Use the Image Touch operation to simulate a touch in a region on a mobile device's screen (for instance, touching a control in a tested application). The region is specified by its image in the Image Repository collection.
This operation is available only if you have a license for TestComplete Mobile module.
The operation is an analogue of the
The operation cannot have child operations.
The operation uses the following parameters:
Specifies the horizontal coordinate of the touch (see Remarks).
Specifies the vertical coordinate of the touch (see Remarks).
Optional. Object. Specifies the area within which the operation will search for the image. Can take the following values:
The full name of a window or onscreen object in your mobile application.
If the parameter is omitted, the operation will search for the image on the screen of the current mobile device (you can set the current device by calling
Mobile.SetCurrent in your script code, or the Select Device or Device Loop operation in your keyword test).
Specifying parameters when adding the operation
When you add the operation to your keyword test, TestComplete displays a wizard where you can specify all the following parameters:
On this page, you select an image the operation will search for on your mobile device screen. You can either select an existing image from your Image Repository or you can capture an image from screen:
To select an existing image:
Select the image set that includes the needed image from the Image Set drop-down list.
The wizard will show a list of images. Select the needed image and click Next.
To capture a new image:
Click Capture New Image.
TestComplete will call the Add Image to Image Repository wizard.
Follow the wizard instructions to capture the needed image on the screen of your mobile device.
Your mobile device must be connected to TestComplete. To learn how to do this, see —
In addition, to access the screen of your iOS device, your tested application must be prepared for testing and running on the device.
On this page, you specify the operation parameters described above.
Select the operation’s row in the test.
Select the Value cell and then click within it or press F2. This will activate the in-place editor.
Click the ellipsis button in the in-place editor. This will call the dialog, which is similar to the one described above. In this dialog, you can specify parameter values.
Alternatively, to invoke this dialog, simply double-click the operation in the Keyword Test editor.
Click OK to close the dialog and apply the changes.
Press Enter to confirm the changes and close the in-place editor, or press Esc to close the editor discarding any changes.
TestComplete stores a collection of images of the desired control or screen area in the Image Repository (see Image-Based Testing).
If the X and Y coordinates are omitted, the touch is simulated in the center of the control’s recognition area.