QuickTest Pro Asset Upgrade Tool for QualityCenter 10

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

My office has recently upgraded to QualityCenter 10, as several members of our team were having issues connecting to QC9 using Internet Explorer 8 with Windows XP SP3. This was as good a reason as ever to switch. We have been automating our smoke test suite in QuickTest Pro 9.5 over the past year and […]

Updating ActiveX Datagrids in QTP

Friday, July 11th, 2008

In my recent testing efforts, I have comes across a desktop windows form (written in VB6) involving updating a data grid and then calculating another field’s value based on those updates. In order to achieve this functionality, the development staffs implemented two events (AfterColUpdate and LostFocus) that, when triggered, would fire off the calculation method. […]

Accessing Methods of ActiveX Objects

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

I have been using QuickTest Pro for several years now and have just discovered a simple, but highly useful, feature. In dealing with ActiveX controls, there are many times when the ActiveX add-in for QTP just doesn’t full recognize an application object. Using the ObjectSpy, you can select the object in question and see all […]

Description Objects

Friday, May 9th, 2008

When creating reusable actions in QuickTest Pro, there are times you may come across the need to dynamically access an object within your application that may or may not exist within your Object Repository. One approach to handling this opportunity is through the use of Description Objects. I could spend a lot of time attempting […]

QuickTest Pro – List of mic* Keywords

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Here is a list of mic* keywords that can be used in QuickTest Pro. I do not have documentation for each of the keywords. I have posted these has a quick reference guide for myself, and others. These codes will be useful when entering text into textboxes, manipulating datagrids, selecting items for comboboxes and listboxes. […]

QuickTest Pro 9.5 Object Recognition Issue

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

The other day I was diligently creating reusable actions for later use and writing code like nobody’s business. I have had my object repository set up for weeks and haven’t had any issues with it. I have recently upgraded to QTP 9.5 with updated Add-ins for Visual Basic, Web, and .NET. The application I have […]