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SilkTest Open Agent fails to record Javascript

SilkTest Open Agent fails to record Javascript

This problem occurs in SilkTest 14.x, SilkTest 15.0 and SilkTest 15.0 HF 1 running under IE 8/9/10/11. It can be reproduced as follows;

1. Create a javascript file and save as “C:\index.html” as below:

  <script >
  function clickfunc(){
    func = function(){
  window.setTimeout("func()", 10);
  </script >
  <a href="#" onclick="javascript:clickfunc()" >click me </a >

2. Start SilkTest Classic
3. Select New Project | Generic | Open Agent | Project Name
4. Click “Configure Applications”
5. Select Web Site Test Configuration | Browser type: IE | Browser Instance: Start new browser:
6. Browse to URL: C:\index.html
7. Click “Record Testcase”
8. Click “click me” under the “index.html”

The 'Alert 1' popup dialog does not appear.

The workaround solution is to modify

  window.setTimeout("func()", 10)

  window.setTimeout(func, 10)
SilkTest can then record this script as normal. This has been confirmed as a defect and will be fixed in a future release of SilkTest.

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