After creating a user-defined action, the test editor is made aware of it.
Choose one of the following two methods to use an action in the test editor:
Type the name of an action, whether built-in or user-defined, into the
A column of the test editor worksheet.
Press Enter on the keyboard.
displays the applicable argument names. For example, if you type check control
exists, the window and
control arguments are displayed as headers in
Tip: The test editor displays a list of available actions
when you start entering an action in the A
column of a test worksheet. This list narrows as you type, using the
characters you have entered as its criteria for filtering the list.
You then have the option to either complete your typing, or, as a
shortcut, select an item from the list.
The action, with argument headers (if any selected), is inserted into
the test editor.
From the TestArchitect explorer tree, drag an action
into the desired line in the test editor.
Tip: You may select from either the user-defined actions
under the Actions node of your project, or
the built-in actions in the Built-In Actions
node, residing under the root node of the repository.
If the action has no arguments, it is entered directly into the
worksheet. Otherwise, the Use Action dialog box
Deselect any optional arguments that you do not want displayed in the
warned that it is possible to deselect even required arguments. If you
do that, you are likely to encounter run-time
panel presents two check boxes:
- Wrap action line after: It is possible to
have the test editor wrap long lines automatically. If that is
something you want, enter the number of columns to which to
limit each line before wrapping occurs.
- Show this form when I drag an action:
Clear this box if you have no need to see this form again when
you enter actions in this manner.
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