CA Gen: Microsoft Test Container

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CA Gen CA Gen - Workstation Toolset CA Gen - Run Time Distributed

Issue/Introduction

In Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and previous releases, Microsoft released its Test Container as an executable. In Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 as subsequent releases, the Test Container is released as a project.

 

 

Resolution

Microsoft Test Container

The Gen Technical Requirements has the following statement of support in the ActiveX Control Support Policy section.

"The support of ActiveX controls with GUI applications in CA Gen is limited to the data types supported by CA Gen and the controls must successfully execute within the Microsoft ActiveX Control Test Container (a Visual Studio option)."

In Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and previous releases, Microsoft released its Test Container as a executable.

In Visual Studio 2005, the executable is located in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\Tools directory and named tstcon32.exe.

In Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 as subsequent releases, the Test Container is released as a project.

In Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, the Test Container project is located in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Samples\1033\AllVCLanguageSamples.zip and drilling down to C++ \ MFC \ ole \ TstCon. Extract the TstCon directory to a user directory and then use Visual Studio to open and build the project.

In Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, the Test Container project is located in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Samples\1033\VC2010Samples.zip and drilling down to C++ \ MFC \ ole \ TstCon. Extract the TstCon directory to a user directory and then use Visual Studio to open and build the project.