Create test steps with the steps list view.
To create test steps, follow the steps below:
Check out a test module.
In the TestArchitect explorer tree, double-click a test case
for which you would like to create new steps.
The steps list view appears in the main panel.
Enter the following information for each step:
- Step: Title of the test step.
allowable length is 70 characters.
- Description: (optional) Short description for the
Tip: To start a new line in the same cell, press
Alt + Enter on your keyboard.
- Expected result: (optional) Define the expected
test step result.
- Recent result: (read-only) The actual test step
- The Recent result field is automatically
filled in from the results of the most recent test execution
added to the
- Possible returned values are:
- Not tested (default)
- Passed with
- Passed with known bug
A new step is added to the test case for each pass of the above instructions.
Also note that, by default, the new test step is automatically added to the bottom of
the parent test case in the test module editor view.
If you do not want TestArchitect
insert test steps to action lines automatically, follow these steps:
- Invoke the Preferences dialog box.
- Clear the Automatically insert step to test case
- Click Save.
After you execute
an automated test,
the Step Summary
table appears in test results
on both TestArchitect Client
and a web
With the support of this table, you might take a quick
glance at which test steps have automation problems. Also you might grab the test
flow thoroughly when you can identify the exact test steps in which the failures,
errors, or warnings occur.
Note: Click , next to the test case's title, to expand and view
Step Summary table for each test case.
Step Summary table on TestArchitect Client
Step Summary table on a web browser