Silk Test Feature Request

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  1. 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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    • Improve the reporting procedures for SilkTest Workbench

      Provide a method for reporting on

      Total number of automated scripts
      Total number of steps across all tests run
      Total number of passed/failed verifications

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      • 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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        • Allow xBrowser clicks to have the mouse co-ordinates as an optional value

          For example: Silktest will record

          desktop.<DomLink>find("v131d003.BrowserWindow.Cadastro").click(MouseButton.LEFT, new Point(28, 6));

          I would like the recording to create a script with the line:

          desktop.<DomLink>find("v131d003.BrowserWindow.Cadastro").click();

          The problem is that testing on systems with a different screen resolution will cause the test to fail unless we manually remove all co-ordinates before testing,

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          • 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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            • Silk Test Workbench Options should be able to be pushed to govern all users

              The custom options I save within Silk Test Workbech should be able to be pushed to all users that log in.

              Currently in Silk test Workbench the options are saved per user, as an Administrator I wish to ensure the settings I apply are pushed to all users to ensure that all users are using the same options as myself.

              This functionality would allow me to better manage my users and to ensure continuity throughout recording and playback of tests.

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              • 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.

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                • Script modules to be referred to by id

                  When you change a script name, you have to then go into every script which references the old script name and update the name. The scripts should be handled on an ID base so the name can be maintained at will.

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                  • Please add support for rich inbuilt reports &logs while test cases or suite execution is finished as a default mode comes under silk test

                    Please add support for rich inbuilt reports & logs(HTML report) while test cases or suite execution is finished as a default mode comes under silk test not for silk central test manager.

                    Note: Most of the tools are supported for rich inbuilt reports & logs (Html report) as default mode.

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                    • SilkTest Support for Adobe Flash Applications

                      Currently SilkTest only supports Flex controls running within Adobe Flash Player. Requesting support for Flash Applications. Sample website below:-
                      http://files.paciellogroup.com/blogmisc/adobe/flash/samples/basic_sample.html

                      Logged in incident 2686489

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                      • Ability to prioritise what attribute is used for locator generation

                        request to prioritise what attribute to use for a techdomain (eg: 1 automationId, 2 caption)

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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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                          • OpenAgent neeeds to support GetSubItemCount() and GetSubItems()

                            Currently in SilkTest 13.5 openagent does not support methods few methods that classic agent supports. The methods are GetSubItemCount() and GetSubItems(). It would be great if we get those in future

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                            • USINGNED INTEGER data type support.

                              Please support USINGNED INTEGER data type
                              In silktest classic we can not hold 2^32(4294967296)

                              Supportline Incident 2672121

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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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                                • Allow co-ordinate entries for the Select() method similar to Click(b,x,y)

                                  High level Select() is implemented to click to the center, this is as designed at the moment. For example, in a WPFListView if this happens to co-incide with a column separater the row does not get selected. This then requires a coded workround for what must be a common problem.

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                                  • Change behavior when renaming Visual Tests

                                    When you rename a Visual Test after it has been executed; the current behavior of the Workbench, is that any existing Results assets will be orphaned, and are no longer associated with the parent test. I would like this behavior modified in a future release of SilkTest; so that Results are still associated with the Visual Test, even after renaming it.

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                                    • 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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                                      • 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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