Insert Call to New Action Dialog Box (GUI Testing)

Relevant for: GUI tests only

For API testing, see Insert Call to New Action Dialog Box (API Tests) .

This dialog box enables you to insert a call to a new action.

To access
  1. Do one of the following:

    • Ensure that a GUI test or action is in focus in the document pane.
    • In the Solution Explorer, select a GUI test or action node.
  2. Do one of the following:

    • Select Design > Call to New Action.
    • In the toolbar, click the Insert Call to New Action .
    • Click the Call to New Actionbutton in the Record toolbar during a recording session and select Call to New Action.
Important information
  • You can call the new action from your test flow as a top-level action, or you can call the new action from within another action in your test as a sub-action (or nested action).

  • When you click OK, a new action is stored with your test and the call to it is added at the bottom of the test or after the current step.

  • You can move your action call to another location at a parallel (sibling) level within your test by dragging it to the desired location.

Relevant tasks

Display / modify action data