Object Model Reference for GUI Testing > Web 2.0 Toolkits > ExtJS > ActivateCell Method

XJSTable Object

Description

A table/grid control in an EXT-JS application.

IMPORTANT

The XJSTable test object class extends the WebElement test object class and inherits many of its operations and description properties.

Operations

The sections below list the built-in methods and properties that you can use as operations for the XJSTable object.

Note: You can also view a list and descriptions of the XJSTable description properties, for use in object repository descriptions, programmatic descriptions, checkpoint and output value steps, and as argument values for the GetTOProperty and GetROProperty methods.

Methods

Method ActivateCell Activates a cell for editing.
Method CallAction Performs an action on an specified cell (if the action exists).
Common Method CaptureBitmap Saves a screen capture of the object as a .png or .bmp image, depending on the specified file extension.
Common Method Check Checks whether the actual value of an item matches the expected value.
Common Method CheckProperty Checks whether the specified object property achieves the specified value within the specified timeout.
Method ChildItem Returns a test object from the cell by type and index.
Common Method ChildObjects Returns the collection of child objects contained within the object.
Method Click Clicks the object.
Method ClickCell Clicks the cell which contains clickable content.
Method ClickHeader Clicks the column header
Method CollapseGroup Collapses a group of rows in the table.
Method DoubleClick Clicks on the object twice.
Method Drag Performs the 'drag' part of a drag and drop operation.
Method Drop Performs the 'drop' part of a drag and drop operation.
Method ExpandGroup Expands a group of rows in the table.
Method ExtendDeselect Selects several items or range
Method ExtendSelect Selects several items or a range of items.
Method FireEvent Triggers an event.
Method GetCellData Returns the text contained in the specified cell.
Method GetCellProperty Retrieves the selected cell's property.
Common Method GetROProperty Returns the current value of the specified description properties from the object in the application.
Common Method GetTOProperties Returns the collection of properties and values used to identify the object.
Common Method GetTOProperty Returns the value of the specified description properties from the test object description.
Method HoverTap When hover is supported, places the pointer on the object. Otherwise, taps the object.
Method LongPress Presses and holds the object. (Mobile and Web add-ins only)
Method MiddleClick Middle-clicks the object.
Common Method Output Retrieves the current value of an item and stores it in a specified location.
Method Pan Perform a pan gesture.
Method Pinch Perform a pinch gesture.
Common Method RefreshObject Instructs UFT to re-identify the object in the application the next time a step refers to this object.
Method RightClick Right-clicks the object.
Method Scroll Scrolls the table until the selected cell is visible.
Method SelectCell Selects a cell.
Method SelectRow Selects a row in the table.
Method SetCellData Set the value of a table cell.
Common Method SetTOProperty Sets the value of the specified description properties in the test object description.
Method ShowColumnMenu Displays a column's menu
Method Sort Sorts the column.
Method Submit Submits a form.
Method Swipe Swipes the object. (Mobile and Web add-ins only)
Common Method ToString Returns a string that represents the current test object.
Common Method WaitProperty Waits until the specified object property achieves the specified value or exceeds the specified timeout before continuing to the next step.

Properties

Common Property Exist Checks whether the object currently exists in the open application.
Common Property Object Accesses the native methods and properties of the object.

 

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ActivateCell Method

Description

Activates a cell for editing.

Syntax

object.ActivateCell Row, Column

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to activate. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Column Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

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CallAction Method

Description

Performs an action on an specified cell (if the action exists).

Syntax

object.CallAction Row, Action

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to activate. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Action Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

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ChildItem Method

Description

Returns a test object from the cell by type and index.

Syntax

object.ChildItem (Row, Column, MicClass, Index)

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. An integer value.
Column Required. An integer value.
MicClass Required. A String value.
Index Required. An integer value.

Return Type

An Object.


 

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Click Method

Description

Clicks the object.

Syntax

object.Click [x], [y], [BUTTON]

Arguments

Parameter Description
x Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate of the click. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0
y Optional. An integer value.

The y-coordinate of the click. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.

Tip: You can enter MicNoCoordinate for the x and y argument values if you want to enter a value for the button argument without specifying x- and y-coordinates for the click.


Default value = 0
BUTTON Optional. A predefined constant or number.
The mouse button used to click the object.
Default value = micLeftBtn

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

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ClickCell Method

Description

Clicks the cell which contains clickable content.

Syntax

object.ClickCell Row, Column, [x], [y], [BUTTON]

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to activate. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Column Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

x Optional. A Any Value.
The x-coordinate of the click.
y Optional. A Any Value.
The y-coordinate of the click.
BUTTON Optional. An integer value.
The mouse button used to click the object.
Default value = 0

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

This method is used to click a table cell when the cell contains non-editable content, such as links, buttons, and images.

