Manual Test Run Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to select whether to run tests using Sprinter, the Manual Runner, or the Automatic Runner.

To access

In the Test Lab module > Test Sets tab, select a test set and use one of the following:

  • To run an entire test set that contains only manual tests, click the Run Test Set button.

  • In the Execution Grid tab or Execution Flow tab, select two or more manual tests and click the Run button.

Relevant tasks

How to Run Tests Manually

See also

Manual Test Execution Overview

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element



Opens Sprinter and runs the selected tests manually according to the order displayed in the Execution Grid. For details on Sprinter, see the Sprinter Overview.

This option is displayed only if Sprinter is installed on your computer.

ALM Editions:Sprinter functionality is not available with Performance Center Edition. For more information about ALM editions and their functionality, see ALM Editions. To find out what edition of ALM you are using, ask your ALM site administrator.

Manual Runner

Runs the selected tests manually from the Manual Runner dialog box according to the order displayed in the Execution Grid. For more details on the Manual Runner, see Manual Runner Wizard.

Automatic Runner

Runs the selected tests automatically according to conditions defined in the Execution Flow. For more details on running tests automatically, see Automatic Runner Dialog Box.

Don't show this message again

Instructs ALM to run manual tests without first displaying this dialog box. To re-enable this dialog box, select Tests > Enable Manual Test Run Confirmation.