From Support Case 2584528
The customer would like to see support introduced for VB and ActiveX Form controls embedded in MS Excel.
Currently it is challenging to automate this scenario with SilkTest; as the objects are merely recognised as the generic 'Control' class through the Open Agent, indicating that they are not identified as standard control types.
Consequently low level events such as coordinated clicks and typekeys are recorded against them; which is not ideal and can potentially cause errors when replayed on different operating systems.
At present the best option available to handle these; is to try class-mappping them to standard control types.
Selvaraj Subbiah commented
It looks good and I just wanted to rephrase only first couple of lines.
Support to be extended for MS-Excel Form controls and Active-X controls for excel apps automation.
rest are all looking fine.