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ClickHeader Method

Description

Clicks the column header

Syntax

object.ClickHeader Column, [x], [y], [BUTTON]

Arguments

Parameter Description
Column Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

x Optional. A Any Value.
The x-coordinate of the click.
y Optional. A Any Value.
The y-coordinate of the click.
BUTTON Optional. An integer value.
T'he mouse button used to make the click.
Default value = 0

Return Type

None


 

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CollapseGroup Method

Description

Collapses a group of rows in the table.

Syntax

object.CollapseGroup Group

Arguments

Parameter Description
Group Required. A Variant.
The group name or index. To specify a group number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

The run results for this method do not include the parameter values used during the run session.

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DoubleClick Method

Description

Clicks on the object twice.

Syntax

object.DoubleClick [interval], [x], [y]

Arguments

Parameter Description
interval Optional. A Variant.
The number of seconds between the two clicks. The default value is 0.2 seconds.
x Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate of the click. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0
y Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate of the click. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT


 

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Drag Method

Description

Performs the 'drag' part of a drag and drop operation.

Syntax

object.Drag [x], [y], [BUTTON], [Modifier]

Arguments

Parameter Description
x Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate within the source object.
Default value = 0
y Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate within the source object.
Default value = 0
BUTTON Optional. A predefined constant or number.
The mouse button used to drag the object. (Releasing the buton performs the Drop operation.)
Default value = micLeftBtn
Modifier Optional. A String value.

The keyboard modifier that is pressed during the Drag operation.

Possible values:

  • micAlt
  • micCtrl
  • micShift

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

Drag and Drop operations are performed as a coupled step. Inserting one operation without the other causes an error in the run session.

The test object method is not supported on Safari browsers.

UFT supports the following scenarios:

General Note:

UFT always runs Drag and Drop steps using the mouse API, even if you defined the Replay type as Event in the Run Settings section of the Web > Advanced pane of the Options dialog box (Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > Web > Advanced node).

Notes for Scenario A:

Notes for Scenario B and Scenario C:

 

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Drop Method

Description

Performs the 'drop' part of a drag and drop operation.

Syntax

object.Drop [x], [y]

Arguments

Parameter Description
x Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate of the target object on which the dragged object is dropped. If the dragged and dropped object is the same object, then the x-coordinate is relative to the upper left corner in the source location prior to being dragged.
Default value = 0
y Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate of the target object on which the draged object is dropped. If the dragged and dropped object is the same object, then the y-coordinate is relative to the upper left corner in the source location prior to being dragged.
Default value = 0

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

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ExpandGroup Method

Description

Expands a group of rows in the table.

Syntax

object.ExpandGroup Group

Arguments

Parameter Description
Group Required. A Variant.
The group name or index. To specify a group number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Return Type

None

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ExtendDeselect Method

Description

Selects several items or range

Syntax

object.ExtendDeselect Row, Column

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to clear. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Column Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Return Type

None


 

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ExtendSelect Method

Description

Selects several items or a range of items.

Syntax

object.ExtendSelect Row, Column, [Range]

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to activate. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Column Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Range Optional. A Boolean value.
Indicates whether the cells between the specified cells (in the Row and Column arguments) are selected as a range.
Default value = False

Return Type

None

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FireEvent Method

Description

Triggers an event.

Syntax

object.FireEvent EventName, [x], [y], [BUTTON]

Arguments

Parameter Description
EventName Required. A String value.
The name of the event to trigger. Available events: onchange, onclick, ondblclick, onblur, onfocus, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onsubmit, onreset, onpropertychange
x Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate, relative to the upper left corner of the object.
Default value = 0
y Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate, relative to the upper left corner of the object.
Default value = 0
BUTTON Optional. A predefined constant or number.
The mouse button used to fire the object.
Default value = micLeftBtn

Return Type

None

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GetCellData Method

Description

Returns the text contained in the specified cell.

Syntax

object.GetCellData (Row, Column)

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to activate. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Column Required. A Variant.

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Return Type

A String value.

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GetCellProperty Method

Description

Retrieves the selected cell's property.

Syntax

object.GetCellProperty (Row, Column, Property)

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to activate. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Column Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Property Required. A String value.

The property to retrieve from the selected cell.

Possible values:

  • visible
  • column
  • row
  • value
  • selected

Return Type

A Variant.


 

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HoverTap Method

Description

When hover is supported, places the pointer on the object. Otherwise, taps the object.

Syntax

object.HoverTap [x], [y]

Arguments

Parameter Description
x Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate of the hover point or tap. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.

Default value = 0
y Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate of the hover point or tap. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.

Default value = 0

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

This method is supported as long as the application supports touch events and is run on a mobile device on Mobile Center or a touch-enabled browser. Using this method on desktop browsers may generate warnings, even if you are using a mobile emulator.


 

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LongPress Method

Description

Presses and holds the object.

Syntax

object.LongPress [duration], [x], [y]

Arguments

Parameter Description
duration Optional. A Variant.

The time period (in seconds) to hold the long tap gesture.

You can specify partial seconds as a duration time.

x Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate of the long tap gesture. The coordinate is relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0
y Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate of the tap gesture. The coordinate is relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

This method is supported as long as the application supports touch events and is run on a mobile device on Mobile Center or a touch-enabled browser. Using this method on desktop browsers may generate warnings, even if you are using a mobile emulator.

