Object Model Reference for GUI Testing > Utility Objects > ExternalFileName Property

Environment Object

Description

Enables you to work with environment variables.

You can set or retrieve the value of environment variables using the Environment object. You can retrieve the value of any environment variable. You can set the value of only user-defined, environment variables.

Syntax

To set the value of a user-defined, environment variable:

Environment (VariableName) = NewValue

To retrieve the value of a loaded environment variable:

CurrValue = Environment (VariableName)

Argument

Type

Description

VariableName

String

The name of the environment variable.

NewValue

Variant

The new value of the environment variable.

CurrValue

Variant

The current value of the environment variable.

Methods and Properties

Method ExternalFileName Returns the name of the loaded external environment variable file specified in the Environment pane of the Test Settings dialog box.
Method LoadFromFile Loads the specified environment variable file.
Value Sets or retrieves the value of environment variables.

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ExternalFileName Property

Description

Returns the name of the loaded external environment variable file specified in the Environment pane of the Test Settings dialog box. If no external environment variable file is loaded, returns an empty string.

Syntax

Environment.ExternalFileName


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LoadFromFile Method

Description

Loads the specified environment variable file. The environment variable file must be an XML file using the following syntax:

<Environment>
    <Variable>
        <Name>This is the first variable's name</Name>
        <Value>This is the first variable's value</Value>
    </Variable>
</Environment>

For more details about environment variable files, see the HPE Unified Functional Testing User Guide.

Syntax

Environment.LoadFromFile(Path )

Argument

Type

Description

Path

String

The path of the environment file to load.


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Value Property

Description

Sets or retrieves the value of environment variables. You can retrieve the value of any environment variable. You can set the value of only user-defined, environment variables.

Syntax

To set the value of a user-defined, environment variable:

Environment.Value(VariableName) = NewValue

To retrieve the value of a loaded environment variable:

CurrValue = Environment.Value (VariableName)

Argument

Type

Description

VariableName

String

The name of the environment variable.

NewValue

Variant

The new value of the environment variable.

CurrValue

Variant

The current value of the environment variable.


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