Create a Silverlight Out-of-Browser Test (Standalone)

Important Notes:

  • If you are testing a Silverlight In-Browser web application, we recommend treating it as a standard Web Test with no additional configuration.
  • See here for what constitutes Out-of-Browser.
  • Once a Silverlight Out-of-Browser application is configured for recording, Test Studio modifies its shortcut to point directly to the application's location on disk. This replaces the Microsoft "offline://" notation. The side effect of this is that your application will not detect that it is running in Out-of-Browser mode and code must be written in the application to work around this limitation.
  • Test Studio does not support the Web Browser control in Silverlight Out-of-Browser applications.
  1. Launch Test Studio.
  2. Click Create New Project, name the project, and click OK.
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  4. Right click the project node and click Add New Test.
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  6. Select Web Test, name the test, press Enter, and double click it to open it.
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  8. Click the Out-Of-Browser icon in the Silverlight ribbon.
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  10. Check the Configure this test to run against a Silverlight application box in Out-Of-Browser options.
  11. Browse for the Local Application Directory or drag and drop a link to your Silverlight application.
  12. Select Silverlight Out-of-Browser under Recording Host.
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  14. Click Record to launch the out-of-browser app with the recording toolbar docked at the top.
  15. Notice that steps are added to the test as actions are taken within the application.
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  17. Close the application to stop recording.