Ranorex runtime progress dialog overlaps UI elements

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Ranorex runtime progress dialog overlaps UI elements

Post by IM_MW » Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:42 pm

I didn't find the question with my search. Please excuse if it has already been answered.
I use Ranorex Studio 9.2.1.
During runtime, the test progress dialog covers/conceals/obscures important elements of my SUT. In my case, the GUI's notifications appear directly under this status window.
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Is there any way to position this window differently during runtime? It's important for debugging failing tests, since a lot of validations run on those notifications that are overlapped. So far I couldn't find any option for that.
Thank you in advance for your help!
Best regards
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Re: Ranorex runtime status window overlaps UI elements

Post by odklizec » Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:13 pm

Hi,

Ranorex progress dialog should automatically move away in case the mouse pointer is moved to the progress dialog area. If it does not, then you probably found a bug.

What you can do is to disable the progress dialog, either in Ranorex Studio UI or via code. Please check this post...
https://www.ranorex.com/forum/ranorex-i ... 14012.html
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Re: Ranorex runtime status window overlaps UI elements

Post by IM_MW » Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:30 am

Hi Pavel,
thank you for your answer!
The progress dialog moves away fine when the mouse is moved there, but the notifications are not in the vicinity of the mouse pointer and moving the mouse pointer over them is no solution, because that changes their behavior.
I will try to disable the progress dialog during moments where the notifications are shown, but that's no good solution, just a momentary workaround. I will check if there are any user suggestions for making the dialog's position configurable.
Thanks for the help so far!

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Re: Ranorex runtime progress dialog overlaps UI elements

Post by IM_MW » Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:50 am

I created a feature request for my issue, if anyone is interested:
https://uservoice.ranorex.com/forums/15 ... test-execu

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Re: Ranorex runtime progress dialog overlaps UI elements

Post by odklizec » Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:50 am

Hi,

OK, I now understand your problem. Voted for your request ;) At the moment, I think your best option is to turn the progress dialog off. Eventually, you can make it transparent, using SetOpacity(int) method...

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Ranorex.Controls.ProgressForm.SetOpacity(0); // completely transparent
Ranorex.Controls.ProgressForm.SetOpacity(100);// completely opaque
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Re: Ranorex runtime progress dialog overlaps UI elements

Post by IM_MW » Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:24 am

Configuring the progress dialog's transparecy might actually be a very nice intermediate solution for my problem. Thank you for that suggestion!