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SangeethaHanchate Absent Member.
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Wait statements in Silktest

 Hi All,

Can anyone suggest how to introduce explicit wait and implicit wait statements instead of using Sleep in Silktest?

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RE: Wait statements in Silktest

Hi Sangeetha,

The Sleep() function in SilkTest Classic is essentially your basic 'wait' command, where you tell the script how long to pause before resuming at the next step.

We also provide the following methods that allow you to wait until certain criteria are met before proceeding:

WaitforObject(locator, [timeout]):
Waits for an object that matches the specified locator to exist, before proceeding If the locator is not matched within the timeout period, the script moves on regardless.

WaitforProperty(propertyName, propertyValue, [timeout]):
Waits until the property specified by the propertyName parameter returns the value specified by the propertyValue parameter or until the timeout value is reached.

WaitforDisappearance([timeout]);
Waits until an object no longer exists or the timeout value is reached.

WaitForChildDisappearance (locator, [timeout]):
Waits until the child object specified by the locator parameter no longer exists or the timeout value is reached.

WaitforBitmap(sBitmapFile, timeout, [RECT], [Maskfile]):
Waits for a screen image to match a saved bitmap within a timeout interval, and returns the time it took for the bitmap to appear.

Please see the Help Documentation for further details and examples of how to use these methods.

Best Regards...

JohnM.
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