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Posted 3 Apr 2008

UITestBench, a lightweight UI testing library

, 3 Apr 2008 CPOL
This article describes how to build a lightweight test bench for testing user interfaces which are written entirely in C#/.NET, using NUnit or any other unit test framework.
 * This file is licensed under the Code Project CPOL License
 * © Steffen Schütte 2008

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;

namespace de.steffenschuette.UITest.Framework
    /// <summary>
    /// This class contains a dictionary with all gathered UI elements
    /// for the form with the name FormName.
    /// </summary>
    internal class UIFormInfo
        /// <summary>
        /// Dicitionary containing the UIItemInfo for each item id.
        /// </summary>
        private IDictionary<string, UIElementInfo> uiElements;

        private string formName;

        public string FormName
            get { return formName; }

        public UIFormInfo(string formName, IDictionary<string, UIElementInfo> uiElements)
            this.uiElements = uiElements;
            this.formName = formName;

        /// <summary>
        /// Gets the UI element with the given id.
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="elementId">The element id.</param>
        /// <returns></returns>
        public UIElementInfo GetUIElementInfo(string elementId)
            //return the element if it exists
            if (uiElements.ContainsKey(elementId))
                return uiElements[elementId];
                throw new Exception("Element with key '" + elementId + "' not found in form '" + formName + "'!");

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