LongTouchTab Method (Specific to iOS TabBar Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 14.72, last modified on December 24, 2020


The LongTouchTab action simulates a long touch on the caption of the tabbed page.



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 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 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



For an example that demonstrates how to use the method in iOS applications, see Selecting Tab Bar Items.

See Also

Testing iOS Applications
Selecting Tab Bar Items
TouchTab Method (Mobile Controls)
LongTouch Action (Mobile Objects)

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