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After I upgraded from QTP 10 to 11, it required me to fully qualify my window paths using descriptive programming.

For example, this sort of thing used to work in QTP 10:


Now, I am required to specify the entire path to get to the dialog:


Is there an option or some way that I can tell QTP to dynamically figure out the path as it used to in the previous version?

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Unless your application has changed this sounds like a defect in QTP 11, have you contacted support? – Motti Jul 7 '11 at 17:15
I have not yet, no. I thought perhaps this would yield a better, faster, and stronger answer. – Todd Bumbarger Jul 7 '11 at 17:24
Perhaps it still will but there are some problems the internet can't solve... – Motti Jul 7 '11 at 17:42
Maybe you should ask this question on stackoverflow, I see this site has 4 QTP questions which SO has over 200 so there's more of a chance you'll get an answer. – Motti Jul 7 '11 at 20:00
True, but then that won't help to generate content here... – Todd Bumbarger Jul 7 '11 at 20:05

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