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Neeraja Reddy from the testing team at Microsoft just provided a pretty cool code snippet to perform a screencapture – programmatically of a failed test:

public void MyTestCleanup()
    if (TestContext.CurrentTestOutcome == UnitTestOutcome.Failed)
        Image img = UITestControl.Desktop.CaptureImage();
        img.Save(Path.Combine(TestContext.TestResultsDirectory, "FailureSnapshot.png"));

By placing this code in the TestCleanup method, whenever a test fails, the last screen of the test will be captured and saved in the test results directory which will automatically be captured at the end of the test run.

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