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4. Working with Test Cases

In OpKey, a Test Case is a collection of test steps and a test step contains either a Keyword, a Control Flow Construct, Function Library file or Service Repository file. A Keyword can take either no input or can take object, data, or both as inputs. Each test step also returns an output which can be used as input for the other step. Follow any one of the following steps to create a new Test Case file.

Working with Test Case

After successfully login into OpKey Web, select the appropriate Project in which you want to create a Test Case File.

You will be navigated to the screen having as shown.

You can mark the “Don’t show me again” checkbox as checked if you do not wish to view this notification again.

Click “End Tour” to proceed with the process of creating a Test Case file.

How to create a Test Case File?

Method 1

After clicking on “End Tour” , you may “Click to Create New Artifact.Select Test Case.

The Test Case text will appear highlighted.

Click on the highlighted icon to create a New Test Case file. A Create Test Case window will get open as shown.

The fields marked with * are mandatory. Enter the Name of the Test Case. You can also enter the Description. Click OK.

Method 2

Go to Project Workspace > Select the root Folder > Click Create New file icon  > Select Test Case’

A Test Case file will be created in the root Folder of the project Workspace.

Method 3

Right click on root folder > select Create New > select ‘Test Case.

A Test Case file will be created in the root Folder of the project Workspace.

The Test Case window will open up as shown:

Open your Test Case file and click on Add Test Step button to add steps.

noteThere are three ways of creating a Test Case: By adding Test Steps, by Recording & by Adding Flowchart. These ways are described in next articles.


Getting Familiar with Test Case buttons: 

The Dockable panels of the  Test Case Window :

The Test Case window contains four Dockable panels namely Details,Used By, Audit Trails and Tags. The details of these Dockable panels is mentioned below:


This Dockable panel gives you the details about the Test Case such as the name of the OpKey user who has created it, the date on which the Test Case was created, the name of the user who has last modified the Test Case and the date on which it was last modified.

You can add comments/description about the Test Case in the right-hand side of the Details window.

Used By

The Used By Dockable panel provides details about the artifacts/component files that are using this particular Test Case.The information include NameFull PathDescription, and Component Type of the artifact.

Audit Trails

This Dockable panel reflects the details about all the changes done by user irrespective of the Test Case which includes Task, Field, Old Value, New Value, Time Stamp, and ByUser.

The ‘Task’ detail specify what activity has been performed by the user.’Field‘ provides the name of the Data field being modified. As the name Suggest ‘Old Value‘ and ‘New Value‘ describes the previousand currentvalue of the Field being modified.

Time Stamp‘ denotes the Dateand Timeon which the field was modified. The Detail ‘By User‘ indicates the name of the user who has performed the task.

Export Audit Trails:

Once you click on the Export Audit Trails icon, a pop up window will open up as follows:


Tags are key-value combination added in the tags panel that allows the user to provide any important detail/information related to the Test Case. For example, the browser or environment on which the artifact has been created. A user can add as many number of tags as possible in a particular component file.

Getting Familiar with the icons of Tags:

Function Library Viewer:

Now, you can view Function Library added to the Test case. For this you can use any of the given options (Expand FL, Show FL Information, Open in New Tab). Expand FL opens the Function Library file in expanded view showing all added Test Steps. Show FL Information opens Function Library file in a popup window and shows detailed information about the Function Library file. Open in New Tab option can be used to open the Function Library file in a new tab.

Expand FL opens selected Function Library File with all added steps in a new popup window as shown below:

Show FL Information opens selected Function Library information in a new popup window as shown below:

Open in New Tab opens selected Function Library with all added steps in a new tab as shown below:

Open in New Tab in Test Case:

Open in New Tab feature enables you to view added artifacts (FL, SR method, Mapped Objects, & Mapped DR) in a Test Case.

You can click on the Open in New Tab option of the added Function Library to open it into a new tab.

You can right click on added Service Repository Method and select Open in New Tab option.

You can view mapped object with a Test Case step in detail. Right click on mapped object and then click Open in New Tab.

You can view the Object in the Object Repository in a new tab.


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