Applies to TestComplete 14.50, last modified on August 05, 2020

Description

When you set the indicator text using the PushText method, the old indicator text is not removed, but stored to the internal stack. The PopText method restores the indicator text that was before the last call to PushText. The subsequent call to PopText restores the indicator caption that was before this text, etc. If there is no text to restore (for example, the stack is empty), PopText performs no action. For more information on how PushText and PopText work, see Indicator Object.

Declaration

Indicator.PopText()

Result None

Applies To

The method is applied to the following object:

Result Value

None.

Example

The code below demonstrates how you can set, restore and obtain the text that is shown under the indicator's icon.

JavaScript, JScript

function IndicatorDemo()
{
  // Shows the indicator icon
  Indicator.Show();
  // Pushes text to the indicator
  Indicator.PushText("Hello!");
  // Delays the script execution for 2 seconds
  aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text);
  
  // Pushes new text to the indicator
  Indicator.PushText("New indicator text.");
  aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text);
  
  // Restores the previous indictor text - "Hello!"
  Indicator.PopText();
  aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text);
  
  // Clears the history of the indicator's user messages
  Indicator.Clear();
  
  // Hides the indicator icon
  Indicator.Hide();
}

Python

def IndicatorDemo():
  # Shows the indicator icon
  Indicator.Show()
  # Pushes text to the indicator
  Indicator.PushText("Hello!")
  # Delays the script execution for 2 seconds
  aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text)
  # Pushes new text to the indicator 
  Indicator.PushText("New indicator text.")
  aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text)
  # Restores the previous indictor text - "Hello!"
  Indicator.PopText()
  aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text)
  # Clears the history of the indicator's user messages
  Indicator.Clear()
  # Hides the indicator icon
  Indicator.Hide()

VBScript

Sub IndicatorDemo()

  ' Shows the indicator icon
  Indicator.Show()
  ' Pushes text to the indicator
  Indicator.PushText("Hello!")
  ' Delays the script execution for 2 seconds
  Call aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text)
  
  ' Pushes new text to the indicator
  Indicator.PushText("New indicator text.")
  Call aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text)
  
  ' Restores the previous indictor text - "Hello!"
  Indicator.PopText()
  Call aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text)
  
  ' Clears the history of the indicator's user messages
  Indicator.Clear()
  
  ' Hides the indicator icon
  Indicator.Hide()

End Sub

DelphiScript

function IndicatorDemo;
begin

  // Shows the indicator icon
  Indicator.Show;
  // Pushes text to the indicator
  Indicator.PushText('Hello!');
  // Delays the script execution for 2 seconds
  aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text);
  
  // Pushes new text to the indicator
  Indicator.PushText('New indicator text.');
  aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text);
  
  // Restores the previous indictor text - "Hello!"
  Indicator.PopText;
  aqUtils.Delay(2000, Indicator.Text);
  
  // Clears the history of the indicator's user messages
  Indicator.Clear;
  
  // Hides the indicator icon
  Indicator.Hide;

end;

C++Script, C#Script

function IndicatorDemo()
{
  // Shows the indicator icon
  Indicator["Show"]();
  // Pushes text to the indicator
  Indicator["PushText"]("Hello!");
  // Delays the script execution for 2 seconds
  aqUtils["Delay"]( 2000, Indicator["Text"] );
  
  // Pushes new text to the indicator
  Indicator["PushText"]("New indicator text.");
  aqUtils["Delay"]( 2000, Indicator["Text"] );
  
  // Restores the previous indictor text - "Hello!"
  Indicator["PopText"]();
  aqUtils["Delay"]( 2000, Indicator["Text"] );
  
  // Clears the history of the indicator's user messages
  Indicator["Clear"]();
  
  // Hides the indicator icon
  Indicator["Hide"]();
}

See Also

Indicator Object
PushText Method
Clear Method
Text Property

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