Repository Item Properties
Each repository item (app folder, rooted folder, simple folder and item) held by a repository has a number of properties.
These properties can be altered by opening the properties tab which can be accessed by right-clicking the desired repository item and choosing 'Properties' in the context menu.
Opening the repository item's properties
Repository item properties
Within the properties tab the following properties are available:
|Absolute Path||The 'Absolute Path' represents the path to the repository item including the paths of all parent folders. This property is read-only.|
|Adapter Type||With the 'Adapter Type' property the adapter type of the repository item can be changed. The best fitting adapter will be chosen by setting this property to default.|
|Effective Timeout||The 'Effective Timeout' property represents the sum of the search timeouts for the specific repository item and all its parent folders. This property is read-only.|
|Comment||Using the comment property, the repository item can be described textual.|
|Live Element||The 'Live Element' represents the element specified by the repository item found in the live system as it is shown in Ranorex Spy.|
|Name||The 'Name' property defines the name of the repository item.|
|Search Timeout||The 'Search Timeout' property defines the amount of time an element will be searched for before an exception is thrown.|
|Use Ensure Visible||The 'Use Ensure Visible' property specifies whether the repository item should be forced to become visible before automation or not.|
Additionally to the properties mentioned in the table above, a rooted folder or an app folder has the following property:
|Use Cache||The 'Use Cache' property will either enable or disable caching for the specific folder. The chapter Repository Troubleshooting - Folder Caching will give more information about folder caching.|