Maintaining a test object map

To maintain a test object map, you update it to reflect new versions of the application by accepting new objects on the map, unifying test objects that are similar, and deleting any obsolete test objects.

To maintain a test object map:


  1. Accept New objects on the map. Click Test Object > Accept or Test Object > Accept All on the Functional Tester menu. The New state of the selected test object is removed.

  2. Unify test objects that are similar, taking from each the properties for the new object. Resolve references to the old objects, so that scripts that contain the old objects continue to work. Functional Tester can update these references, but you may need to check out script files.

  3. Delete any obsolete test objects.

Related concepts

Test object maps

New test objects in an object map

Searching for objects in a test object map

Regular expressions

Object library

Get started with Rational Functional Tester

Work with keywords

Searching for test objects

Searching for SAP TestObjects

Simplified scripting

Related tasks

Create and using a test object map to test applications

Create a new test object map

Merging multiple test object maps

Add objects to a test object map

Insert dynamic test object

Converting dynamic test object

Use ClearCase with test object maps

Add a test object to an object map and a script

Editing object properties

Displaying associated scripts

Renewing a name in associated script(s)

Resetting object names to the default names in associated script(s)

Add test objects to a script

Add test object descriptions

Editing test object descriptions

Delete test objects from an object map

Unifying two test objects

Renaming a test asset

Update recognition properties

Delete a test object map

Locating a test object in the application

Calling a script from a functional test script

Related reference

Test object maps


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