DropDown Action (Combo Box Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.65, last modified on July 17, 2024
This method is not supported in web tests (including cross-platform web tests) that use XPath expressions and CSS selectors to locate web elements. This method can be only used in tests that locate web objects by using internal identification properties provided by TestComplete.


The DropDown action opens the control’s drop-down list.



TestObj A variable, parameter or expression that specifies a reference to one of the objects listed in the Applies To section
Result None

Applies To

The method is applied to the following objects:

View Mode

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Result Value



To check the current list state, use the wIsDropDownOpened property. If you are testing Java Swing ComboBox, Qt ComboBox, Syncfusion ComboBox Controls, Syncfusion ComboDropDown, Telerik RadComboBox for ASP.NET AJAX, Win32 ComboBox or WPF ComboBox controls, use the wIsDropDownListOpened property instead.


You can find an example demonstrating how to use the DropDown method of a Win32 combo box controls in the Working With Drop-Down Lists in Desktop Windows Applications topic. You can work with other drop-down controls in a similar way.

See Also

Working With Drop-Down Lists in Desktop Windows Applications
wIsDropDownListOpened Property (Combo Box Controls)
wIsDropDownOpened Property (Combo Box Controls)

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