Defining variables for automation

Applies to CucumberStudio Cloud, and to Enterprise ver. 3.3 - 3.5.1.1. Last updated on April 16, 2021

It is sometimes useful to define values that will be used during automation but make the tests unclear (for example a staging environment url such as in the test below):

Defining CucumberStudio variables for automation

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It is possible to rewrite simply this test using symbols. They are prefixed with a column sign, like variables, as shown below:

Defining CucumberStudio variables for automation

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Now, when exporting the code for automation, the scenario will use a variable called staging that can be set in the automation layer:

Defining CucumberStudio variables for automation: Exported code

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