Steps Pane Overview

Step Pane


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


Toggle Highlighting Icon

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

Move Step Down icon

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

Move Step Up icon

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

Undo icon

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

Redo icon

Redo Reapply the edit that was undone with the Undo button.

View Code Behind icon

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

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

Step Sequence

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

Enabled icon

Enabled Checkbox Whether the step will run during execution.

Breakpoint icon

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.)

Continue of failure

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

Type icon

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

Default Step Description

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

Edit icon

Edit Custom Description Alter the default step description.

Show Inline Editor icon

Show Inline Editor Edit some of the step properties.
 Test Button  Test Switcher  Switch between the test tabs.

Delete icon

Delete Removes the step from the test.

Step Type Filter

Step Type Filter Filter test steps by type.