Automated Test Framework Step Config record

The step config record controls how a test step of this type behaves.

Table 1. Fields
Field / Element Description
Name The name for the step type with this configuration
Active True if this step configuration is active. Otherwise, false.
Step Environment The step environment in which a step with this configuration can run.
Category The category assigned to a step with this configuration.
Application The application scope in which the system runs steps with this configuration.
Batch order constraint Constrains where a step with this configuration can appear in a test:
  • None: this step type can appear at any point in a test
  • Start Batch Execution: if a test includes this step type, it must be the first step in the test
  • Run in the middle of an execution: if a test includes this step type, it can't be the first or last step.
  • Stop Execution: if a test includes this step type, it must be the last step in the test.
Class type (Read only) For custom step configurations, this field is always Script.
Order An integer specifying where steps with this configuration appear in the step list on the Add Test Step dialog. For more information, see the example using the Order field.
Template reminder The instructions that appear when a step with this configuration is included in a test as part of a template. For more information, see the example of using the Template reminder field.
HTML description The text that appears when the cursor highlights a step with this configuration on the Create New Step dialog. For more information, see the example using the HTML description field.
Description generation script Generates the text that describes a step when a test includes it. For more information, see the example using the description generation script.
Step execution script Script (javascript) that runs when a step with this config runs.
Input Variables related list The variables that act as inputs for a step with this config.
Output variables related list The variables that act as outputs for a step with this config.