The Canvas

Relevant for: GUI tests and API testing

The canvas provides a visual representation of the GUI or API test flow. It opens as a tab in the document pane.

GUI tests in the canvas

Working with the canvas closed can improve UFT's performance when creating or opening a GUI test.

Drag actions to reorder them.

Right-click an element in the canvas to access settings, or to run or debug a test from a specific action.

API tests in the canvas

Manipulate steps by dragging them to reorder, copying and pasting, or deleting.

Add special steps, including:

Loop steps Define loop step details in the Properties pane.
Two-branched conditional steps. Add activities as part of the conditional branches.
Break steps Move the test run to the step after a loop.
Continue steps Begin the next iteration.

Test individual steps using the Run Step command.

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