LongTouchItem Action (iOS Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.65, last modified on July 17, 2024
This method is available in legacy mobile tests that work with devices connected to the local computer. To learn how to simulate user actions in newer cloud-compatible mobile tests, see the Simulating user actions in tests section.


Simulates a long touch over the control’s item specified by its index or name in an iOS application.


TestObj.LongTouchItem(Item, HoldDuration)

TestObj A variable, parameter or expression that specifies a reference to one of the objects listed in the Applies To section
Item [in]    Required    Variant    
HoldDuration [in]    Optional    Integer Default value: 1000   
Result None

Applies To

The method is applied to the following objects:

View Mode

To view this method in the Object Browser panel and in other panels and dialogs, activate the Advanced view mode.


The method has the following parameters:


Specifies the desired item. You can enter the item’s index (from 0) or its caption. The caption can contain asterisk (*) or question mark (?) wildcards or regular expressions. The asterisk (*) corresponds to a string of any length (including an empty string), the question mark corresponds to any single character (including none). To specify more complicated parts of a caption, use regular expressions.

The caption can be case-sensitive or case-insensitive depending on the value of the Use case-sensitive parameters project setting.


Specifies the touch duration (in milliseconds).

Result Value



To view an example that demonstrates how to use the LongTouchItem method, see Selecting a Segment.

See Also

Testing iOS Applications (Legacy)
Selecting Toolbar and Navigation Bar Items
Selecting a Segment
Selecting an ActionSheet Control's Item
TouchButton Action (Mobile Controls)
LongTouch Action (Mobile Objects)
LongTouchItem Action (Android Controls)

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