Start application dialog box

You can open the Start Application dialog box with the Start Application button on the Recording toolbar to start your test application while you are recording.Rational® Functional Tester inserts a startApp command into your script.

Application Name

Click the arrow to see the list of applications you can test. Java applications will be indicated as "Application name - java", HTML applications will be indicated as "Application name - htm", and executables or batch files as "Application name - executable". Select the application you want to open and click OK.

Rational® Functional Tester is shipped with several sample applications that will appear in the Start Application dialog box. For example, "ClassicsJavaA - java" is used in theRational® Functional Tester Tutorial. To run the tutorial, see theRational® Functional Tester tutorials.

You can configure your own applications so that they will appear in this list and you can start them using this dialog box. You add your applications by clicking the Edit Applications List button.

Edit Applications List Button

When you click the Edit Applications List button, the Application Configuration Tool opens, which you can use to add and configure your applications for testing. If the application information has already been entered, you can edit the information. You also use the Application Configuration Tool dialog box to add applications. For information on editing or adding application information, see the Application Configuration Tool.