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Mouse move time per action setting, question?

Post by Fergal » Mon May 26, 2014 10:28 am

What would be the impact of increasing the "Mouse move time per action" setting (say from 300ms to 900ms) for automated tests?

Would it improve a Test Cases ability to find buttons, when running tests on a web page?

Would increasing this time setting have any negative impact?

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Re: Mouse move time per action setting, question?

Post by mzperix » Mon May 26, 2014 10:53 am

Hi,

This setting slows down mouse movement between actions. It could help making the tests more stabile if the mouse actions are triggering other thing in the application.

In general, it will not help in finding the buttons. Since there is no real harm in increasing this time setting, you can try if it makes the whole test more efficient.

By increasing the time, the first thing it results is it makes the tests run longer. The longer tests will run, the more mouse actions you have. This could be a negative impact I think.

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Zoltan

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Re: Mouse move time per action setting, question?

Post by Fergal » Wed May 28, 2014 10:33 am

Thanks for your reply Zoltan, that helps clarify the issue.