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Recording Quick Test Scripts
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With Panaya’s Quick Test feature, you can create a well-planned testing catalog with detailed scripts that include input and output values, expected results as well as activity screenshots.
To learn how to compile your script without using the Panaya Recorder manually, click here.
Creating a new Quick Test
- Use the Menu button to select a Project
- Hover over the Tests tab and select Test Tree
- Highlight a Cycle, Folder, or Business Process. Right-click on it and select Add Quick Test.
No Cycles? Click here to learn how to add a new Cycle
Launching the Recorder
- Click on the Quick Test activity created in the previous step and select the Script tab.
Quick Tests appear in the tree view with this icon .
- Click Recordto launch the Panaya Recorder
Select Recording Options to determine what applications should be captured -
- SAP ERP
Select this option to record your SAP ERP session. Your test evidence will pick up the fields used, input data, etc.
- Browser (Chrome, Edge)
Select this option to record business processes performed on a web browser such as Fiori, SAP Portal, WebDynPro, 3rd party web application, etc.
This option supports Internet Explorer and Google Chrome browsers only. Capturing Google Chrome requires the installation of 2 Chrome extensions
- Other Application
Use this option to capture other applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Windows Folders, or any other screen activity not performed in your web browser or SAP ECC6.Use Other Applications if you need to capture Adobe Flash applications or screens.
Can I select more than one option simultaneously?
Yes. If you select SAP ERP & Browser (IE, Chrome), your Test Evidence will include activities performed on SAP and your browser. Activities will be grouped by application/transaction.
During the recording, you can add the Other Applications option.
When you are ready to begin capturing, select the application to record and then click Start Recording
The recorder will appear in its minimized view
You can now go ahead and perform the business process. Panaya will capture your actions according to the selected applications.
Panaya allows a maximum idle time of 30 minutes while recording.
Any idle time of 30 minutes or more will cause the recording to abort.
Using the Recorder
At any point during the recording, hover over the flashing red circle and click on the arrows to expand the Panaya Recorder
If you saved the recording, you would be able to view the Quick Test script under the Script tab
Add Manual Instruction
Capture a Manual Step
You can also edit the screenshot by highlighting areas using text and arrows.
Quick Test Options
Planned Runs allow you to allocate test runs to multiple testers.
You can also use Data Sets to seamlessly define test variants to be executed by different teams in various locations with other input data etc.
- The Script Tab
The Script tab provides all steps combined in one script, broken into the different steps of the business process. This script can be exported to Word, Excel, or PDF, and depending on the need, can be edited using the functions within the steps.
Use the Edit Step button to change a value or disable an instruction
Edit your script by changing values, disabling instructions, and more
- To view a screenshot of the recorded step, click the Screen icon.
Click the little arrow next to the screenshot to Edit, Replace or add a screenshot .
- The Planned Runs Tab
The Planned Runs tab will automatically include an execution activity for the entire test, based on the converted combined steps. Here is where you can execute a Quick Run.
- The Data Sets Tab
Data Sets enable you to define a range of data to be used when executing the test. Click here to learn more about Data Sets.