error using Object Repository

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error using Object Repository

Post by balajichandan » Thu Mar 11, 2010 12:33 pm


I have seen an error in object repository generated by Ranorex Spy and the error is as follows:

2010/03/11 12:39:07.074 ERROR LogExceptionMsg() Ranorex.ElementNotFoundException : Failed to find item 'MenuItemAdd_New' within the specified timeout of 1.5m.

2010/03/11 12:39:07.168 ERROR User at Ranorex.Core.Repository.RepoGenBaseFolder.CreateAdapterForPath[T](String itemName, String path, Duration searchTimeout, Nullable`1 useEnsureVisible) at RanorexTest2x.ObjRepoFolders.ContextMenuMenu1Folder.get_MenuItemAdd_New() in C:\Balaji\RanorexTest2x\ObjRepo.Repository.cs:line 3050 at RanorexTest2x.DMUtility.SelectImportFilesCtxMenuOnDVNode(TreeItem trNode) in C:\Balaji\RanorexTest2x\DMUtility.cs:line 2313 at RanorexTest2x.OtherScenarios.DM13932_VerifyCtxMnuOperationsOnMatterNode() in C:\Balaji\RanorexTest2x\Other Scenarios.cs:line 1490

This throws an exception dialog with title Microsoft .NET Framework. Can I know why is this happening with object repository. By the way, I use Ranorex 2.1.3.


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Re: error using Object Repository

Post by Support Team » Fri Mar 12, 2010 11:59 am

Hi Balaji,

it's seems that that the item 'MenuItemAdd_New' not exists. Ranorex throw following error "Failed to find item 'MenuItemAdd_New' within the specified timeout of 1.5m. ", beacuse it cannot find the specific item.

And you get an .Net Framework Error, mabye no try catch block is around your code.

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