GetDataSource Method

Relevant for: API testing only

Description

Accesses the specified data source.

Note: This method is typically used when setting a value for a property, parameter, or variable. It is also used in conjunction with other methods which enable you to use the data from the data source, such as GetValue or SetValue.

Class

Test Entities

Syntax

property value = GetDataSource("<Data source name>").

Parameters

Parameter Description
Data source name

The name of the data source, exactly as it appears in the Data pane.

Note: You can right-click the data source in the Data pane and select Copy to ensure that you use the correct name in your code.

Return Type

No explicit return object - method only accesses the data source.

Example

var DataSourceValue = GetDataSource("WebServiceData!Input").GetValue(0, "CustomerName");
Context.UserLogger.Info(DataSourceValue);