FSAP%2FSapContextMenuClass_ref.html

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  4. ObjectMap usage

    the objectmap currently is just a map and replaces the locators (xpath) with a more readable name. but it is necessary to find the object.
    it would be very coll if i get a object from the objectmap and can execute some actions on it (like click()).

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  5. Add a detach method for single applications instead of all applications

    Currently, the only way to reload Open Agent to grab any changes to locators involves Desktop.detachAll() and Desktop.attach(testApp.exe).
    This involves keeping track of any other applications that are open and re-attaching them as well. Please add a Desktop.detach(testApp.exe) method to avoid removing all applications.

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  6. Improve documentation for Java

    Look at the documentation of http://documentation.microfocus.com/help/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.borland.silktest.workbench.doc%2Flangref%2FSAP%2FGetItemTextMethodSapTree_ref.html

    What is "We recommend using SAPTree.GetNodeText() instead of SAPTree.GetItemText(), because it is easier to use."
    Well it's maybe easier to use, but provides a totally different functionality.

    A better description for this would be
    /**
    * Gets the text of a specific row (identified by the node key) and column (identified by the column name).
    * @see de.kaba.framework.eacm.silk.ISilkTree#getColumnNames()
    * @see de.kaba.framework.eacm.silk.ISilkTree#getNodeKeys()
    * @param nodeKey Key of the node, e.g. from getNodeKeys()
    * @param itemName Column name, e.g. from getColumnNames()
    */

    This applies to many methods I have seen so far. The documentation is really…

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  7. Combine SAP scripting functionality with native control functionality

    The Silk4J SAP class library is a simple call forwarding of the functionality provided by SAP scripting. This should be enhanced by adding the functionality of native windows.

    Example: on a native window, you have the typeKeys() method. See http://documentation.microfocus.com/help/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.borland.silktest.silk4net.doc%2Flangref%2Fcommon%2FTypeKeysMethodIKeyable_ref.html

    It works on SAP windows if you don't have a Premium license. This functionality is gone(!) when you buy a Premium license, because the SapWindow class does not provide the typeKeys() method any more.

    All SAP classes should provide native class functionality (e.g. from common class reference)

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  8. Silk4Net: Allow use of Screen Coordinates in Locators

    Please consider supporting the use of Screen coordinates within Object Maps and Locator strings; as it would be useful in situations where controls have no unique properties to identify them. I would prefer to identify such controls based on their position on the window; rather than having to use an Index value.

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  9. add auto complete (code assist) for object maps in silk4j

    It will be awesome if auto complete is supported for object map. For example, if we have App.Menu.File in the object map. It will be nice to automatically populate Menu when we type App. in the eclipse.

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  10. Silk4J: TrueLog Explorer does not hightlight imageClick() object

    When using the imageClick() method in a SilkTest/Silk4J 14.0 test; the generated Truelog Explorer file highlights the parent control(against which the method was executed), rather than the object that was actually clicked.

    It would be nice to see this behavior changed in a future release; so that the Truelog file shows the image/control was actually clicked, rather than its parent.

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