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Agile Automation and Unified Funtional Testing by Rajeev Gupta

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Chapter 40

Smart Identification

Smart Identification (SI) is used by UFT to identify objects during run time when learned description is not sufficient to uniquely identify an object. The SI mechanism classifies object properties into two categories—base filter properties and optional filter properties.

Base Filter Properties

Base filter properties are the most fundamental properties of a particular test object class. The values of these objects cannot be changed without changing the essence of the original object. For example, if a Web link’s tag was changed from <A>to any other value, we can no longer call it the same (link) object.

Optional Filter Properties

Optional filter properties are the properties other than base filter properties ...

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