Test Step Context Menu

Each test step has a context menu with further actions that can be taken. Note that some context menu items will show up only for certain test step types.

 

Context Menu (Navigate Step)
Context Menu (Verify Step)

 

  • Load Page - launch the browser in record mode for "Navigate to" steps.
  • Customize Step in Code - creates a new test method in code. Notice that the description and icon change to indicate the step is coded. Once you convert, you cannot convert back.
  • View Code - shows the code-behind for the selected coded step.

  • Edit Custom Description - alter the default step description.
  • Remove Custom Description - revert to the default step description.


  • Run - execute the test to or from the selected step. Run bits of the test without having to run the entire test.
    • To Here - launch a new instance of Internet Explorer, execute the preceding (and selected) test step(s), and enter recording mode.
    • From Here - execute the subsequent steps in an existing browser instance (must have recording toolbar attached).
    • Selected Steps - execute the selected steps in an existing browser instance (must have recording toolbar attached).

  • Record Next Step - where to insert newly recorded steps in an existing browser instance (must have recording toolbar attached).
    • After Selected
    • Before Selected
    • After Last Step

  • Create Test as Step - the selected steps are moved into a new test, and that new test is inserted as a Test as Step.

  • Submit Bug - load the Submit Bug dialog and log a bug in your previously configured bug tracking application.

  • Enabled - whether the step will run during execution.
  • Break On Execution - whether the test will pause at that step and show Debug Options.
  • Continue On Failure - whether the test will stop if that step detects a failure.

  • Delete - remove the step from the test.
  • Cut - keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+X
  • Copy - keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+C
  • Paste - keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+V