Rational Diagnostic Tools
Starting an Application
3. Fill in the dialog box and click OK.
For information about an item in the dialog box, click the question mark in the
upper-right corner and then click the item.
4. Continue recording or editing the script.
During playback, Rational Robot starts the specified application when it reaches that
command in the script.
Starting Applications Under the Rational Diagnostic Tools
When you play back a Robot script, you can have any applications specified in the
script start under the following Rational diagnostic tools:
Rational Purify Detects and diagnoses memory access errors and memory leaks.
Robot with playback under Purify works with Visual C/C++ applications on
Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000.
Rational Quantify Profiles the time spent in each module, function, line, and
block of code, and detects performance bottlenecks within an application. Robot
with playback under Quantify works with Visual C/C++, Visual Basic, and Java
applications on Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000.
Rational PureCoverage A code coverage analyzer that reports which modules,
functions, and lines of code were and were not executed in any run or collection of
runs. Robot with playback under PureCoverage works with Visual C/C++, Visual
Basic, and Java applications on Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000.
There are two ways to specify the diagnostic tool that an application should start
During recording, in the Start Application or Start Java Application dialog box
During playback, in the Diagnostic Tools tab of the GUI Playback Options
NOTE: Do not use the Windows desktop (such as the Start button on the
taskbar) to start an application.