Manage tests

This section describes how to manage test subjects and tests by using the Web Runner Test Plan tab.

Note: Every time you open the Test Plan tab, it is displayed the same as you left it the last time.

Test Plan tab UI elements

The following table describes the UI elements of the Test Plan tab.

UI Element Description
Opens the test plan tree of test subjects and tests.
Refreshes test subjects and tests within the current test subject folder.
Deletes the selected test subjects and tests.
Searches test subjects and tests by name within the current test subject folder.

Creates test subjects.

For details, see Create test subjects.

Subject > <parent test subject folder> > <child test subject folder>

Test plan breadcrumb.

When you open a test subject or test, the breadcrumb is displayed above the test subject or test page. You can use it to navigate levels up the test subject hierarchy.

Creates tests.

For details, see Create tests.

Available both when you select at least one test subject folder or test in the test plan tree, and when you hover over a test subject folder or test and click ....

  • When you select multiple test subject folders or tests in the test plan tree, it enables you to copy all of them.

  • When you hover over a test subject folder or test and click ... > Copy, you copy the test folder or test only.

Available both when you select at least one test subject folder or test in the test plan tree, and when you hover over a test subject folder or test and click ....

  • When you select multiple test subject folders or tests in the test plan tree, it enables you to cut all of them.

  • When you hover over a test subject folder or test and click ... > Cut, you cut the test folder or test only.

Available both when you select at lease one test subject folder or test in the test plan tree, and when you hover over a test folder or test and click ....

  • When you select multiple test subject folders or tests in the test plan tree, it enables you to delete all of them.

  • When you hover over a test subject folder or test and click ... > Delete, you delete the test folder or test only.

Available only when you hover over a test subject folder or test and click ....

It enables you to paste cut or copied test subjects or tests to the selected test subject folder.

Available only when you hover over a test subject folder or test and click ....

Renames the test subject or test.

Duplicates a test subject or test in the same test subject folder.

Available only when you hover over a test subject folder or test and click ....

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Search test subjects or tests

You can search test subjects or tests from the test plan tree or within a test subject folder.

Search a test subject or test from the test plan tree
  1. Click to open the test plan tree view.

  2. Expand test subject folders to look for the target test subjects or tests.

Search a test subject or test from within a test subject folder

By default, the Test Plan tab lists all the direct test subjects under the Subject root folder.

You can click a test subject folder, and use the Search button to search test subjects or tests by name within the test subject folder.

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Create test subjects

Create folders in the Test Plan tab. Each folder represents a test subject, which is a testing area in your application.

Note: You cannot create test subjects under the Unattached folder.

Action How to
Create a test subject directly under the Subject root folder

In the Test Plan tab, click in the Subject root folder, and provide a name.

If this is the first time you add a test subject, you can also click New button . This button is no longer available when there is already an existing test subject folder.

Create a test subject under an existing test subject folder
  1. Locate the target test subject. See Search test subjects or tests.

  2. Click the test subject to open it.

  3. Click .

Create a test subject by copy/cut

Cut or copy an existing test subject, and paste it to a test subject folder in any level of the test plan tree.

  1. Locate the source test subject in the test plan tree. See Search test subjects or tests. Hover over it, and click ... > Cut or Copy.

  2. Locate the destination test subject under which the new test subject is nested, hover over it, and click ... > Paste.

To cut or copy multiple test subjects, select them in the test plan tree, and click the Cut or Copy button.

Create a test subject by duplicate

Duplicate an existing test subject, and you will create a new test subject in the same level.

To duplicate an existing test subject:

  1. Locate the test subject under which the test subject you want to duplicate is nested. See Search test subjects or tests.

  2. Click the test subject to open it.

  3. Hover over the test subject you want to duplicate, and click ... > Duplicate.

    The new test subject is created in the same level.

Rename or delete a test subject
  1. Locate the target test subject. See Search test subjects or tests.

  2. Hover over it, and click ... > Rename, or Delete.

    To delete multiple test subjects, select them in the test plan tree and click the Delete button.

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Create tests

Create tests under test subject folders.

Note: You cannot create tests under the Unattached folder.

  1. Create a test by one of the following methods.

    Create a test from the scratch
    1. Click the target test subject to open it.

    2. Click to add a test.

      If this is the first time you add a test to the test subject folder, you can also click New button . This button is no longer available when there is already an existing test.

    Create a test by copy/cut

    Cut or copy an existing test, and paste it to a test subject in any level of the tree.

    1. Locate the source test you want to copy or cut. See Search test subjects or tests.

    2. Hover over it, and click ... > Cut or Copy.

    3. Locate the destination test subject under which the new test is nested, hover over it, and click ... > Paste.

    To cut or copy multiple tests, select them in the test plan tree, and click the Cut or Copy button.

    Create a test by duplicate

    Duplicate an existing test, and you will create a new test in the same test subject folder.

    To duplicate an existing test:

    1. Locate the test subject under which the test you want to duplicate is nested. See Search test subjects or tests.

    2. Click the test subject to open it.

    3. Hover over the test you want to duplicate, and click ... > Duplicate.

      The new test is created in the same test subject folder.

  2. Fill in all required fields, and click Save. To cancel the test creation, click Cancel.

    • Always expand all for new tests: If you select this option, the Details section is always expanded when creating tests.

    • You can click once to hide all non-required fields and click it again to hide the whole Details section. You can click to show all required fields, and then click to expand the whole Details section. The next time you open the test, the Details section is displayed the same as you left it the last time.

    • To restore your changes to the test details, click Restore.

  3. Add steps to the test. See Design test steps.

  4. Add attachments to the test.

    To add an attachment to the test, click the Attachments tab, and click .

Rename or delete a test

To rename or delete a test:

  1. Locate the test in the test plan tree.

  2. Hover over it, and click ... > Rename, or Delete.

    To delete multiple tests, select them in the test plan tree, and click the Delete button.

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Design test steps

Describe the steps a tester must perform to run a test. A test step includes the actions to perform on your application, the input to enter, and the expected results.

To create a test step:

  1. Open a test.

  2. In the Design Steps tab, click + New.

    UI Element Description
    Deletes the selected test steps.
    Copies the selected test steps.
    Pastes the selected test steps.
    Adds an attachment to the selected step. The attachment can provide additional information about the step.
    Step Name

    The name of the step.

    Default value: The sequential number of the design step. For example, it's Step 1 if you are adding a step to a test for the first time.

    Double-click the column to specify the name.

    Description

    Instructions for the tester to perform.

    Double-click the column to specify the instructions.

    Expected

    The expected result after the step instructions are performed.

    Double-click the column to specify the expected result.

    Attachment The number indicates the amount of files attached to the test step. Click the number to open the attachment list where you can download and open any attachments.
  3. To adjust the order of a step, hover over the icon in the front of the step, and drag and drop the step to the target location.

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