ClickItem Action (ListView Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.63, last modified on April 10, 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 ClickItem action moves the mouse pointer to the control’s item specified by its index or name, and then simulates a single click over it.


TestObj.ClickItem(Item, Shift)

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    
Shift [in]    Optional    TShiftKey Default value: skNoShift   
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 caption or zero-based index of the desired item. The caption could contain asterisk (*) or question mark (?) wildcards or regular expressions. The asterisk corresponds to a string of any length, the question mark corresponds to any single character. 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 a key which will be pressed during the click. See TShiftKey.

Result Value



  • If the item is not found, ClickItem fails and posts an error message to the test log.

  • In the Microsoft Edge browser, TestComplete sometimes fails to simulate the ClickItem action against jQuery controls.

See Also

Selecting List View Items in Desktop Windows Applications
ClickItem Action (Specific to Win32 ListView and Infragistics UltraListView Controls)
ClickItemR Action (ListView Controls)
ClickItemXY Action (ListView Controls)
ClickItemRXY Action (ListView Controls)

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