New/Edit Local Table Data Source Dialog Box

Relevant for: API testing only

This dialog box enables you to create local data tables in the Data pane to use with your test, or to edit existing local data tables.

To access

Before you open the dialog boxes, make sure that an API test or component is in focus in the document pane or the solution explorer.

To open the New Local Table Data Source dialog box:

  1. Select View > Data

  2. Click on the New Data Source down arrow and select Local Table.

To open the Edit Local Table Data Source dialog box:

  1. In the Data pane, right-click an existing local table data source.

  2. Select Edit Columns.

Relevant tasks

Add a local data table

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element


Adds a new column to the local data table. New entries are added below the last column.

Deletes the selected data table column.

Raises or lowers the selection in the column list.


A list of the columns in the local data table. Click inside a table row to set or edit the following values:

  • Name. The name of the column.

  • Data Type. A data type: String, Integer, Double, or Date.

  • Description. A description of the data in the column.