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List of Automation Helpers
The modules included in the Ranorex Automation Helpers can be added by dragging and dropping them from the module browser to your test suite. You can configure the modules in the data binding dialog.
Use this module to conveniently share and distribute your test results by e-mail.
The following options are available:
- Send e-mail on success and/or failure
- Attach zipped and PDF report to e-mail
Note that you need to specify the settings of your e-mail server for this module to work.
Use this module to automatically create a PDF version of the report that can be viewed by others who don’t have Ranorex Studio or Report Viewer installed.
The PDF will be saved to your output folder after the test run has finished. The original report will also contain a link to the PDF file.
If you want to convert existing reports to PDF, take a look at this blog page.
Test containers can be repeated on failure with the retry count option in the properties. When this is enabled and the test container initially fails but succeeds on a retry, then the report won’t show any of the related error messages. This module changes just that.
Add it to a test container for which a retry count >= 1 is set. The module will then collect all error messages and add them to the report.
User code methods
The user code methods included in the Ranorex Automation Helpers can be accessed in the ⇢ user code library. Select the desired method, define the required strings, and confirm your selection.
Picks the source element, drags it to the target element and drops it there.
Sends an e-mail. Note that you need to specify the settings of your e-mail server for this method to work
Opens an existing file and adds a new line of text at the end of it.
Checks if files in a directory exist.
Repeatedly checks if files in a directory exist.
Creates a log file containing a custom text in the output folder.
Waits for a popup window to appear and clicks an element to close the window. Running popup watchers will use resources. Make sure to stop them when they are no longer needed.
Stops and removes an active popup watcher.
Stops all active popup watchers.
Concatenates two strings and returns the new string.
Kills a process.
Starts a new timer.
Stops a timer.
Compares two values.
Downloads a file and stores it locally.