Silk Test Feature Request

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  1. Print Multiple Result Silk Test Workbench

    If we want to print result file, we have to print it one by one. It will be take long time and energy if there are >100 result that have to be printed as requirement.
    It will be very helpful if user can print multiple result (the latest version) at once

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    • 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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      • Ability to save all failed Image Verifications with one click

        It would be very beneficial to be able to 'save all' failed Image Verifications in one script with one click. (Former Test Partner user; had that ability.) For example, a view in your application has been enhanced, adding a field. Upon playback, every Image Verification will fail. Once reviewed and results are as expected, we currently have to manually save each check as expected. Very time consuming.

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        • Silk Test Workbench: Audit Trail when assets are created, modified, or deleted

          When there are many user (script writer and especially full access) I think it's important to have audit trail to let admin know someone has created, modified, or deleted script or result.

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          • 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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            • Active Data File Mapping

              The mapping of the Active Data File is currently hard coded path in the visual scripts.

              Could Silk be enhanced to map active data as an external parameter?

              When testing a Visual Script it would be great to point to a different location than the current Visual Script is pointing.

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              • .NET Script References within a Script (SilkTest Workbench 17.0)

                .NET Script References within a Script (SilkTest Workbench 17.0).
                It would rather be easier to reference other scripts within scripts than using the property dialog.

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                • Share object map between multiple scripts

                  There should be a provision to share the object map between multiple scripts. i.e. I should be able to use same object map for multiple .net scripts.

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                  • PDF Compare

                    Silk Test should be able to store a PDF file as an asset.
                    Silk Test should be able to validate a PDF file against a stored PDF asset, both for text-content as well as appearance. Appearance should have the same quality configuration as image comparison.

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                    • Enhance SilkTest Workbench Visual Test steps so that you can define text for a Result Comment and/or Output in the Properties Pane

                      It would be really cool if every step in Visual Test had the ability to define text in the Properties pane to be sent as a Result Comment and/or text to be sent to the Output (Console).

                      For example if I have a Comment in my Visual Test that I want the same text in the comment to be written as a Result Comment and to the Output pane during playback I would like to click on the Comment in Visual Test and be able to define two properties:
                      1. Result Comment Text
                      2. Output Text

                      This allows a single…

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                      • SilkTest Workbench: Enhance handling of multiple sheets within a single Active Data file in Visual Tests

                        SilkTest Workbench needs to be able to handle active data files with multiple sheets better than it currently does. I would think that many users would like to create a single active data file with multiple sheets for data. Then be able to specify which sheet/value to use within expression designer and when typing data from an Active Data file into the application.
                        1. The expression designer currently does not allow you to specify a sheet within an Active Data file.
                        2. When you do a type keys and for the keys parameter specify Active Data there is also no…

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                        • It would be nice to have Project Names include decimals or special characters

                          A project Name like "PeopleSoft 9.1" is not allowed due to the decimal in the name field. A name like "PeopleSoft 91" does not look right.

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                          • Silk Classic and Open Agent: Enhanced Debug Capabilities

                            It would be nice if Silk's Classic and OpenAgent had enhanced debug abilities like the ones below:
                            1) Drag and drop the debug button during debug mode //the script writer can jump from one line of code to another easily and the objects stay instantiated
                            2)Edit code during debug runtime
                            3)A window with the list of variables and their values during runtime. //this way we can monitor the values without having to add print statements everywhere.

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                            • Silktest Classic and Open Agent: F12 Go to Definition Enhancement

                              Hello,
                              I suggest to enhance the functionality of the F12 'Go to Definition' so that the script writer or tester can go back to the file with the locators even if there are compile issues.When there are a lot of people working on one project it is not uncommon for these issues to happen.

                              Note that currently when doing F12, the whole project compiles before the user can search for the definition. It is hard to troubleshoot if there are multiple compile issues.

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                              • 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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                                • Please add array variables type to Silktest Workbench - Visual Tests.

                                  This would be helpful when reading data from an Active Data file, or working with large amounts of data from the application. The usage of a loop to read data and store into an array variable is greatly enhanced, as opposed to only having a single variable to use, in current versions. This is available of course in .NET interface side, but requires much more knowledge/ability to apply.

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                                  • Split the Setup into smaller pieces

                                    Today, the Setup is 958 MB in size. This probably includes everything from Silk Classic over Silk .NET through Silk4J. I only need a small part of that (Silk4J in my case).

                                    Would it be possible to provide the individual parts as separate downloads? I guess it rarely happens that anyone uses all three types in parallel.

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                                    • SilkTest Workbench: Linking of Function Modules of Referenced Scripts

                                      Actual Scenario:

                                      Whenever we try to create testscripts in Modular framework. Different Functions are created in 10 different scripts respectively.When a script reference is made the functions must have a hyperlink for the location whereitexists

                                      Expected Scenario:
                                      A link must be present to the referenced functions on Hover.(For Example: In Eclipse.. Holding ctrl and click on a function goes to that function definition)

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                                      • Workbench: Object Map 'View/Includes' for Scripts as report

                                        it would be nice to see the Include/Included by references for an Object Map as it relates to a Visual Test or .NET Script.

                                        Also, if you could provide and easy report/export of this information as inventory or how asset are allocated. Many times this is good for Object Map maintenance or cleanup

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                                        • Workbench: The flexibility to modify Start & End row numbers as variables for Visual Tests

                                          Basically the user would like the ability to control Row numbers as a variable. For example, process the rows 5-10 versus 1-10.

                                          A corollary to this is to allow a WHERE clause in the ActiveData definition to be used at runtime. Like SilkCentral data sets, allow the user to define a WHERE clasue. For example, WHERE column1 > 10 or column2 = 'BUG' or $ROWNUM > 10

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