These commands are generally used to annotate a playback script for instructional purposes.
Here are the command descriptions.
KEY COMMAND SYNTAX:
ORIGIN EXPLANATION COMMENTS STAN MessageBox "message" Edit
Pops up a modal dialog box of a automatically determined size based on the message text saying:[eValid Modal Popup] "message" Click OK to Continue [OK]Everything stops pending the user clicking on OK. STAN MessageWindow "message" [time [ x y w h ]] Edit
Pops up a window containing the "message". If time is specified then the window persists for the specified length of time (in seconds). If in addition the sizes are specified then the window will be of the specified width w and height h at location x y. Note: The popup window generated by this command is a sub-browser so it accepts HTML in the message text.
Sample Script And Screenshots
Here is a sample script that includes typical instances of these commands, plus screenshots of how they appear on the desktop.
# Recording by eValid V9 # (c) Copyright 2000-2012 by Software Research, Inc. # Recording made on: Microsoft Windows XP # ProjectID "Documentation" GroupID "Commands" TestID "message.explanation" LogID "AUTO" ScreenSize 1920 1080 FontSize 0 DeleteCache DeleteCookies InitLink "http://www.e-valid.com/Products/Documentation.9/Playback/m" \ "essage.explanation.html" # Sample using MessageBox command... MessageBox "This is a sample text message displayed with a MessageBox " \ "command in a modal dialog requiring OK to continue. " \ "Playback will be paused awaiting the OK." Breakpoint # Sample using MessageWindow command... MessageWindow "This is a sample text/HTML message displayed with a " \ "MessageWindow command for a specified number of " \ "seconds on the screen at the specified location on the " \ "desktop and of the specified window size. " 30 10 10 300 300 Breakpoint # End of Script.
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Here are the resulting windows from playback of the above script.
Sample of MessageBox Modal Dialog
Sample of HTML Message Window
Here are some addition things to keep in mind.