Test case list view

A test case list view displays a list of all test cases contained in the Tests node or in one of its subfolders. Various commands can be executed within a test case list view.

On the TestArchitect explorer tree, when you double-click the Tests node, and then select the Test Cases tab. TestArchitect opens a list view of test cases for all test modules in the project. (Learn more.)
Note: Similarly, test case list views are also available for subfolders of the Tests node.


The following operations can be performed on a test case list view:

Common operations

You can find various common operations that can be performed on a test case list view at Common operations.

Opening test steps

Steps break up a test case into smaller sections which can be maintained in an easier way. You can display the steps of a test case in the main panel by selecting Open on the context menu (see Steps for details).
Tip: You can also open multiple test cases by using your keyboard's Shift key to select a contiguous range of test cases (or Control to select multiple noncontiguous test cases); then right-click the selection, and click Open.

Opening a test case in a test module

From a test case list view, you can conveniently display a test case of a given test module within the editor by selecting Open test case in test module from the context menu.

Cut-Copy-Paste operations, and Delete command

  • From a test case list view, you can remove a given test case from one test module and paste it to another by performing a cut-and-paste operation from the context menu.
  • The copy-and-paste operation from the context menu allows you to create a duplicate of the selected test case.
  • Use the Delete command from the context menu to remove the selected test case(s).

Name change propagation

Select Rename from the context menu to edit the name of a selected test case. The name of the test case is thus updated within its parent test module.

Exporting test cases to CSV files

Test cases can be exported to .CSV files, which can be used as a backup or for re-importing into a TestArchitect test module.

Replacing

You can automatically replace a word or phrase with another in a field of a test case list view.

The contents of fields belonging to test cases can be replaced if they are editable fields.
  1. Open the test case list view. For example: Double-click the Tests node on the TestArchitect explorer tree, and then select the Test Cases tab. The test case list view appears in the main panel.
  2. Right-click a test case in the test case list view.
  3. Click Replace on the context menu (or press Ctrl-F). The Replace dialog box appears.
  4. In the Find What box, type the text that you want to search for.
  5. In the Replace With box, type the replacement text.
  6. Do one of the following:
    1. To replace an occurrence of the text, click Replace. TestArchitect searches the editable fields of each test case listed for the item to be replaced. The search path is cell-by-cell beginning from left to right and down row-by-row starting from the active cell until a match is found. TestArchitect replaces the first matched item (if that item is in an editable field), and sets the active focus to the replaced cell.
    2. To replace all occurrences of the text, click Replace All. TestArchitect replaces all occurrences of the item (wherever they belong to editable fields).

Editing

You can directly edit the value of a field in a test case list view.

Editable fields fields of test cases listed in test case list views can be edited directly.
  1. Open the test case list view. For example: Double-click the Tests node on the TestArchitect explorer tree, and then select the Test Cases tab. The test case list view appears in the main panel.
  2. Select a test case in the test case list view (for example, One customer can order many reservations successfully).
  3. Double-click an editable field of the selected test case (for example, the Name field), or press F2 on the keyboard. The selected field becomes the active cell.
  4. Enter the new data.
    Tip: For the multi-line fields, such as Notes, Description, etc., press Alt + Enter to insert new lines within the cell.
  5. Press the Enter key to complete the change.
The field is edited and updated.