Posts tagged with ‘verification’

  • Verify objects that appear only for short durations

    By on November 21, 2017

    Many applications that carry out a long-running task in the background display a dialog indicating the progress of the task. The dialog may block access to the application too if other actions do not make sense while the task is running. These dialogs usually appear and disappear by themselves,...

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  • Overview of the new file comparison functions in Squish 6.3

    By on September 12, 2017

    With Squish 6.3 we added two new file comparison functions. The objective is to make it easier to verify not just the application state but also the output an application might generate. Squish now offers a general comparison function test.compareTextFiles. This function can be used to compare any type...

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  • Squish Tip: Silent verifications

    By on May 30, 2017

    Motivation The verification functions provided by Squish have built-in logging that can be augmented or customized, one of this customizations allows to silence the logging of test.vp() calls. In Squish the synchronization between the test script and the application is mostly done via the use of the waitForObject() functions. This means...

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  • Squish Tip: Testing Tooltips on Windows

    By on May 16, 2017

    For many Windows controls (i.e. GUI components) Squish exposes the tooltip property. That property can be checked during a test execution using standard Property Verifications. But how can you check whether the tootlip is really displayed to the end users? You first have to trigger (i.e. display) the tooltip by...

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  • Verifying Custom Properties of a QObject in Squish

    By on March 23, 2017

    If you’re testing a Qt-based application with Squish, you probably know the problem: one of your classes has custom properties you would really like to verify, but you cannot seem to get hold of it from a test script. First the bad news: making it available requires changing your...

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  • Squish tip of the week: Automated Qt and QML GUI testing with Squish (Webinar)

    By on August 17, 2016

    View a full recording of the webinar* about automated Qt and QML GUI testing with Squish. During the Webinar, several questions were answered which can be found below the video. View more Webinars and Tutorials in our Video Library.

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  • Squish tip of the week: How to add a Breakpoint in a Test Case

    By on May 18, 2016

    Adding a breakpoint in a test script is easy and can be very useful when inserting a verification point or adding missing and additional steps. Furthermore, the breakpoint functionality can be used to see the call stack and to use the Spy to examine application object property values.

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  • Squish tip of the week: How to automatically update screenshot verification points

    By on May 11, 2016

    Did you know that Squish supports an easy way to deal with screenshot verification points when there are significant changes in the appearance of applications? As it is quite common that GUI’s of applications change with new releases, features and enhancements, it would be a real pain to retake...

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  • Squish tip of the week: 3 Steps to Mask a Screenshot Verification Point

    By on April 6, 2016

    Did you know that you can set masks on screenshot verification points? With the masks functionality provided in Squish it is possible to apply positive and negative masks on screenshot verification points to ignore or focus on specific areas of an image comparison which allows us to make screenshot...

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  • Squish tip of the week: Screenshot Verification Point

    By on March 30, 2016

    The most commonly used verifications in Squish are object property verifications – comparing the object properties values with an expected value. Those verification points can easily be inserted into a test script using the Squish IDE’s point & click interface. This method is sufficient and for most scenarios best...

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