Steps Pane Overview

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The Steps pane lists the steps in order of execution for the current test. Many actions and options are available here:

  • 2 - Toggle Highlighting - When enabled, the element of the selected step is highlighted in the recording surface.

  • 3 - Move Step Down - Move the selected step(s) down one in the sequence.

  • 4 - Move Step Up - Move the selected step(s) up one in the sequence.

  • 5 - Undo - Restore a step you just deleted or changed to its previous state and location.

  • 6 - Redo - Reapply the edit that was undone with the Undo button

  • 7 - View Code Behind File - Coded Step only: switch the view between the step's code and the entire code behind file (if it exists).

  • 8 - Step Marker - Set the step marker to denote where to insert newly recorded/added steps.

  • 9 - Step Order - The step's place in the test sequence.

  • 10 - Enabled Checkbox - Whether the step will run during execution.

  • 11 - Breakpoint - Indicates whether the test will pause at that step and show Debug Options. (Not respected within a Test as Step. Use the Execution > Pause Test Step Property instead.)

  • 12 - Continue on Failure - Indicates whether the test will stop if that step detects a failure.

  • 13 - Step Type - Represents the type of step: Action, Verification, Coded, etc.

  • 14 - Description - The default description given to the step by Test Studio.

  • 15 - Edit Custom Description - Alter the default step description.

  • 16 - Show Inline Editor - Edit some of the step properties.

  • 17 - Test Switcher - Switch between the test tabs.

  • 18 - Delete - Removes the step from the test.

  • 19 - Step Type Filter - Filter test steps by type.