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<instrumentation>

syntax:
<instrumentation android:functionalTest=["true" | "false"]
                 android:handleProfiling=["true" | "false"]
                 android:icon="drawable resource"
                 android:label="string resource"
                 android:name="string"
                 android:targetPackage="string"
                 android:targetProcesses="string" />
contained in:
<manifest>
description:
Declares an Instrumentation class that enables you to monitor an application's interaction with the system. The Instrumentation object is instantiated before any of the application's components.
attributes:
android:functionalTest
Whether or not the Instrumentation class should run as a functional test — "true" if it should, and "false" if not. The default value is "false".
android:handleProfiling
Whether or not the Instrumentation object will turn profiling on and off — "true" if it determines when profiling starts and stops, and "false" if profiling continues the entire time it is running. A value of "true" enables the object to target profiling at a specific set of operations. The default value is "false".
android:icon
An icon that represents the Instrumentation class. This attribute must be set as a reference to a drawable resource.
android:label
A user-readable label for the Instrumentation class. The label can be set as a raw string or a reference to a string resource.
android:name
The name of the Instrumentation subclass. This should be a fully qualified class name (such as, "com.example.project.StringInstrumentation"). However, as a shorthand, if the first character of the name is a period, it is appended to the package name specified in the <manifest> element.

There is no default. The name must be specified.

android:targetPackage
The application that the Instrumentation object will run against. An application is identified by the package name assigned in its manifest file by the <manifest> element.
android:targetProcesses

The processes that the Instrumentation object will run against. A comma-separated list indicates that the instrumentation will run against those specific processes. A value of "*" indicates that the instrumentation will run against all processes of the app defined in android:targetPackage.

If this value isn't provided in the manifest, the instrumentation will run only against the main process of the app defined in android:targetPackage.

This attribute was added in API Level 26.

introduced in:
API Level 1