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  1. Please provide option for exporting silk test classic test results to any format(XML,HTML,PDF etc)

    we provided the results export in the format of . rex format,after that send the same report to end user,suppose end user(reviewer) is not installed silk test(dont have silk test software installed in his/her machine),it is diff cultly open for .rex file,in this situation i want export test results to any format(XML,HTML,PDF etc)

    Please add support for exporting silk test classic test results to any format(XML,HTML,PDF etc) with suitable support format for silk test .

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      under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Silk Test Classic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • We need SilkTest customized report feature

      SilkTest(include Workbench, 4J, 4Net) has not generate original results reports. Now, we have to create an image capture and test log by writing additional code.
      But it is very costly work.

      HP UFT can create make an origial execution report with thier API's. We need same fueature in Silk Test.

      The following is a Just Idea.

      - Convert/Switch to a TrueLog from SilkTest Workbench execution results.
      - Export to PNG files and XML formatted files from TrueLogExplorer.

      We will be able to freely create their own reports, Once these are possible.

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      • SilkTest Workbench: Provide the Cursor Class

        I would like to see SilkTest Workbench introduce the Cursor class; so that we can monitor the state of the cursor for changes state, or know when the cursor enters a specified state.

        This class is already available in SilkTest Classic, and provides methods such as Wait() and GetType(); but I would like it introduced in the Workbench client.

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          under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Silk Test Workbench  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • GenerateDecl function equivalent for the Open Agent

          The Classic Agent provides a function called GenerateDecl which returns the declaration for a window.

          This request is to implement an equivalent function for the Open Agent.

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          • Please add support for Web services testing related(Functional testing of Web services) .

            Silk test does not support for Web services testing related things.

            Please add this feature in Silk Test ASAP.

            Note: i oberved that lot of tools are suppoted for Web services testing related.

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            • Ability to use expressions for verification result descriptions in Visual Tests

              At the moment it is only possible to use literals for verification result descriptions in Visual Tests. In the verify step you have to define a "pass text" and a "fail text" for the result. It would be very helpful (reducing script code and result lines) if it would be possible to use expressions (like e.g. in result comment steps) to add more individual information to the verify result. To do this at the moment I have to add an additional result comment step to bring these information into the result set.

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              • Open Agent - need GetItemImageIndex method

                The classic Agent provides a function called GetItemImageIndex() which returns the index of an image for a given item in a ListView or TreeView. It can also return the state of radiobuttons or checkboxes that are contained in a ListView.

                This request is to implement a similar function for the Open Agent when testing ListViewEx controls.

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                • access to reserved variables out of Workbench .Net Scripts

                  .Net Scripts should be get access to Worbenchs reserved variables like "st_Project", "LastError"...

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                  • optimize clarity of asset browser in silk test

                    When using Silk test in conjunction with Silk Central it is necessary to have an good clarity over your projects especially when the amount of files increases more and more.
                    Silk Central uses a good to handle file management to group projects into folder and/or subfolders, which gives the user the possibility to structure his files as he requires.
                    Please add this file management structure also in Silk Test asset browser to make the dealing with huge projects more user friendly and comfortable

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                    • include the capability to call visual test from .net script in silk test.

                      Include the capability to call visual test from .net script in silk test.
                      By doing this tester can write a code as well as call in visual test scripts into one sequence of execution.

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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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                        • 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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                          • Verification steps should highlight the control being verified in the Screen Preview

                            In a Visual Test step the Screen Preview window highlights the control that is being interacted with apart from Verification steps. The Screen Preview window should also highlight the control that is being verified in a particular Visual Test step.

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                            • Workbench Abort Test Hotkeys(ALT + F12)

                              The Workbench documentation states that the replay hotkeys <ALT + F12> '.. should stop the playback while the SilkTest Workbench is minimised'.

                              However when replaying a Driver Script or Visual Test that calls a number of child Tests; the Hotkeys will only terminate the currently executing script, and will not affect the Driver. Consequently it will continue to execute any subsequent tests. To abort the entire run the keys have to be pressed multiple times, depending on the number of scripts called.

                              It would be preferable if the Hotkeys aborted both the executing test and driver script; or perhaps Microfocus…

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                              • Be able to call your own function when error happens

                                In Test Partner you could have your own function get called when an error happens. Like this
                                Dim oe As TOnError
                                Set oe = OnError("ScriptErrorHandling.ErrorFunction")

                                There really isn't a way of doing this in the new Silk Test 13.5 (with .net) the only option is to do a Try catch over your full script which is not reasonable. The funny thing is, the Visual Test has an option to put in an On error and to call an Asset or another Visual Test.
                                Even the older Silk Test had a Do except which could be doable but not very practical. …

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                                • Silk4J: Locators hierarchy

                                  Please add a button to paste the complete locators hierarchy to object map (from Locator Spy)

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                                  • Provide mouse wheel interaction support similar to Click()

                                    Similar to Click(), there should be a function in order to directly invoke the mouse wheel in any window. For example, MoveMouseWheel(+/- number of lines). This would be helpful for zooming when testing win32 apps or when scrollbars are not used.

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                                    • 4Test: ParseDateFormat should support Time elements

                                      Right now ParseDateFormat only supports date formatted strings, not times. Either it or a different function should support parsing time formats intermixed with date formats.

                                      FormatDateTime wil do the reverse for Dates and Times- it would be nice if all those formats were supported in converting a string into a DATETIME

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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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                                        • Mouse Click Behavior

                                          If a left-handed user of Silk Test has reversed their mouse buttons so that a right-click of the device operates to act like a left-click and vice versa, Silk Test records the right-click as if it was a left-click (object.click(left)). However, when this operation is replayed, the Open Agent treats this as a physical click of the left-button. In a system where the mouse buttons are reversed, this often brings up the context menu. This should be corrected so that recording and replay convert the functionality consistently.

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