If you have a large object map asset it takes a long time to load when you are using .NET 4. Install .NET 4.5 to resolve this issue.
When you connect through the remote desktop protocol (RDP) to a desktop, you take ownership of the desktop by attaching to the desktop with your mouse and keyboard. If the desktop is minimized without ownership of the desktop being released, any playback of mouse clicks or keystrokes is undefined.
As a workaround, you could use a VNC-based remote viewing tool. This would allow replay to continue even if the client window is minimized.
When you have a Check Point firewall or a Check Point ZoneAlarm firewall installed on your system, the Open Agent cannot be started, because the firewall interrupts the communication between the Agent and the infoservice.
To start the Open Agent, you have to uninstall the Check Point firewall from your system.
You cannot specify the modifier in the overloaded domDoubleClick method. The modifier will not be double-clicked, although you have specified the parameter. The overloaded domDoubleClick method, which allows you to specify the modifier, is deprecated. To specify the modifier, you can use the doubleClick method, if you are using a client that supports an overloaded method with the modifiers parameter, or the PressKeys and ReleaseKeys methods.
Silk Test does not support testing Metro-style apps on Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 8.1, or Microsoft Windows 10. Metro-style apps are also known as Windows 8 style, Modern UI style, Windows Store style, or Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps.
The built-in spell checking in Microsoft Windows 8 can be enabled in applications like Internet Explorer 10.
To resolve the issue, perform the following steps:
When you record a click on a part of a complex image, for example an area map, the green highlighting rectangle does not highlight the appropriate area of the image. However, the click will be executed correctly during replay.
If Windows Defender is enabled on your system during the Silk Test installation, you might not be able to start the Open Agent after the installation is complete. Windows Defender might prevent the hotfix setup from performing some required actions. As a workaround, disable Windows Defender during the Silk Test installation.
The IME editor opens on the top-left corner of the current screen instead of opening near the text field from which it is opened.
The Silk Test help might freeze when you enter characters in the Search box on the Index tab in a Compiled HTML Help (.chm) file in Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows RT 8.1, or Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2. To fix this issue, you have to install a Windows update. The update is available from https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3080042.
Using the TypeKeys method to paste the contents of the clipboard with Left Shift+Insert or Right Shift+Insert does not work when the Numeric Lock (Num Lock) key is active.
You can workaround this issue by deactivating the Num Lock in your test script before calling the TypeKeys method.
If you are using Java 8 update 212 or a later update of Java 8, installing Silk Test on a Windows Server 2019 machine will fail with the following error: Windows DLL failed to load.
SilkTest<Version>.exe LAX_VM "[path to java.exe]"
SilkTest200_64bit.exe LAX_VM "c:\java\bin\java.exe"For additional information on installing Silk Test through the command line, refer to the Silk Test Installation Guide.