get toolbar menu state

Description

Retrieve the state of a specified item on a drop-down menu hosted by a toolbar button (that is, a drop-down menu that appears when user clicks a button on a toolbar).

Arguments

window
TA name of the window.
control
TA name of the toolbar control.
button
Button, as identified by its caption or index value.
item
Menu item or menu item path (see Notes).
variable
(Optional) Variable to receive the returned value.
Possible returned values:
  • enabled
  • disabled
  • checked

Valid contexts

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

Notes

  • item argument:
    • Menu items are identified by their caption properties.
    • If a menu path of more than one item must be specified, use arrow symbols ( -> ) as delimiters between menu items. For example, Vehicles->Cars->Four-door sedans.
  • variable argument:
    • If the variable in argument variable has not been declared, the action creates it as a global.
    • If the variable argument is left empty, TestArchitect supplies a global variable with the name _result.
  • This action supports the <ignore> modifier. If the string <ignore> is present as the value of any of the arguments, or any argument contains an expression that evaluates to <ignore>, the action is skipped during execution.

Applicable Built-In Settings

The following settings are applicable to this action: case sensitive, ignore blank space, remove double quotes from cells, standard ASCII only, item wait, object wait, value changed wait, window wait, load invisible controls.

Applicable Controls

This action is applicable to the following controls: toolbar

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