Dear QF-Test users and interested parties,

We would like to thank you for the great cooperation this year!

Topics of this edition of our newsletter:

1. QF-Test Version 4.7.2 Released
2. Free Special Webinar on March 09, 2020 about Variables in QF-Test
3. New YouTube Videos and Blog Articles
4. QF-Test Training Dates in 2020
5. Release Notes about QF-Test 4.7.2

We wish you happy holidays and a peaceful time with your families.

Your QFS Team


QFS again donates to organizations with an ecological or social focus that are well known to us like Globolab or bicycles in East Africa. This year every QFS employee has an additional charity budget to assign personally.


Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year 2020!

1. Highlights of QF-Test Version 4.7.2


Download-Link for QF-Test 4.7.2

In this release we completely re-wrote the manual chapters for web testing and especially the use of the central procedures qfs.web.ajax.installCustomWebResolver.
Also included are support for Eclipse/SWT 4.14 alias "2019-12", updates for the latest browsers like Microsoft Edge 80 or Opera 64 and 65 as well as some bug fixes.

The detailed list of differences between QF-Test version 4.7.1 to 4.7.2 can be found in the Release Notes in section 5 of this newsletter or online.

2. Free Special Webinar on March 09, 2020 about Variables in QF-Test

We continue our popular special webinars. The webinar is free of charge but seats are limited.

March 09, 2020
(German version in the morning)
14.30 - approx. 15.30 CET: Stay flexible – Master QF‑Test variables efficiently: global or local, dynamically generated or out of the application, from a data base or via Excel…

Reserve your seat via or +49 8171 38648-10. At the end of the session you will have the possibility to ask questions.

4. QF-Test Training Dates in 2020

We recommend to participate in our face-to-face QF-Test compact courses in small groups. The trainings will take place in Wolfratshausen and for the first time in Leipzig due to high interest.

March 03-05, 2020LeipzigGerman
June 16-18, 2020WolfratshausenGerman
September 22-24, 2020LeipzigGerman
November 10-12, 2020WolfratshausenGerman

And of course you can always book training or consulting individually for you and your company at your site.

To save travel time and expenses we offer all our trainings via webinar too.

5. Release Notes for QF-Test 4.7.2

New Features

  • The chapters Web testing and Web in the manual were rewritten from scratch. The description of the central procedure qfs.web.ajax.installCustomWebResolver can now be found in subsection 45.1.3.
  • QF-Test now supports tests for applications based on Eclipse/SWT 4.14 alias "2019-12".
  • QF-Test now supports tests with Opera 64 and 65.
  • QF-Test now also supports Microsoft Edge version 80 and newer.

Bugs Fixed

  • Extending a lease from the QF-Test license server could cause delays in test execution in case of temporary networking issues.
  • Fixed a problem with setting a KeyOption via the scripting API.
  • Filtering for empty values in the search result dialog could cause an exception.
  • The bin directories of QF-Test itself and the JRE that QF-Test runs with are no longer visible on the environment variable PATH that the SUT sees when started from QF-Test.
  • Printing a test-suite could sometimes cause an exception.
  • When exporting the error list or some other search result for a run-log some node names were not exported.
  • XPath expressions with "-characters now work correctly.