System Testing

Use System Testing to test that the system performs the right business functions correctly.

To display System Testing details select the View | Testing menu option to display the Testing window.  Open a diagram or the Project Browser and select the required element. Click on the System tab.

If any System Tests exist, the first Test item for the element is shown in the Testing window in Item mode, and all items are listed either in the panel to the left of the window, or in the window in List mode.

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Option

Use to

Test

Specify the name of the test.

Status

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the current status of the test.

Type

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the type of test.

Run By

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the name of the person who ran the test.

Checked By

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the name of the person who checked the test run.

Last Run

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the date on which the test was last run.

Description

Type a description of the test. You can format the text using the Notes toolbar at the top of the field. This text is also reflected in the Notes window, but cannot be edited there.

Input

Type in the input data.

Acceptance Criteria

Type the acceptance or test success conditions.

Results

Type the results of the last test.

To edit existing System Test items for this element:

  • Click on the item in the left-hand panel in Item mode
  • Double-click on the item in List mode to display the Test Details dialog, or
  • Click on the required item in the Testing folder in the Element Browser window; if this window is not displayed, click on the EBIcon icon in the Testing window toolbar. System Test item icons have an Sy in the bottom right corner.

To change the element for which to create test items, click on the required element in the Project Browser.