Activate Action

Applies to TestComplete 15.63, last modified on April 23, 2024


This action brings the window to the top (that is, in front of other windows) if it is a top-level window or an MDI-child window. If the window is minimized, Activate first brings it back to the normal state. This action has no effect on popup windows and controls, except that an error message is inserted into the test log.



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

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

Result Value



To view an example that demonstrates how to use the Activate action, see Simulating User Actions on Application Windows.

See Also

ActiveWindow (Desktop Objects)
SetFocus Method (BrowserWindow and Window Objects)
Visible Property
Close Action (Window Objects)
Restore Action

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