The Plan area enables you to create, open, and save tests
This area display all of the tests and components that are active. Using the Create, Open and Favorite buttons, you can add new or tests to the list.
The following table describes the user interface elements:
Creates a new test
Adds an existing test or component to the Tests and Components list.
Drop-down options for ALM connections:
Enables you to save the items in the
Note: The save options are disabled when more than one test
Enables you to manage versions of tests and components.
|My Tests List||
The list of open tests
|<Context menu (right-click) options>||
The following options are available from the context menu, when you select a test
Hide/Show. Hides or shows the Plan area.
The Details section displays the test
The following image shows the Details pane for tests.
These guidelines apply:
- The only editable fields are Description and in ALM, User-Defined Fields if they were defined in your project.
- The Details pane for components has a read-only Created by field.
- Use the Status dropdown to set the test's current status: Design, Imported, Ready, or Repair.
You can save tests and components only after you enter information in mandatory user-defined fields (marked with an asterisk), if they were defined for the project.
Descriptions of the user interface elements are available when you hover over them.
This Steps tab displays the steps in your test
For details, see Steps Tab (Plan mode).
This pane enables you to create parameters and edit their details. It displays existing parameters and allows you to edit their values.
For tests, only input parameters are supported. For components, both input and output parameters are supported.
User interface elements
Add New Parameter. Prompts you to enter a name, description and default value for the new paramter.
Delete Parameter. Deletes the selected parameter. (only visible from the Parameters tab in the Plan mode.)
Move up/down. Allows you to reorder the listed parameters. (only visible from the Parameters tab in the Plan mode.)
Filter. Filter the parameter list. When you click the filter button, your are prompted to enter the text by which to filter the parameter names. The wildcard symbol "*" is supported.
If a filter is active, select Filter > Clear Filter to remove the filter.
The name of the parameter.
The default value for an input parameter.
A description of the parameter and its purpose.
Indicates whether the parameter is used by the test
The value of the parameter.
Available only for: output parameters in components
Indicates whether to encrypt the parameter. This option is automatically selected if the parameter is already encrypted in ALM.
Available only for: input parameters defined for components