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MiddleClick Method

Description

Middle-clicks the object.

Syntax

object.MiddleClick [x], [y]

Arguments

Parameter Description
x Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate of the middle click. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object.
Default value = 0
y Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate of the middle click. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object.
Default value = 0

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

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Pan Method

Description

Perform a pan gesture.

Syntax

object.Pan deltaX, deltaY, [duration], [startX], [startY]

Arguments

Parameter Description
deltaX Required. An integer value.
The distance moved on the x axis, relative to the start point.
deltaY Required. An integer value.
The distance moved on the y axis, relative to the start point.
duration Optional. A Variant.
The number of seconds required to peform the pan gesture.
startX Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate of where the pan gesture starts. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0
startY Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate of where the pan gesture starts. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

This method is supported as long as the application supports touch events and is run on a mobile device on Mobile Center or a touch-enabled browser. Using this method on desktop browsers may generate warnings, even if you are using a mobile emulator.

This method is not supported in Internet Explorer and older versions of FireFox.


 

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Pinch Method

Description

Perform a pinch gesture.

Syntax

object.Pinch scale, [duration], [x], [y]

Arguments

Parameter Description
scale Required. A Variant.

The zoom scale resulting from the pinch gesture.

This is the ratio between the distance between the fingers at the end of the pinch gesture to the distance between the fingers at the beginning of the pinch gesture.

duration Optional. A Variant.
The number of seconds required to perform the pinch gesture. The default value is 1 second.
x Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate of where the pinch gesture begins. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0
y Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate of of where the pinch gesture begins. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

This method is supported as long as the application supports touch events and is run on a mobile device on Mobile Center or a touch-enabled browser. Using this method on desktop browsers may generate warnings, even if you are using a mobile emulator.

This method is not supported in Internet Explorer and older versions of FireFox.


 

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RightClick Method

Description

Right-clicks the object.

Syntax

object.RightClick [x], [y]

Arguments

Parameter Description
x Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate of the right click. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0
y Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate of the right click. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

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Scroll Method

Description

Scrolls the table until the selected cell is visible.

Syntax

object.Scroll Row, [Column]

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to activate. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Column Optional. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Return Type

None


 

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SelectCell Method

Description

Selects a cell.

Syntax

object.SelectCell Row, Column

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to activate. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Column Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

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SelectRow Method

Description

Selects a row in the table.

Syntax

object.SelectRow Row

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to activate. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Return Type

None

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SetCellData Method

Description

Set the value of a table cell.

Syntax

object.SetCellData Row, Column, Data

Arguments

Parameter Description
Row Required. A Variant.

The 0-based index of the row you want to activate. To specify a row number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Column Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Data Required. A Variant.

For most cells, the text to enter into the cell.

If a table cell contains a checkbox object, then the value must be "ON" or "OFF".

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

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ShowColumnMenu Method

Description

Displays a column's menu

Syntax

object.ShowColumnMenu Column

Arguments

Parameter Description
Column Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

If you need to perform an action on the column's menu, use this method to show the method before performing the action.

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Sort Method

Description

Sorts the column.

Syntax

object.Sort Column, [direction]

Arguments

Parameter Description
Column Required. A Variant.

The location of the column within the grid. Use the column header name or the column index (0-based).

To specify a column number, use the number, or the format "#N", where N is the numeric value.

direction Optional. A String value.
The direction of the sort. You can enter the value as any of the following: "ASCENDING", "DESCENDING", "ASCEND", "A", "DESC", or "D".

Return Type

None

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Submit Method

Description

Submits a form.

Syntax

object.Submit

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

This method simulates pressing the Enter key, while the focus is on the object specified in the statement.

If the object is not part of a Web form, the Submit method has no effect.


 

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Swipe Method

Description

Swipes the object. (Mobile and Web add-ins only)

Syntax

object.Swipe direction, [distance], [duration], [startX], [startY]

Arguments

Parameter Description
direction Required. A MoveDirection Value.

The direction of the swipe gesture.

Possible values:

  • moveDown
  • moveLeft
  • moveRight
  • moveUp
distance Optional. An integer value.
The distance (in pixels) of the swipe gesture.
Default value = 0
duration Optional. A Variant.

The time period (in seconds) of the swipe gesture.

You can specify partial seconds as a duration time.

startX Optional. An integer value.
The x-coordinate at which the swipe gesture begins. The specified coordinates are relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0
startY Optional. An integer value.
The y-coordinate at which the swipe gesture begins. The coordinate is relative to the upper left corner of the object. The default value is the center of the object.
Default value = 0

Return Type

None

IMPORTANT

This method is supported as long as the application supports touch events and is run on a mobile device on Mobile Center or a touch-enabled browser. Using this method on desktop browsers may generate warnings, even if you are using a mobile emulator.

This method is not supported for Windows Phone.

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