Languages other than English be specified for the text recognition mechanism

Modify the supportedLanguages value for the text recognition registry key

QuickTest Professional 9.2 introduced a new text recognition mechanism. The information provided here applies to QuickTest Professional 9.2 or higher. This solution is not available for earlier versions of QuickTest Professional.

To indicate which language dictionaries QuickTest Professional’s text recognition mechanism should use, update the supported language list in the registry.

1. Open the registry editor.
2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Mercury Interactive\QuickTest Professional\MicTest\OcrEngine. 3. Right-click on the supportedLanguages value, and select “Modify.”
4. Set the value data to the language or languages to be supported. Use a comma to separate the languages.


Combined hieroglyphic languages (CJK – Chinese, Japanese, or Korean) and non-hieroglyphic languages are not supported. For example: English,Japanese

5. Click .
6. Restart QuickTest Professional.

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