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ClickOnce application testing

Dec 8, 2008 at 2:55 PM

Has anyone used White for testing ClickOnce applications? I was able to successfully launch a ClickOnce installed application programmatically but when I do, the Application.Name value is a system.Exception null reference message.

Thank you!
Dec 8, 2008 at 4:11 PM
My application is a click once as well.  This is what I do to launch the application and use it:


static Application app = null;



static Window window = null;




Application.Launch(PathOfApp);  // which would be the URL



app = Application.Attach("iexplore");



window = app.GetWindow(MAINWINDOW, InitializeOption.NoCache.AndIdentifiedBy("mainWindow"));  // MAINWINDOW is the name of the IE window; ex. "white - Discussions - Windows Internet Explorer" for the project White window



Assert.IsNotNull(window, "Window is null");




Mar 2, 2009 at 8:05 PM
Edited Mar 2, 2009 at 8:07 PM
For those intersted in launching a click once application using the application reference installed in the start menu instead of using the URL you must append ".appref-ms" to the application reference.


public const string PATH = @"C:\Documents and Settings\user\Start Menu\Programs\Applications\app_to_test.appref-ms";