PowerBuilder Add-in - Quick Reference

You can use the UFT PowerBuilder Add-in to test PowerBuilder user-interface objects (controls).

The following tables summarize basic information about PowerBuilder Add-in and how it relates to some commonly-used aspects of UFT.

General Information

Add-in Type

This is a Windows-based add-in. Much of its functionality is the same as other Windows-based add-ins.

Supported Environments

For details on supported PowerBuilder environments, see the PowerBuilder Add-in section of the Unified Functional Testing Product Availability Matrix.

Important Information

See Working with the PowerBuilder Add-in .

Test Object Methods and Properties

The PowerBuilder Add-in provides test objects, methods, and properties that can be used when testing objects in PowerBuilder applications. For details, see the PowerBuilder section of the UFT Object Model Reference for GUI Testing.


Opening Your Application

You can open your PowerBuilder application before or after opening UFT.


Configuration Options

Use the Windows Applications pane.
(Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab >Windows Applications node)

Record and Run Settings

Use the Windows Applications tab.
(Record > Record and Run Settings

If you select the Record and Run only on radio button in the Record and Run Settings dialog box, the settings also apply to (limit) the applications that are recognized for Object Spy and other pointing hand operations.

Custom Active Screen Capture Settings

Use the Windows applications section.
(Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > Active Screen node > Custom Level)

Application Area Additional Settings

Use the Applications pane.
In the application area, select Additional Settings > Applications in the sidebar.