IBM Rational Functional Tester 126.96.36.199 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 8.5 including all predecessor fix packs.
|This section provides an overview on what is new in this release with a description of any new functions or enhancements when applicable.|
|This section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.|
|This section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.|
|This section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.|
|This section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.|
|This section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.|
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|Click to review a complete list of the defects (APARs) resolved in this release including a list of resolved defects for the entire version family.|
For information about installing Rational Functional Tester, version 188.8.131.52, see Installing Rational Functional Tester.
Rational Functional Tester help is included with the product. You can also connect to the ibm.com site and access the information center help. See Accessing help in Rational Functional Tester versions 8.2.2 and later in the Rational Functional Tester Information Center.
Note: It is recommended that you access information center help from the ibm.com website. After installing Rational Functional Tester version 8.5 or later, complete these steps:
- Start Rational Functional Tester.
- Click Window and then click Preferences.
- In the Preferences dialog box, expand Help in the left panel, and then click Content.
- In the Content page, select the RFT 8.5 Infocenter row and then click Enable.
- Click Apply and then click OK.
- Restart Rational Functional Tester, and view the help.
Installing Rational Functional Tester 8.5 or later .NET 2010 help
If you have installed Rational Functional Tester 8.5 or later Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 .NET Integration, you must install Rational Functional Tester Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 .NET help manually.
- After installing Rational Functional Tester 8.5 or later Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 .NET Integration, open Rational Functional Tester, click Help and then click Manage Help Settings. This opens the Visual Studio Help Library Manager.
- Select the Install content from disk option.
- Click Browse and select the
helpcontentsetup.mshafile that is available by default in the
Rational Functional Tester installation directory\IBM\SDP\FunctionalTester\vsnet\MSDNHelp\VS2010directory. The help manifest files for other translations are found within the locale folders available in the
VS2010directory. Click Next.
- Select RFT and click Add. The Update button is enabled.
- Click Update. You are prompted to confirm the installation. Click Yes. The Rational Functional Tester .NET help is installed as local help for Visual Studio 2010.
Note: To view the Rational Functional Tester .NET Scripting help in the Visual Studio 2010 IDE, you must enable the local help option in the Help Library Manager.
Tip: To view the complete table of contents of the installed local help in the Visual Studio 2010 IDE, install the Visual Studio Help Keyword Index plug-in that is available from the Microsoft website. Alternatively, you can upgrade to Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 to view help in the Microsoft Help Viewer.
The following sections provide detailed information related to this release.
How critical is this fix?
|This release is a maintenance release of Rational Functional Tester 8.5 It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.|
|Test Results||There are no known issues to report.|
Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems solved in this release.
Known Side Effects
|PM95632||RFT records actions twice in Seibel.|
|PM91085||Error when trying to save recorded script after recording on Internet Explorer 9 file download popup.|
|PM92455||On Chrome browser the getRootTestObject.find() takes a lot of time to search on an object within complex applications.|
|PM87907||inputChar to browser window causes the subsequent actions to not perform action on AUT. However, the script result shows the result as pass.|
|PM77042||When multiple JREs are installed, RFT utilizes the latest JRE.|
|PM91358||On Firefox browser for grid in HTML application, the option Table of Contents with Child Items is not present.|
|PM89978||hasFocus on the combobox always returns true.|
|PM94501||For disabled controls, verification point and APIs like gettext() are failing with testobject in the wrong state.|
|PM92387||If you try to install RFT 8.5 on Windows 7 64-bit from launchpad prior to installing IM, RFT 8.5 launchpad is unable to bring up IM.|
|PM92998||Dojo Tree recording adds the leaf node twice in the click AtPath.|
|PM93276||RFT is unable to highlight/playback actions on Open Dialog Window in AppScan application.|
|PM94364||RFT is unable to find the Dojo grid when the ".dojoclass" property is included in the script.|
- Dojo 1.8 support: Rational Functional Tester supports the testing of HTML applications built using Dojo 1.8 toolkit.
- FTE support for VT100Plus function key sequences: User can now enable FTE to send VT100+ function key sequences.
Problems (APARS) fixed
Problems (APARS) fixed
29 September 2018