Relevant for: GUI tests and API testing
The canvas provides a visual representation of the GUI or API test flow. It opens as a tab in the document pane.
GUI tests in the canvas
Working with the canvas closed can improve UFT One's performance when creating or opening a GUI test.
Drag actions to reorder them.
Right-click an element in the canvas to access settings, or to run or debug a test from a specific action.
Double-click an action to open it for editing.
Double-click the Start or End shape in the canvas to open the Test Flow Details action. This is a read-only action that controls the test flow. Make sure it contains only the content the test is meant to run.
Note: In the file system, the Test Flow Details action is saved as Action 0.
API tests in the canvas
Manipulate steps by dragging them to reorder, copying and pasting, or deleting.
Add special steps, including:
|Loop steps||Define loop step details in the Properties pane.|
|Two-branched conditional steps.||Add activities as part of the conditional branches.|
|Break steps||Move the test run to the step after a loop.|
|Continue steps||Begin the next iteration.|
Test individual steps using the Run Step command.