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Understanding Checkpoint Types
Lesson 4 Creating Checkpoints
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Understanding Checkpoint Types
QuickTest Professional offers the following types of checkpoints:
Checkpoint
Type
Description
Example of Use
Standard
Checkpoint
Checks values of an object's
properties.
Check that a radio button is
selected.
Image
Checkpoint
Checks the property values of
an image.
Check that the image source file
is correct.
Table
Checkpoint
Checks information in a table.
Check that the value in a table
cell is correct.
Page
Checkpoint
Checks the characteristics of a
Web page.
Check how long a Web page takes
to load or if a Web page contains
broken links.
Text /
Text Area
Checkpoint
Checks that a text string is
displayed in the appropriate
place in a Web page or
application window.
Check whether the expected text
string is displayed in the expected
location on a Web page or dialog
box.
Bitmap
Checkpoint
Checks an area of a Web page or
application after capturing it as
a bitmap
Check that a Web page (or any
portion of it) is displayed as
expected.
Database
Checkpoint
Checks the contents of
databases accessed by an
application or Web site
Check that the value in a
database query is correct.
Accessibility
Checkpoint
Identifies areas of a Web site to
check for Section 508
compliancy.
Check if the images on a Web
page include ALT properties,
required by the W3C Web
Content Accessibility Guidelines.
XML
Checkpoint
Checks the data content of
XML documents.
Note: XML file checkpoints are
used to check a specified XML
file; XML application checkpoints
are used to check an XML
document within a Web page.