AUT Spy only detects visible columns of given datagrid

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AUT Spy only detects visible columns of given datagrid

Post by sdz » Mon May 03, 2021 4:08 pm


I would like to validate in my given AUT that a certain set of columns is present in a datagrid.
The problem is that in Rx Spy it only shows the /cell[] elements that are currently visible on the UI. Many other cells are hidden and only are shown in SPY when I scroll to them with the horizontal scroll bar.

What would be the best approach in Rx recorder to validate 30 column items?
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Re: AUT Spy only detects visible columns of given datagrid

Post by odklizec » Wed May 05, 2021 8:38 am


I'm afraid, it's not a problem of Spy, but it's a "feature" of given datagrid. It's so called lazy-loading, which saves memory ;) So the only way how to validate such data grid, is to load all items by actually scrolling the datagrid and loading all individual items to a separate list. In other words, you must write a code to do this. You can find an example code (which must be adapted to your datagrid) here:
how-to-get-all-rows-from-a-table-which- ... tml#p57759
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