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.

Step Context Menu - Navigate Step Context Menu

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  • Load Page - launch the browser in record mode for "Navigate to" steps.
  • Rename - alter the default step description.
  • Reset Name - revert to the default step description.

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The options in this section are only available for Verification steps!

  • Convert to Logical - inserts the selected verification into a logical step.
    • Convert to if...else - insert the verification within a if...else block.
    • Convert to while...loop - - insert the verification within a while...loop block.
  • Edit - loads the Sentence Verification Builder for the selected verification.
  • Change Role - toggle the selected verification type.
    • Set as Verification - converts a Wait or Extract step to a Verification one.
    • Set as Wait - converts a Verification or Extract step to a Wait one.
    • Set as Extraction - converts a Verification or Wait step to an Extract one.

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  • Run - partially executes the test to or from the selected step. Run bits of the test without having to run the entire test.
    • To Here - launches a new instance of the selected browser, execute the preceding (including the selected) test step(s), and finishes the run with recorder attached to the browser.
    • 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).

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  • Recording Marker - move the marker to the step as selected:
    • Move After This Step
    • Move Before This Step
    • Move After Last Step

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  • Create Test as Step - the selected steps are moved into a new test, and that new test is inserted as a Test as Step.
  • Open Test as Step - active for a test as step; opens the test inserted as a step.
  • Open API Test as Step - this feature is supported in Test Studio Ultimate product only.

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  • Enabled - choose whether the step will be run during execution.
  • Set Breakpoint - choose whether the test pauses at that step and shows Debug Options.
  • Continue On Failure - whether the test stops or continues, if that step detects a failure.

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  • Delete - removes the selected steps from the test.
  • Cut - cuts the selected steps from the test and allows you to paste these into another location in the same test, or in another test. Keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+X.
  • Copy - copies the selected steps from the test and allows you to paste these into another location in the same test, or in another test. Keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+C.
  • Paste - inserts the cut/copied steps in the desired test. Keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+V.

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  • Edit in Code - converts the recorded step to a new method in the coded file related to the test. Notice that the description and icon change to indicate the step is now a coded one. Once converted, it cannot be switched back to the initially recorded step.
  • View Code - switches to the code-behind file and shows the test method for the selected coded step.
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