FIX: Hidden field parameters in a Web page may be modified when you record a Web test in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System Test Edition

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SYMPTOMS

When you record a Web test in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System Test Edition, the hidden field parameters in a Web page that contains JavaScript may be modified. Additionally, the Web Test Recorder may record (bind) the modified hidden field parameters incorrectly.

This problem occurs if the Web page that is recorded contains a post form that has an onClick event handler.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the Web Test Recorder records incorrect values for the hidden fields or assigns empty value to the hidden fields if the hidden field parameters are modified in JavaScript.

RESOLUTION

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.LoadTestUI.dll8.0.50727.2351,024,00026-Oct-200622:34
Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.RecorderBarBHO.dll8.0.50727.23529,69626-Oct-200619:32
Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.RecorderBar.dll8.0.50727.235118,78426-Oct-200622:32
Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.WebTestFramework.dll8.0.50727.235139,26426-Oct-200622:31
Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.WebTestFramework.dll8.0.50727.235139,26426-Oct-200622:31
Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.WebTestFramework.dll8.0.50727.235139,26426-Oct-200622:31

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about similar problems with Web tests in Visual Studio 2005, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
919898 FIX: Error message when you try to start the Web test recorder in Visual Studio 2005 Team System Test Edition: "Recorder must be started from Visual Studio"

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Article ID: 919899 - Last Review: April 27, 2007 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System Test Edition
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