Update Options Tab (Update Run Dialog Box)

Relevant for: GUI tests and components

The Update Options tab enables you to specify which aspects of your test or component you want to update, such as test object descriptions, expected checkpoint values, and/or, for tests and scripted components, Active Screen images and values. After you save the test or component, the results of the updated test or component are used for subsequent runs.

To access
  1. Do one of the following:

    • Ensure that a GUI test or component is in focus in the document pane.
    • In the Solution Explorer, select a GUI test or component node.
  2. Use one of the following:

    • Select Run > Update Run Mode.
    • Click the down arrow next to the Run button in the toolbar and select Update Run Mode.
Important information

See Considerations for the Update Options Tab (Update Run Dialog Box)

Relevant tasks

Update test object descriptions, checkpoints, or output values, or Active Screen captures

See also

Update Run mode

User interface elements are described below:

UI Elements

Description

Update test object description

UFT updates the set of properties for each object class in your associated object repositories according to the properties currently defined in the Object Identification Dialog Box. You can use this option to modify the set of properties used to identify an object of a certain type.

Update checkpoint and output value properties

UFT updates the expected values of your checkpoints to reflect any changes that may have occurred in your application since you created the test and updates the list of items that can be retrieved in your output value steps.

Update active screen images and values (tests and scripted components only)

UFT updates images and property values in the Active Screen to reflect any changes that may have occurred in your application since you recorded the test or if the Active Screen does not appear as it should.