GUIOBJ.DAT exceeds maximum at recording GUI test script

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Problem(Abstract)

Attempts to record an IBM Rational Robot script against a button result in error "Object information ... maximum size".

Symptom

STEPS TO REPRODUCE

  1. Record a script against Notepad under Windows 7.

  2. Open Notepad.

  3. Click File > Open.

  4. Click button Open.

  5. Observe a Define Object window.

  6. Click OK.


    Observe the following error.


    Object information (GUIOBJ.DAT) exceeds maximum size.

    Under Windows XP, you can record error free.






Cause

The build environment is Visual Studio 6.0. This environment does not combine with Windows 7.

The Rational Robot developer needs to move to Visual Studio 2012.


Environment

Windows 7

Resolving the problem

At the moment there is no plan to fix.

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Document information


More support for:

Rational Robot
Recording

Software version:

7.0.3.9

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1621860

Modified date:

2013-06-14

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