Known Issues - Data tables

Relevant for: GUI tests and GUI scripted components

This section describes limitations for working with data tables.

Data sheet names shortened automatically

New Excel sheet naming conventions prohibit the use of sheet names that exceed 31 characters or contain [ ] characters.

Therefore, when opening data tables created in a version earlier than 15.0, sheet names are modified if they do not match these conventions.

Most sheet references automatically refer to the new names. However, you may need to re-record or manually update sheet names in steps that explicitly refer to the old names, such as: DataTable.Value, DataTable.GetSheet, and SAPGUITable.Input.

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Selecting data table content

  • You can select multiple cells in the data sheet. However, you cannot select the parameter name in the first row and additional table cells at the same time.

  • Selecting multiple sheets in the data table using CTRL is no longer supported.

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Entering data from an autofill list

Entering autofill values by pressing ENTER or TAB after typing the first value in a cell is no longer supported.

See To populate your data table with values from an autofill list.

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