Files.CalculateHashValue Method

Applies to TestComplete 15.40, last modified on March 25, 2022
This method is obsolete. See the Remarks section below.


Use the CalculateHashValue method to obtain a hash value for two files to be compared.


Files.CalculateHashValue(File1, File2)

File1 [in]    Required    String    
File2 [in]    Required    String    
Result Integer

Applies To

The method is applied to the following object:


The method has the following parameters:

File1 and File2

Specify the files whose hash value you want to calculate. You can either use the file name (including the path), or, if the file belongs to the Stores | Files collection, specify the file name in this collection.

Result Value

An integer value that indicates the hash value of the files specified by the method parameters.


This method is obsolete. It is supported for backward compatibility only. To retrieve the value of the difference between two files, use the LastError method that is called after the file comparison fails. See Comparing Files by Bytes for more information.

See Also

How File Verification Works
Compare Method
LastError Method

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