Tuesday, June 17, 2008

QTP Tools Menu

Menu Item Short-Cut KeyUse
To set global testing options:
Choose Tools > Options
View Options
You can customize how function libraries are displayed in function library windows. For example, you can show or hide character symbols, and choose to display line numbers.
To customize editor behavior:
When a function library window is active, choose Tools > View Options

To generate a statement using statement completion in the Expert View or a function library:
Confirm that the Statement completion option is selected (Tools > View Options > General tab).

By default, line numbers are displayed in the Expert View and in function libraries. If they are not displayed, you can select the Show line numbers option in the Tools > View options > General tab.
And much more can be done from Tools-> View options.
Check Syntax
Checks the syntax of the active document.
Object Identification
You use the Object Identification dialog box (Tools > Object Identification) to configure the mandatory, assistive, and ordinal identifier properties that QuickTest uses to learn descriptions of the objects in your application, and to enable and configure the Smart Identification mechanism.
Object Spy
Opens the Object Spy window
Web Event Recording Configuration

To customize the event recording configuration:
Choose Tools > Web Event Recording Configuration.
The Custom Web Event Recording Configuration dialog box enables you to customize event recording in several ways. You can:
Add or delete objects to which QuickTest should apply special listening or recording settings.
Add or delete events for which QuickTest should listen.
Modify the listening or recording settings for an event.

Data Driver
The Data Driver enables you to quickly parameterize several (or all) property values for test objects, checkpoints, and/or method arguments containing the same constant value within a given action. To parameterize a value using the Data Driver:
Display the action you want to parameterize.
Choose Tools > Data Driver.
Change Active Screen
To change the Active Screen:
Choose Tools > Change Active Screen.
Virtual Objects

New Virtual Object
You define a virtual object using the Virtual Object Wizard (Tools > Virtual Objects > New Virtual Object
Virtual Object Manager
From the Virtual Object Manager, you can define and delete virtual objects and collections.