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QTP/UFT support tip: How change mouse replay type

There are scenarios were a scritp is replaying some actions do not occur as expected. Often changing the Web add-in's replay type from event to mouse, or vise versa, will help


To change the event type for the entire script follow these steps:

  1. From the Tools menu, select Options.
  2. Select  Web.
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. Under Replay type in the Run settings, select Event or Mouse, as necessary.
  5. Click OK to close the dialogs.


Also you can made this change by code in case that the change wants to be applied to spefic llines of code.

To set QuickTest Professional to replay by mouse clicks, use:

Setting.webpackage("ReplayType") = 2 'Mouse

To set QuickTest Professional to replay by Web events, use:

Setting.webpackage("ReplayType") = 1 'Event


You can get the current replay mode using the following syntax:

orig = Setting.webpackage("ReplayType")




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