Causes Uniface applications to return a technical name for supported field widgets. This can be used by testing tools to enable automated testing.
|Default value:||None. Returns an empty string.|
||When queried by an MSAA client, returns
a unique technical name for the field widget, grid entity, grid cell representation, or other grid
object in the form. For example:
Microsoft provides an API for Microsoft Active Accessibility (MSAA) that provides methods for exposing information about user interface elements in Windows applications. Although primarily intended for software that makes computers accessible to people with impairments, it is also used by testing tools to provide handles for automated testing.
When this setting is present, the name that Uniface returns for supported widgets can be accessed by the get_accName method provide by the IAccessible interface. For more information, consult the Microsoft documentation at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd318466(v=vs.85).aspx.
Uniface supports MSAA for testing purposes only, and only for supported widgets. The supported widgets are:
- Edit Box
- Check Box
- Color Box
- Combo Box
- Command Button (only for
- Dropdown List
- List Box
- Output Box
- Rich Edit Box
- Grid widget
- TabEx ( including its child tabs and the tab strip scrollbar)
Other widgets may return a technical name, but this name is subject to change.
Important: The technical names returned are not appropriate for screen readers and other accessibility tools.
Returned Technical Names
When set to
TestMode, the name
returned by MSAA is a technical name that can be used by testing tools, but which are not useful
for visually impaired users.
|Uniface UI Object||Returned Technical Name|
where OccurrenceIndex is the number of the visible occurrence in multi-occurrence list.
|Grid Widget Objects|
where OccurrenceIndex is the number of the row number in the Grid widget.