Legacy application elements are not recognized by Ranorex5.

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Legacy application elements are not recognized by Ranorex5.

Post by ghanekara » Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:21 pm

Hi All,
I am trying to automate a legacy application for our client with Ranorex 5.1.
I am not able to identify the image buttons on the panel.
Please refer attached screenshot.
• Operating system : Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, Service Pack 1
• Ranorex version:

I am not able to post snapshot file as ranorex machine is in firewall.

Please find attached screenshot.
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Re: Legacy application elements are not recognized by Ranorex5.

Post by odklizec » Tue Mar 15, 2016 4:26 pm

Hi Aniruddha,

I'm afraid, there is not much we can do for you without more details about tested app (used GUI technology), Ranorex snapshot, etc... If you cannot provide more details, I would suggest to contact Ranorex support (at [email protected]) and ask them for a remote session, so they can see the problem online and suggest some solutions/workarounds.

Additionally, Ranorex 5.1 is way too old and no longer supported. I would suggest to download and install latest Ranorex 5.4.5 and check if the element recognition improves?

BTW, legacy apps often needs special care using GDI Capture List as described here:
http://www.ranorex.com/support/user-gui ... tions.html
Pavel Kudrys
Ranorex explorer at Descartes Systems

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