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UFT Global Option (Option Dialog Box Changes)

May 01, 2013
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GUI Testing Tab

UFT Global Option

This is fourth and last part of the series  Where is my QTP in UFT. This post explains the changes in QTP 11 Option dialog box.

The behavior and general appearance of UFT can be controlled by UFT Global Option. The UFT Global Option is a dialog box which contains and settings for different options like user interface language, startup options, font and colors of code elements in the Editor.

The UFT Options dialog box (Tools > Options) incorporates options from QuickTest 11.00 as well as various new options. The UFT Options dialog box includes tabs for global testing options as well as separate GUI Testing and API Testing tabs.

Option Dialog box

Option Dialog box

 

Below is the list of options from General pane that is changed from QTP 11.

Display Add-in Manager on startup Tools > Options > General tab > Startup Options node
Display Start Page on startup Tools > Options > General tab > Startup Options node
Display warning if associated add-ins are not loaded Tools > Options > General tab > Startup Options node
Disable recognition of virtual objects while recording Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > General node
Automatically update test and component stepswhen you rename test objects. Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > General node
Display the Keyword View for tests and scripted components This option is not available in UFT.
Automatically parameterize steps using… Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > General node
Automatically generate “With” statements after recording Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > General node
When pointing at a window, activate it after <> tenths of a second Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > General node
Restore Layout View > Reset Window Layout
Generate script Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > General node

Below is the list of options from Run pane that is changed from QTP 11.

Run mode Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > Test Runs node
 Submit a defect to ALM/QC for each failed step Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > Test Runs node
 View results when run session ends Tools > Options > General tab > Run Sessions node
 Allow other HP products to run tests and components Tools > Options > GUI Testing tab > Test Runs node
 Stop command shortcut key This option is not available in UFT.
The shortcut key to stop a run is always F4.

The following panes have been moved to GUI Testing tab in UFT Global Option dialog box

Folders pane
Active Screen pane
Screen Capture pane
Windows Applications pane
Solution Manager pane
Java pane
Terminal Emulator pane
Web pane
SAP pane
Stingray pane

GUI Testing Tab

GUI Testing Tab

 

The Web Services pane from QuickTest 11.00 is not available in UFT.

 

 

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3 Comments

  1. Hi Saket,

    I cannot see all following options in GUI Testing tab:

    Folders pane
    Active Screen pane
    Screen Capture pane
    Windows Applications pane
    Solution Manager pane
    Java pane
    Terminal Emulator pane
    Web pane
    SAP pane
    Stingray pane

    How to make it available?

    Regards,

    Aqeel

    Reply
    • For Add-in Packages related panes, please check if you have add-in loaded properly. For Others it seems there is some issue with installation. Can you try re-installing/repair your UFT installation?

      Reply
    • While installing you need to add all the required add-ins.If not you cannot see them in your addin manager.Batter reinstall checking for addins

      Reply

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