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QTP11 Now Supports Google Chrome – Patch QTPWEB_00088

QTP now Supports GOOGLE Chrome

If you’re like me you’ve been waiting a long time for this one – QTP 11 now support testing web apps in Google Chrome!

HP Patch QTPWEB_00088 features and limitations

HP just released a new patch QTPWEB_00088 that contains the following features and limitations:

  • QTP does not support recording steps in Google Chrome
  • Certain Google Chrome Javascript functionality, like web pages that use JSON objects, may cause unexpected behavior in QTP.
  • If you manually uninstalling the QTP agent extension from Tools>Extensions, you must manually reinstall it if you reinstall this patch.

Browser methods not supported

Also the following methods are not supported:

  • Browser.Home
  • Brpwser.Fulscreen
  • Browser.ClearCache
  • Browser.Objects

Running steps not supported:

  • Chrome: //* pages
  • Multiple tabs
  • Multiple browsers
  • Web pages that include frame sets
  • WebXML test objects
  • Web test objects located inside iFrame controls with a’blank’ or ‘about:blank ‘SRC in property value
  • Developers Tools Pane but running against Google Chrome while the developers tools pane is open is supported
  • Web 2.0 test objects or Web Extensibility-based test objects
  • Web-based env, such as SAP Web, Siebel, Java, .NET Webforms etc..

To Get the Chrome Patch:

To get the Google Chrome Browser Patch for QuickTest Professional either request it from HP support or you can download it from http://www.joecolantonio.com/downloads

For an updated list of all patches available for QTP 11 check out the Patches section in my article:QTP 11 Support Matrix with Patch Updates

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