CheckItem Action (Bar Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.65, last modified on June 25, 2024


The CheckItem action moves the mouse pointer to a certain bar control item and then checks or unchecks it.


TestObj.CheckItem(Item, State)

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    
State [in]    Required    Variant    
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 whether an item should be checked or unchecked.

Possible values:

Value Description
cbChecked, True or 1 The control item will be checked.
cbUnchecked, False or 0 The control item will be unchecked.

Result Value



If the specified item does not exist, or does not allow checking, CheckItem fails and posts an error message to the test log. If the specified item was clicked, but its state did not changed, CheckItem posts a warning message to the test log.

See Also

ClickItem Action (Bar Controls)
DblClickItem Action (Bar Controls)

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