Microsoft Indic Language Input Tool (Beta)

It wasn’t easy to write in Hindi before with ENU keyboard. Here comes Microsoft Indic Language Input tool. It currently supports Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. This is what I get when I type “Hindi”. I suggest giving it a try.


Debugging Mouse Click Failures (UI synchronization related)

Test method SomeProject.CodedUITest1.CodedUITestMethod1 threw exception: Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UITest.Extension.PlaybackFailureException: Cannot perform ‘Click’ on the control. Additional Details: TechnologyName:  ‘MSAA’ Name:  ‘Foo’ ControlType:  ‘Client’ —> System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component. What if you get Exception like this when you try to click a control. There can be many reasons for…


Does Dragging action on WPF controls hangs?

An issue was reported lately that Drag Drop actions on WPF items hangs when using CodedUITest. Attached is the code for my dummy WPF application.Below is what my CodeduiTest looks like:- // Move ‘Item3’ list item from (17, 6) to ‘listBox2’ list box (36, 53) uIListBox2List.EnsureClickable(new Point(36, 53)); Mouse.StartDragging(uIItem3ListItem, new Point(17, 6)); Mouse.StopDragging(uIListBox2List, new Point(36,…


Testing WebPages that uses Windows Authentication for different credentials

One of our customer asked us this “Coded UI test tool is not recording the steps when IE user session is different from logged in user. I have opened the IE session with test user(Domain\testuser) and Coded ui test builder with logged in user. When I try to record the steps using Coded UI Test…


Beginning of THE BEGINNING

Its been over 2 years since I joined Microsoft after completing my Bachelors. I have been seeing geeks, enthusiasts and passionates blogging. It is an unexplored world for me and hence thought of giving it a try. Hope to continue blogging. What I will be blogging? Mainly about Manual Testing and Codeduitest feature as part…