[Windows] Switch To Desktop

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Starting from version 7.0.0, Windows desktop application testing is available on Katalon Studio.

switchToDesktop

  • Description: Switch from the current running driver to a desktop session of the Windows Driver. This keyword initializes another Windows Driver with the app: Root (the whole desktop) desired capability and the same WinAppDriver URL and Proxy settings of the application driver. All of Windows built-in keywords now are manipulated by the desktop Windows Driver.
  • Keyword name: switchToDesktop
  • Keyword syntax: Windows.switchToDesktop()
  • Example:
"Start the note pad application"
Windows.startApplication('C:\\Windows\\System32\\notepad.exe')

"Switch to control the Desktop"
Windows.switchToDesktop()

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