Supported Java Controls

Applies to TestLeft 4.91, last modified on July 1, 2021

TestLeft can simulate user actions and access internal properties and methods of various Java controls. You can also command your tests to recognize your custom controls as Java controls to simulate user actions against them.

About Supported Java Controls

TestLeft can simulate user actions against any Java control via graphical user interface. In addition, TestLeft provides extended support for the most of Java controls.

In your tests, you can cast these controls to appropriate interfaces that extend the control’s functionality with a number of additional methods and properties. Use those methods and properties to simulate various user actions over the controls, for example, select individual items or retrieve item text.

Supported Component Versions

Java 5 - 11.

Supported Classes

TestLeft recognizes controls by their class name. Below is a full list of the Java controls that TestLeft supports.

Controls Classes
Button javax.swing.JButton
Check box javax.swing.JCheckBox
Combo box javax.swing.JComboBox
List javax.swing.JList
Main menu  
Menu bar javax.swing.JMenuBar
Password field      javax.swing.JPasswordField
Radio button javax.swing.JRadioButton
Scroll bar javax.swing.JScrollBar
javax.swing.JScrollPane$ScrollBar     
Scroll pane javax.swing.JScrollPane
Slider javax.swing.JSlider
Spinner javax.swing.JSpinner
Tabbed pane javax.swing.JTabbedPane
Table javax.swing.JTable
Text area javax.swing.JTextArea
javax.swing.JTextPane
javax.swing.JEditorPane
Text field javax.swing.JTextField
javax.swing.JFormattedTextField
Toggle button javax.swing.JToggleButton
Tool bar javax.swing.JToolBar
Tree javax.swing.JTree

Recognizing Custom Controls

To command TestLeft to recognize your custom controls as Java controls, cast your control to the interface of the appropriate type.

If your control does not fit the type of the control, for which the interface provides support, it may improperly respond to commands that TestLeft will send, and simulating user actions against your control may cause errors.

See Also

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