Test Steps Page - Context Menu

Applies to TestComplete 15.48, last modified on January 31, 2023

The Test Steps page’s context menu provides commands to manage operations of the current keyword test. To invoke the context menu, right-click within the panel or select an operation in the test and right-click the operation.

Item Description
 Run Starts the current keyword test.
 Run Selected Operation Executes only the selected operation and then stops the execution.
 Run from Selected Operation Executes the current keyword test starting from the selected operation.
 Add Operation with the Same Target Object Adds a new operation that performs actions with the same object as the currently selected operation.
Edit Checkpoint Data Available only if a checkpoint operation (except for the Property Checkpoint operation) is currently selected in your keyword test. The command opens the checkpoint data used by the operation for comparison in the corresponding Stores editor allowing you to view and modify the data.
 Highlight on Screen Indicates a selected operation’s object on screen with a flashing red frame.
Show in Object Browser Switches to the Object Browser and selects the object with which the selected operation performs actions.
Show Object in Name Mapping Editor Switches to the Name Mapping Editor and selects a mapped object that corresponds to an object with which the selected operation performs actions.
Work with Object Through Property Calls the Select Property dialog where you can choose the selected object’s property that returns an object reference. That allows you to work with internal objects of the tested on-screen objects.
Set Preferred Menu Available only if the Menu Action operation is currently selected in your keyword test. The command invokes the Select Preferred Menu dialog that lets you choose the type of the menu, against which the operation will simulate user actions.
Go to Test Available only if the Run Keyword Test operation is currently selected in your keyword test. The command opens the keyword test to be executed by the operation in the Keyword Test editor.
Go to Source Code Available only if the Run Script Routine operation is currently selected in your keyword test. The command opens the script routine to be executed by the operation in Code Editor.
Edit Opens the selected operation for editing.
 Cut Cuts the selected operation to the clipboard.
 Copy Copies the selected operation to the clipboard.
 Paste Pastes the operation from the clipboard to the current keyword test. The operation is inserted after the operation that is currently selected in the test.
 Delete Deletes the selected operation from the test.
Insert New Operation Calls the submenu that allows adding new operations to the current test. If you cannot find the needed operation in the list, select More Operations from the Insert New Operation submenu and choose the desired operation in the ensuing Insert Operation dialog. The new operation is inserted after the operation that is currently selected in the test.
Toggle Breakpoint Sets a breakpoint on a selected operation or deletes a breakpoint from the operation. For more information on using breakpoints, see Using Breakpoints.
Enable Operation Enables the selected operation. For more information on this, see Enabling and Disabling Operations.
Disable Operation Disables the selected operation. For more information on this, see Enabling and Disabling Operations.
 Set Auto-Wait Timeout for Operation Calls the Set Auto-Timeout dialog that allows specifying the waiting timeout for the selected keyword operation. the timeout set for operations is displayed in the Auto-wait timeout column of the Keyword Test editor.
 Make Data Loop Adds a data-driven loop to your test. For more information on this, see Data-Driven Testing.
 Make Browser Loop Adds a browser loop to your test. For more information on this, see Running Tests in Multiple Browsers.
Make Remote Browser Loop Adds a remote browser loop to your test. For more information on this, see Iterate Through Remote Testing Environments.
 Make Performance Check Group Adds the Performance Check Group operation to your test.
Show Operations Panel If enabled, makes the Operations panel visible in the Test Steps page.
Auto Width Allows all columns in the Test Steps page to be squeezed into view.
 Field Chooser Invokes the list of columns available in the Test Steps page.
 Panel Options Provides you with access to the Keyword Test Editor - Groups and Keyword Test Editor - Highlighting options that affect the Keyword Test editor.

See Also

Test Steps Page - Test Area
About Test Steps Page
Working With the Test Steps Page

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