Select Test Dialog

Applies to TestComplete 15.0, last modified on October 19, 2021

You use the dialog to select a test to run. The dialog’s appearance and behavior can vary depending on from which TestComplete area you call it.

Selecting Tests or Tags to Run

You use the dialog to select an entity (a test, a tag, or a tag expression) that:

To call the dialog, you do one of the following:

  • Click the ellipsis button in the Execution entity column in the project’s Execution Plan editor.

  • Click the ellipsis button in the Operation cell of the Run Test operation in a keyword test.

Select Test dialog called from the Execution Plan editor of the project

The dialog shows all the entities available in the given context.

Choose the needed entity from the Available Tests list. It can be either a test (for example, a keyword test, a script routine, a low-level procedure) or a tag.

Select [Tag Expression] to run tests that match a tag expression.

Select [None] (if available) to run nothing.

Selecting Tests to Run (General)

You use the dialog to select:

To call the dialog, you do one of the following:

  • Click the ellipsis button in the Operation cell of the Run Keyword Test or Run Script Routine operation in the Keyword Test editor.

  • Click the down arrow button next to the event name in the Properties panel of the User Forms Editor.

  • Click No in the The project cannot be run because there are no test items in it message upon running a project with no test items.

Common view of the Select Test dialog

The dialog shows all tests available in the given context, as a single list or by categories. Choose the needed test from the Available Tests list. Select [None] (if available) to run nothing.

Working With the Dialog

To quickly find the needed test

Type the test name (or a tag name, if applicable) or its part in the Search box. The dialog will show only those tests (or tags) whose name contains the specified text.

To sort tests by name

Click on the Available Tests list header. Click once more to switch the sorting direction.

See Also

Execution Plan Editor
Run Keyword Test Operation
Run Script Routine Operation
Run Test Operation
User Forms Editor

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