The difference is subtle, but I believe QTP looks for the actual syntax inside the Link(XXXX) to make a decision about whether or not this is a descriptive statement; putting the entire thing into a variable may be confusing for the parser.
Re: Clicking on a parameterised link using descriptive programming
I wouldn't mind more sleep myself. It's difficult getting one's routine in order after late nights on weekends I guess. I'm on an overdose of caffiene today. I say go for it. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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