Chapter 42

Image-based Identification (Insight)

UFT provides the feature to identify GUI objects based on what they look like. This is an image based identification technique and is called Insight. Insight mode enables users to record or learn any control (object) displayed on AUT screen, whether or not UFT recognizes the object’s technology and is able to retrieve its properties or activate its methods. In this mode, UFT recognizes controls based on their appearance, and not their native properties. This can be useful to test controls from an environment that UFT does not support. It can as well be used to test application running on a remote computer with a non-Windows operating system.


When using Insight, ...

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