Silk Test Classic is Unicode-enabled, which means that Silk Test Classic is able to recognize double-byte (wide) languages. We have enabled components within the application to deal with Unicode content. The Silk Test Classic GUI supports the display and input of wide text. The 4Test language processor has been enhanced to support wide text. All 4Test library functions have been widened. The extensions have been enhanced to support the input and output of wide text.
We have added and modified 4Test functions to deal with internationalization issues. With Silk Test Classic you can test applications that contain content in double-byte languages such as Chinese, Korean, or Japanese (Kanji) characters, or any combination of these. You can also name Silk Test Classic files using internationalized characters. Silk Test Classic supports three text file formats: ANSI, Unicode and UTF-8.
Silk Test Classic supports the following:
For information about new features, supported platforms, and tested versions, refer to the Release Notes.
Testing an internationalized application, particularly one that contains double-byte characters, is more complicated than testing an application that contains strictly English single-byte characters. Testing an internationalized application requires that you understand a variety of issues, from operating system support, to language packs, to fonts, to working with IMEs and complex languages.
Before you begin testing your application using Silk Test Classic, you must do the following: