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Can SWTBot be used to scrape the Console view? [message #526139] Thu, 08 April 2010 20:32 Go to next message
Jeff Johnston is currently offline Jeff Johnston
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Is there a way using SWTBot to get the contents of the Console tab? It isn't clear to me how to go about this.
Re: Can SWTBot be used to scrape the Console view? [message #526147 is a reply to message #526139] Thu, 08 April 2010 21:36 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Pascal G is currently offline Pascal G
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Jeff Johnston wrote:
> Is there a way using SWTBot to get the contents of the Console tab? It
> isn't clear to me how to go about this.

SWTBotStyledText styledText = new
SWTWorkbenchBot().viewByTitle("Console").bot().styledText(); ??

I think the console view use a styled text. Might also be a plain Text.
Dunno.

Hope this helps.
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Re: Can SWTBot be used to scrape the Console view? [message #526158 is a reply to message #526147] Fri, 09 April 2010 02:32 Go to previous message
Ralf Ebert is currently offline Ralf Ebert
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Hi Jeff,

> SWTBotStyledText styledText = new
> SWTWorkbenchBot().viewByTitle("Console").bot().styledText(); ??

yes, I was just curious about it, this works as proposed by Pascal:

public class SampleIDETest {

private SWTWorkbenchBot bot = new SWTWorkbenchBot();

@Test
public void testConsole() throws Exception {
SWTBotView consoleView = bot.viewByTitle("Console");
consoleView.show();
assertEquals("hi\n", consoleView.bot().styledText().getText());
}

}

btw: To determine the type of a widget you want to work with it's very helpful to run the
application with the SWTBot Spy plug-in. The spy plug-in view shows for the console text:

//Shell/-1//Composite/4//Composite/0//Composite/3//Composite /0//PageBook/0//StyledText/1

Greetings,

Ralf



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