LongTouchNavItem Action (Specific to Android ActionBar Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.51, last modified on May 31, 2023
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 on a navigation item of the Android action bar control.



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    
Result None

Applies To

The method is applied to the following object:

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 parameter:


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.

Result Value



To view an example that demonstrates how to use the LongTouchNavItem method, see Selecting Action Bar Items.

See Also

Testing Android Applications (Legacy)
Selecting Action Bar Items
TouchNavItem Method (Specific to Android ActionBar Controls)
LongTouch Action (Android Objects)

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