Wednesday, January 9, 2013

[Ann]: Cobra 3.0 - Windows GUI test automation tool


- Added getcellsize / getcellvalue, returns table cell size and value respectively
- API getaccesskey() is available, it returns the access key of a control
- API appunderteset() is available, it is used to assign tested application to improve test speed and performance
- Fix the missing window issue
- Fix some i18n/l10n environment issues
- API getcombovalue() is available, it returns a default value of a combobox
- Fix combobox operation problem in APIs: comboselect / verifyselect / showlist / hidelist / getallitem
- Fix inaccurate waiting time problem in hastate()
- Fix shift key problem in enterstring()


- John Yingjun Li
- VMware colleagues

Please spread the word and also share your feedback with us (email me).

About LDTP:

Cross Platform GUI Automation tool Linux version is LDTP, Windows version is Cobra and Mac version is PyATOM (Work in progress).

* Linux version is known to work on GNOME / KDE (QT >= 4.8) / Java Swing / LibreOffice / Mozilla application on all major Linux distribution.
* Windows version is known to work on application written in .NET / C++ / Java / QT on Windows XP SP3 / Windows 7 / Windows 8 development version.
* Mac version is currently under development and verified only on OS X Lion. Where ever PyATOM runs, LDTP should work on it.

Download source / binary (Windows XP / Windows 7 / Windows 8)
System requirement: .NET 3.5, refer README.txt after installation

Documentation references: For detailed information on LDTP framework and latest updates visit

LDTP API doc / Java doc
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