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Chapter 9 - Playback Phases

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C H A P T E R 9
Playing Back GUI Scripts
This chapter explains how to play back GUI scripts. It includes the following topics:
Playback phases
Restoring the test environment before playback
Setting GUI playback options
Playing back a GUI script
Viewing results in the TestManager log
Analyzing verification point results with the Comparators
Playback Phases
When you play back a script, Rational Robot repeats your recorded actions and
automates the software testing process. With automation, you can test each new
build of your application faster and more thoroughly than by testing it manually.
This decreases testing time and increases both coverage and overall consistency.
There are two general phases of script playback:
Test development phase
Regression testing phase
These phases are described in the following sections.