How to change the length of the Test Object Identifier in Rational Functional Tester

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Question

How do you change the length of the Test Object (TO) Identifier in IBM Rational Functional Tester (RFT)?

Cause

The default length of the TO Identifier is set to 30. Depending on the requirement you are forced to change the TO identifier length.

Answer

The length of the TO identifier is determined by the option set in the rational_ft.rftcust file
typically found in the following location :

C:\Program Files (x86)\IBM\SDP\FunctionalTester\bin\rational_ft.rftcust

The DefaultValue in the following option has to be changed to set the identifier length to a different value and can be varied between 10 and 128


 <Obj L=".Option">
   <Name>rt.max_identifier_length</Name>
   <Type>3</Type>
   <ReadOnly>false</ReadOnly>
   <DefaultValue>30</DefaultValue>
   <Description>%options.max_identifier_length.description</Description>
   <Label>%options.max_identifier_length.label</Label>
   <Category>Record</Category>
   <MinValue>10</MinValue>
   <MaxValue>128</MaxValue>
  </Obj>

After changing the value, restart RFT or the application under Test processes.


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Rational Functional Tester
Documentation

Software version:

8.1, 8.1.0.1, 8.1.0.2, 8.1.0.3, 8.1.1, 8.1.1.1, 8.1.1.2, 8.1.1.3, 8.2, 8.2.0.1, 8.2.0.2, 8.2.1, 8.2.1.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.2.1, 8.3, 8.3.0.1, 8.3.0.2

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1635915

Modified date:

2013-05-01

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