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bkruse
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Drag and drop between distinct forms/applications

Post by bkruse » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:37 pm

Hi,

I want to achieve the following:
Drag an item (file) from one windows explorer window to another windows explorer window.
Windows 7 Pro 32bit, Ranorex 4.0.3, no Turbo Mode active.

The recorded code is:

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        [System.CodeDom.Compiler.GeneratedCode("Ranorex", "4.0.3")]
        void ITestModule.Run()
        {
            Mouse.DefaultMoveTime = 300;
            Keyboard.DefaultKeyPressTime = 100;
            Delay.SpeedFactor = 1.0;

            Init();

            Report.Log(ReportLevel.Info, "Mouse", "Mouse Left Down item 'Form64Driver.Name1' at 42;11.", repo.Form64Driver.Name1Info, new RecordItemIndex(0));
            repo.Form64Driver.Name1.MoveTo("42;11");
            Mouse.ButtonDown(System.Windows.Forms.MouseButtons.Left);
            Delay.Milliseconds(940);
            
            Report.Log(ReportLevel.Info, "Mouse", "Mouse Left Up item 'ProgrammerV61.Elementansicht' at 135;466.", repo.ProgrammerV61.ElementansichtInfo, new RecordItemIndex(1));
            repo.ProgrammerV61.Elementansicht.MoveTo("135;466");
            Mouse.ButtonUp(System.Windows.Forms.MouseButtons.Left);
            Delay.Milliseconds(700);
            
        }
Interesting:
If I convert it to UserCode and change the repo.Form64Driver.Name1.MoveTo("42;11"); to Mouse.MoveTo(repo.Form64Driver.Name1, "42;11"); then it works fine!

Modified UserCode:

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        public void test()
        {
        	Report.Log(ReportLevel.Info, "Mouse", "Mouse Left Down item 'Form64Driver.Name1' at 42;11.", repo.Form64Driver.Name1Info, new RecordItemIndex(0));
//            repo.Form64Driver.Name1.MoveTo("42;11");
			Mouse.MoveTo(repo.Form64Driver.Name1, "42;11");
            Mouse.ButtonDown(System.Windows.Forms.MouseButtons.Left);
            Delay.Milliseconds(940);
            
            Report.Log(ReportLevel.Info, "Mouse", "Mouse Left Up item 'ProgrammerV61.Elementansicht' at 135;466.", repo.ProgrammerV61.ElementansichtInfo, new RecordItemIndex(1));
//            repo.ProgrammerV61.Elementansicht.MoveTo("135;466");
			Mouse.MoveTo(repo.ProgrammerV61.Elementansicht, "135;466");
            Mouse.ButtonUp(System.Windows.Forms.MouseButtons.Left);
            Delay.Milliseconds(700);
        }
Also, the record/playback without modification works fine if I drag and then drop it in/to the same windows explorer window.

In fact, I tried to move a file from windows explorer to our application, which has the same problem.
Seems to me as if the Ranorex record functionality has a little issue with dragging between different forms/applications?

regards, Björn

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Re: Drag and drop between distinct forms/applications

Post by Support Team » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:26 pm

Hello,

Thank you for reporting this issue.
I added it into our internal bugtracking system in order to analyze it.

Please use the workaround with 'Mouse.MoveTo()' until this issue is fixed.
Thank you.

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Re: Drag and drop between distinct forms/applications

Post by Support Team » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:26 pm

Hello,

Thank you for reporting this issue.
I added it into our internal bugtracking system in order to analyze it.

Please use the workaround with 'Mouse.MoveTo()' until this issue is fixed.
Thank you.

Regards,
Markus (T)