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Work with the AUT in TestFactory

Preparing to Work with the Application-Under-Test in TestFactory
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Preparing to Work with the Application-Under-Test
in TestFactory
Before you begin working with the AUT in TestFactory or Robot, you must first
"enable" the AUT, and then specify the correct IDE (integrated development
environment) extensions to load for it in Robot. This section describes what
enabling does for Java applications and applets and C++ applications, and provides
instructions on how to specify the IDE extensions to load in Robot.
Enabling Java and C++ Applications
Rational Test Enablers provide specialized support for mapping and testing
controls in Java and C++ applications and in Java applets. To successfully map and
test controls, you must do the following before you start working with the AUT in
TestFactory.
Install the Rational Test Enabler for your IDE. The following table shows the
correct Rational Test Enabler to install for each IDE.
Open the AUT in the development environment and add the ActiveX Test
Control to the forms.
You can install the Rational Test Enablers from the Rational Software Setup
program. For information about how to install the Rational Test Enablers, see the
Rational Suite Installation Guide.
Enabling Java Applications and Applets
Before you work with a Java application or applet in TestFactory, run the Java
Enabler to have it search your hard drive for Java environments such as Web
browsers and Sun JDK installations that Robot supports. The Java Enabler only
enables environments that are currently installed. For more information, see the
Using Rational Robot manual.
IDE
Rational Test Enabler to Install
Java
Rational Test Java Enabler
C++
Rational ActiveX Test Control