Expand Action (Specific to Ext JS Panel Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.61, last modified on February 27, 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.


Depending on the Expand parameter, the Expand action expands or collapses the panel.



TestObj A variable, parameter or expression that specifies a reference to one of the objects listed in the Applies To section
Expand [in]    Optional    Boolean Default value: True   
Result None

Applies To

The method is applied to the following objects:

View Mode

This method is available in the Object Browser panel and in other panels and dialogs in both Basic and Advanced view modes.


The method has the following parameter:


Specifies whether to expand or collapse the panel.

Result Value



If the panel cannot be collapsed, the method fails and posts an error message to the test log.

If the panel is already collapsed (or expanded), the method performs no action and posts an informative message to the test log.

The script recorder recognizes mouse clicks on the “+” buttons within the panel's header and records the Expand command.

See Also

Collapse Action (Specific to Ext JS Panel Controls)
Close Action (Web Controls)
wExpanded Property (Specific to Ext JS Panel Controls)

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