LongTouchItem Action (Specific to iOS Picker View Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.64, last modified on May 16, 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 item specified by its index or name and by the wheel number in a picker view control.


TestObj.LongTouchItem(Item, Wheel, 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    
Wheel [in]    Optional    Integer Default value: 0   
HoldDuration [in]    Optional    Integer Default value: 1000   
Result None

Applies To

The method is applied to the following object:

View Mode

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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 index (from 0) of the wheel to perform the action on. If it is not specified, the action is performed on the first wheel.


Specifies the touch duration (in milliseconds).

Result Value



The following example performs a long touch on the second item in the first wheel of a picker view control:

JavaScript, JScript

function Test()
  // Select the mobile device
  // Obtain the PickerView object
  var p = Mobile.Device().Process("SampleApp");
  var pickerview = p.Window(3).PickerView();
  pickerview.LongTouchItem(1, 0)


def Test():
  # Select the mobile device
  # Obtain the PickerView object 
  p = Mobile.Device().Process("SampleApp")
  pickerview = p.Window(3).PickerView()
  pickerview.LongTouchItem(1, 0)


Sub Test()
  Dim p, pickerview
  ' Select the mobile device
  ' Obtain the PickerView object
  Set p = Mobile.Device.Process("SampleApp")
  Set pickerview = p.Window(3).PickerView
  Call pickerview.LongTouchItem(1, 0)
End Sub


procedure Test();
  p, pickerview;
  // Select the mobile device
  // Obtain the PickerView object
  p := Mobile.Device.Process('SampleApp');
  pickerview := p.Window(3).PickerView;
  pickerview.LongTouchItem(1, 0);

C++Script, C#Script

function Test()
  // Select the mobile device
  // Obtain the PickerView object
  var p = Mobile["Device"].Process("SampleApp");
  var pickerview = p["Window"](3)["PickerView"]();
  pickerview["LongTouchItem"](1, 0);

See Also

Testing iOS Applications (Legacy)
Selecting Picker View Items
wItem Property (iOS Picker View Controls)

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