Prepare to create a script

This topic describes the tasks you must perform before you create a codeless automation script.

Note: This task is a part of a higher-level task. For details, see Create a script.

Before you begin

Before you begin, review the following requirements:

  • Create a new codeless automation script.

    ValueEdge Functional Test > Design
    1. From the ValueEdge platform homepage, select Functional Test > Design to go to the Design homepage.

    2. On the All Scripts page, click New script. This opens the Editor, where you can develop and edit your script.

      Note: To include your script in a scheduled run, you must associate it with a Codeless Test. See Associate your script.

    From a Codeless Test entity
    1. Create a Codeless Test entity in ValueEdge.

    2. On the Details tab of the Codeless Test, click Open in Design.

      A new script, that is associated with the entity, is created and opened.

      Note: Scripts associated with Codeless Test entities are marked with icons.

  • Make sure that UFT One and UFT Developer are closed before you open FT Design.

  • To test desktop web applications, check whether the extension is installed and enabled on your browser. Generally, Chrome and Chromium Edge extensions are installed with the Design Agent. See Set up FT Design.

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Configure your applications

To develop a script, you need to add applications on which you can run your script later.

You can add up to 3 applications. Build your script using one application, and then run the script on all the applications in a single run session, one after the other.

To add desktop web applications:

  1. Make sure that your browsers are set up for web testing. For details, see Before you begin.
  2. Click the Script applications icon on the right hand of the page.

    The Script applications pane opens.

  3. Click + Add new application.

    A window for adding a web application opens.

  4. Name your application, select a browser, enter the application URL, and then click Apply.

    The application name is automatically filled in if you enter the application URL first.

  5. Repeat the above steps to add up to 3 applications.
  6. To edit or delete an application, click the ellipsis button on the application card and select Edit or Delete .

    The application name can be updated only after you changed the application URL.

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Launch your application

Launch one of the applications that you want to test.

To launch your application:

You can launch your application either in the Script applications pane or in the AI Inspect pane.

In the Script applications pane, click the ellipsis button on an application card and select Launch .

The application opens in a web browser. Now you can click the Inspect application button to inspect your application and create steps. For details, see Create a script based on your application.

To release your application, click the ellipsis button and select Release.

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