Decoding the Coded UI Test playback failure – "Search may have failed at ControlX as it may have virtualized children …"

While automating WPF controls in Coded UI Test, the playback would sometimes through an exception with the following error message: “Search may have failed at <ControlX> as it may have virtualized children. If the control being searched is descendant of <ControlX> then including it as the parent container may solve the problem.”   In this…

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Adding new Control support in a Coded UI Test Plugin

  In this blog post, I will describe the various key points that need to be addressed while implementing a new control support in a Coded UI Test Plugin (a  WPF plugin in this case). A sample WPF Calendar control example gives an in-depth on the various implementation details.   I assume that the reader has…

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