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Launch a specified application on the test machine.


Valid contexts

This action may be used within the following project items: test modules and user-defined actions.


Applicable Built-In Settings

The following settings are applicable to this action: remove double quotes from cells.

Example - Case 1: Starting an application

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Example - Case 2: Starting an application that accepts an argument

Say you want to open a text file with the Notepad++ application. Since Notepad++ accepts the path of a text file as a command line argument, we can specify the file when we launch the application. We have two options for doing this.

Option 1: Using the parameter argument:

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Option 2: Including the argument to the application in the program argument:

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Example - Case 3: Starting an application on an iOS device

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Example - Case 4: Starting an Android application

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