Applies to TestComplete 14.71, last modified on November 27, 2020

The Open Applications | Process Filter properties specify which processes should be treated as Open Applications. Filtering out the unnecessary applications increases the test performance as Open applications provide more information than standard ones.

To view or change these default options, select Tools | Default Project Properties from the main menu of TestComplete and then choose Project | Open Applications | Process Filter from the tree on the left of the ensuing Default Project Properties dialog.

You can change the following options --

  • Process filter mode - Specifies which applications TestComplete should consider as Open Applications. The following modes are available:
    Mode Description
    Use all processes Any processes that could be recognized as Open Applications.
    Use only tested applications Only the applications listed in the TestedApps project item.
    Use only selected processes Only the applications specified in the Process list.
    Ignore selected processes Any processes that could be recognized as Open Applications, except for the applications specified in the Process list.
  • Process list - Depending on the chosen Process filter mode, it specifies the processes that should be recognized as Open or that should be treated as standard applications.

    To add the process to the Process list, you can do any of the following:

    • Press the Add button and type the desired process name (only the file name, excluding extension).
    • Press the Add Process button and choose the desired process from the ensuing Select Process dialog.

    To delete a process from the Process list, select it and press Remove.

To save the changes you made to options and close the dialog, press OK. Cancel will close the dialog discarding any changes.

See Also

Project Properties - Process Filter Options
Default Project Properties - Project Options

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