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Status Planned for future release
Categories Functional Tester
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 23, 2017

RTWW - user unable to record the keyboard action

During the recording of a test script there are many occations that the user is forced to use the keyboard controls to navigate the browser
Ex: Tab , enter and function keys
Currently RTWW do not support such user actions. It would be good to have this features since in many automation scenarios, this can be handy when user is unable to recognize objects through clicks.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 102745
RFE Product Rational Test Workbench
  • Guest
    Apr 13, 2022

    The feature that is described in this request is a candidate for a future release

  • Guest
    Sep 8, 2017

    The feature that is described in this request is a candidate for a future release.

  • Guest
    Apr 3, 2017

    Currently to record / update any user action in RTWW. The only input mechanism is through mouse clicks on the browser. In certain scenarios this have a disadvantages
    Scanario 1. When the object reconization is weak / 2 or more objects have the same properties. In that case, if RTWW provides keyboard functions , Tab enabled. I can write the script that ckick 3 tabs to reach to the next object.
    Scanario 2 : I can use tabs in VP to handle read only / dynamic objects that are displayed during runtime.
    Ex: click 3 times tab, verify object type as input text field etc.
    Scenario 3: In handling simulation S/W
    Ex: in the automaion of Point of Sales device simulation (or) IoT prjects. Mostly the keyboard controls are used to navigate the screen rather than the mouse navigation.

  • Guest
    Apr 3, 2017

    This request lacks sufficient information for us to evaluate it. It might not be considered further until it has been revised and clarified. Please provide details of what you are not able to achieve currently. Does this prevent a script being created, or slow down creation?