no Element name, no control name, no controlid ???

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no Element name, no control name, no controlid ???

Post by 64bit » Mon Sep 15, 2008 9:18 pm


I wrote a chat application myself with C#. Now I want to select the text in a textbox where the arrow is pointing but I'm lost trying that out. Can you give me any solution to my problem? pls an example code would be appreciated.


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Post by Support Team » Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:11 am

Hi Andrew,

It seems to me, that you're application is based on WPF (.NET 3.5). To automate your textbox control you have to set a value for the property AutomationProperties.Name within your WPF-XAML code as follows:

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<TextBox Margin="135.389,128.05,184,124.95" Name="textBox1" AutomationProperties.Name="MyTextBoxID"/>
After that, you should be able to identify your text box with Ranorex Spy.

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