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task #5167: Verifying GUI-Testresults using ImageMagick

Submitted by:  Henrik Sandklef <hesa>
Submitted on:  Wed 18 Jan 2006 09:37:57 AM UTC
Votes:  100  
Category:  None Should Start On:  Tue 17 Jan 2006 11:00:00 PM UTC
Should be Finished on:  Sun 19 Feb 2006 11:00:00 PM UTC Priority:  * 7 - High
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  10% Assigned to:  hesa
Open/Closed:  Open Effort:  16.00
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Wed 18 Jan 2006 09:37:57 AM UTC, original submission:  

Verifying test results is vital. With this task we will try to create scripts that fullfill this/these goals


  • easy to use
  • easy to set up
  • general and easy to modify for

   the specific needs of the user

Basic idea:

  • Use the exec functionality of Xnee to

   take screenshots while recording.

  • Record a session and take some snapshots

   (using the grabbed key)

  • Replay this session. Xnee will automagically

   take snapshots "at the same time" as when

  • After the session has ended, compare the

   images taken while recording and the ones
   taken during replay.

  • Present the result in some format

Work packages:

  • Create script taking screenshot.

     User must be able to take a screenshot of :
     - part of the screen
     - complete screen

     Easy to adapt for specific needs

     bash/sh shall be used

  • Create script comparing screenshots.

     User must be able to adjust:

     - what threshold to use as criterion
       for stating the test was OK

     Easy to adapt for specific needs

     bash/sh shall be used

  • Create script for presenting results

     Easy to adapt for specific needs

     bash/sh/python shall be used


Screenshots will be taken by import[1].
Comparison of screenshot will be done using compare[1]

[1] http://www.imagemagick.org/script/index.php

Henrik Sandklef <hesa>
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