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Configuring Silk Performer for testing a Japanese application

Configuring Silk Performer for testing a Japanese application

By default, SilkPerformer and TrueLog Explorer will not be able to properly display Japanese characters on a Windows system with an English locale.

Installing the Language pack in Windows:

Go to START | CONTROL PANEL | REGION AND LANGUAGE | ADMINISTRATIVE | click on Change System Locale and choose Japanese. Restart your machine.

This should allow the characters to be displayed correctly in TrueLog Explorer instead of getting ????. This does not help with the script and a further step is required.

The default font used for the script pane does not support the Japanese characters. To change the font: SETTINGS | SYSTEM | LAYOUT | Click the FONT button | Select "FixedSys" click OK.

You should now be able to see the correct Japanese characters in your scripting window.

It should be noted that user interface language is a client side option and should not affect the way the application operates but it can make it complex to test if you don't speak the language because you have little way of knowing what text items you are working against. If the option exists for your applications team to switch the language for the performance testing period then this may be to your benefit.

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