The Stores > Files item of a TestComplete project contains a collection of arbitrary files (graphic, text, HTML, PDF, and so on) that your tests use.
Typically, these files are used for comparison and verification. For example, you may need to check whether a tested file stores the appropriate data or whether the tested application generates the same output data that was generated during the previous test run. In this case, you add a baseline file to the Files collection and compare it with the actual file. For information on using stored files for comparison purposes, see About File Checkpoints.
For information on how to read data from and write data to external files during testing, see Working With External Data Sources.
In This Section
Describes how you can add files to the Files collection of the Stores project item.
Provides information on the Files editor and describes how you can use it to modify the Files collection.
Explains how to modify the contents of the files stored in the Files collection.
Explains how to update the contents of the files stored in the Files collection.
Describes how to delete files from the Files collection.
Related Topics of Interest
Contains information on creating file checkpoints, on comparing files byte-by-byte and on comparing files that have variable parts.
Contains information on creating PDF checkpoints and comparing text contents of PDF files.
Contains information on creating manual checkpoints. These checkpoints use the Files collection of the Stores project item.