LaunchPackage Method

Applies to TestComplete 14.72, last modified on January 20, 2021

Description

The LaunchPackage method starts the default activity for the package that is specified as the method’s parameter.

Declaration

PackageManagerObj.LaunchPackage(Package)

PackageManagerObj An expression, variable or parameter that specifies a reference to a PackageManager object
Package [in]    Required    The PackageObject object.    
Result Boolean

Applies To

The method is applied to the following object:

Parameters

The method has the following parameter:

Package

Specifies the PackageObject object that corresponds to the package whose default activity you want to start.

Result Value

Returns True if the activity has been launched successfully, and False otherwise.

Example

The code below obtains the PackageObject object that corresponds to the specified package file (*.apk), installs this package on the device, launches the default activity for the package and then removes the package from the device:

JavaScript, JScript

function Test()
{
  // Obtain the PackageObject object
  var DeviceObj = Mobile.Device("VirtualBox");
  var PackManagerObj = DeviceObj.PackageManager;
  var PackObj = PackManagerObj.GetPackageFromAPK("C:\\Work\\MyPackage.apk");
  // Install the package
  PackManagerObj.InstallPackage(PackObj);
  // Launch the default activity for the package
  PackManagerObj.LaunchPackage(PackObj);
  // Remove the package
  PackManagerObj.RemovePackage(PackObj);
}

Python

def Test():
  # Obtain the PackageObject object
  DeviceObj = Mobile.Device("VirtualBox")
  PackManagerObj = DeviceObj.PackageManager
  PackObj = PackManagerObj.GetPackageFromAPK("C:\\Work\\MyPackage.apk")
  # Install the package
  PackManagerObj.InstallPackage(PackObj)
  # Launch the default activity for the package
  PackManagerObj.LaunchPackage(PackObj)
  # Remove the package
  PackManagerObj.RemovePackage(PackObj)

VBScript

Sub Test
  ' Obtain the PackageObject object
  Set DeviceObj = Mobile.Device("VirtualBox")
  Set PackManagerObj = DeviceObj.PackageManager
  Set PackObj = PackManagerObj.GetPackageFromAPK("C:\Work\MyPackage.apk")
  ' Install the package
  PackManagerObj.InstallPackage(PackObj)
  ' Launch the default activity for the package
  PackManagerObj.LaunchPackage(PackObj)
  ' Remove the package
  PackManagerObj.RemovePackage(PackObj)
End Sub

DelphiScript

function Test;
var DeviceObj, PackManagerObj, PackObj: OleVariant;
begin
  // Obtain the PackageObject object
  DeviceObj := Mobile.Device('VirtualBox');
  PackManagerObj := DeviceObj.PackageManager;
  PackObj := PackManagerObj.GetPackageFromAPK('C:\Work\MyPackage.apk');
  // Install the package
  PackManagerObj.InstallPackage(PackObj);
  // Launch the default activity for the package
  PackManagerObj.LaunchPackage(PackObj);
  // Remove the package
  PackManagerObj.RemovePackage(PackObj);
end;

C++Script, C#Script

function Test()
{
  // Obtain the PackageObject object
  var DeviceObj = Mobile["Device"]("VirtualBox");
  var PackManagerObj = DeviceObj["PackageManager"];
  var PackObj = PackManagerObj["GetPackageFromAPK"]("C:\\Work\\MyPackage.apk");
  // Install the package
  PackManagerObj["InstallPackage"](PackObj);
  // Launch the default activity for the package
  PackManagerObj["LaunchPackage"](PackObj);
  // Remove the package
  PackManagerObj["RemovePackage"](PackObj);
}

See Also

InstallPackage Method
IsActivePackage Method
PackageManager Object

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