wButtonText Property (ToolBar Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.63, last modified on April 10, 2024
This property is not supported in web tests (including cross-platform web tests) that use XPath expressions and CSS selectors to locate web elements. This property can be only used in tests that locate web objects by using internal identification properties provided by TestComplete.


Use the wButtonText property to get the caption of the toolbar item specified by the Item parameter.



Read-Only Property String
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    

Applies To

The property is applied to the following objects:

View Mode

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


The property has the following parameter:


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.

Property Value

A string value holding the caption of the specified item.


  • Microsoft ToolStrip, WPF ToolBar, Java Swing ToolBar

    If the specified item is not found, wButtonText returns an empty string.

  • Syncfusion XPToolbar, Telerik RadToolBar for ASP.NET AJAX, Infragistics UltraWebToolbar, Bootstrap Button Group, Bootstrap Button Toolbar, Bootstrap Navigation Bar, Oracle Forms Button Bar

    If the item is not found, wButtonText returns an empty string and posts an error message to the test log.

If you use Python or DelphiScript, you should enclose the parameter of the wButtonText property in square brackets: wButtonText[Item].

See Also

Addressing Toolbar Buttons in Desktop Windows Applications
wButtonText Property (Specific to Win32, MFC ToolBar and MFC MenuBar Controls)
Menu Object
wButtonCount Property (ToolBar and MenuBar Controls)
wButtonPos Property (ToolBar and MenuBar Controls)

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