Applies to TestComplete 14.30, last modified on November 21, 2019
Information in this topic applies to desktop applications only.

To recognize UI elements in an application by their text contents, the following requirements must be met:

  • You must have an active license for the TestComplete Desktop module.

  • The Text Recognition plugin must be installed and enabled in TestComplete. The plugin is installed and enabled automatically when you install TestComplete.

    If you experience issues with text recognition, select File > Install Extensions from the TestComplete main menu and check whether the Text Recognition plugin is enabled.

  • The text to recognize must be drawn:

    • By the window procedure when it processes the WM_PAINT or WM_PRINTCLIENT message.

    – or –

    • By functions of the Direct2D library.

See Also

Using Text Recognition Technology
Installing Extensions

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