Actions

Actions is a set of logical statements to perform specific test.

There are three kinds of actions:

1. Non Reusable action
2. Reusable action
3. External action

Non Reusable action:

An action that can be called only in the test with which it is stored, and can be called only once.

Reusable action:

An action that can be called multiple times by the test with which it is stored (the local test) as well as by other tests.

External action:

A reusable action stored with another test.External actions are read-only in the calling test, but you can choose to use a local, editable copy of the Data Table information for the external action.


Steps to follow to perform different operation in Actions:

Create an Action:
 Insert-->call to new action-->enter name of the action-->click OK.

Rename Actions:
Select desired action in action drop down box--> edit menu-->action-->rename action-->modify the name-->click OK.

Call an Action:
Insert-->call to existing action-->browse path of the test-->select desired action-->click OK.(Note: We cannot edit)

Copy an Action:
 Insert-->call to copy of action-->browse path of the test-->select desired action-->click OK.(Note: we can edit this action).

Make an Action Reusable:
Select Non Reusable action -->edit -->action-->action properties-->check reusable action check box -->click OK.

Delete Actions:
Select desired action in action drop down box-->edit menu-->action-->delete action-->confirm deletion.