wIsDropDownButton Property (ToolBar Controls)

Applies to TestComplete 15.64, last modified on June 12, 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 this property to determine whether the specified toolbar item is a drop-down button.



Read-Only Property Boolean
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

To view this property in the Object Browser panel and in other panels and dialogs, activate the Advanced view mode.


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

Returns True if the specified item is a drop-down button. Returns False otherwise.


  • If the specified item is not found, the property returns False and posts an error message to the test log.

  • Bootstrap Button Group, Bootstrap Button Toolbar, Bootstrap Navigation Bar, Oracle Forms Button Bar

    If the specified item is not found, the property posts an error message to the test log.

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

See Also

Checking the Toolbar Buttons' Type in Desktop Windows Applications
wIsDropDownButton Property (Specific to Win32, MFC ToolBar and MFC MenuBar Controls)
wIsCheckButton Property (ToolBar Controls)
wIsSeparatorButton Property (ToolBar Controls)

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