Action list view

An action list view displays a list of all user-defined action contained within either the Actions node or one of its subfolders.

On the TestArchitect explorer tree, when you double-click the Actions node, and then select the Actions tab. TestArchitect displays in the main panel a list view of the user-defined actions for the project. (Learn more.)

Note:
Action list views are also available for subfolders of theActions node.

The following operations can be performed on an action list view:

Common operations

You can find various common operations that can be performed on action list views at Common operations.

Opening an action

From a list view, you can open a user-defined action in the editor by right-clicking its list view entry, then clicking Open.

Tip:
You can also open multiple user-defined actions by using your keyboard’s Shift key to select a contiguous range of actions (or Control to select multiple noncontiguous actions); then right-click the selection, and click Open.

Revision control

Project item comparisons

TestArchitect’s Diff Tool can be invoked from the list view, allowing you to compare the differences between two project items in the list, or two revisions of the same item.

Revision history

Repository saves pertinent information on a project item at every check-in. This includes timestamp, assigned version, project name, item type, item name, user who checked in the item, and included comments. (Learn more.)

Cut-Copy-Paste operations, and Delete command

Name change propagation

The process of renaming a given entity so that the change propagates to all references to that item is known as name change propagation. Renaming an entity automatically updates all applicable action lines, test modules, and action definitions where the entity name appears. (Learn more.)

Searching

By selecting Search from the context menu, you can search all test modules and user-defined actions for references to the selected user-defined action.

Fastpath: Ctrl + H

Tip:
You can include supplier project(s) in your search for the given action by selecting the Including supplier project(s) check box in the Search dialog box.

Exporting user-defined actions

User-defined actions can be exported to archive files (.ZIP format), which can be used as a backup, or for re-importing (see Exporting actions, option #2, for details).

Reporting

TestArchitect can generate reports to show the progress of the test or automation development, as well as test run performance and results. (Learn more.)

Editing action variations
You can re-link a user-defined action variation to other version nodes or keywords via the Edit Variations dialog box.


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