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Test Instruction

This document is based on MTA version 1.8.

Definition

A Test Instruction is a descriptive counterpart of a Teststep. A Test Instruction is always part of a Test Case that has the Manual type.

The Test Instruction is the lowest or fourth level of the 4-layer framework that is used in MTA. It describes the actual operating functions.

Properties

NameDescription
TitleThe title of the Test Instruction.
DescriptionA description of a Test Instruction.
HighlightThis indicates whether to visually highlight the Test Instruction in the Test Case to draw attention to it.
Input dataA description of the input data for a Test Instruction.
Expected resultA description of the expected result of a Test Instruction.
ImageA descriptive image (for instance, png or jpg file) that shows the expected outcome of the Test Instruction.

Business rules

  • The title is mandatory.

Actions on Test Instruction

View Test Instructions in a Test Case

  • Navigate to the Test Suite that the Test Instructions are in.
  • Click on the Manual Test Case to view the Test Instructions.
  • Test Instructions are shown in the middle pane.

View Test Instruction details

  • Navigate to the Test Suite that the Test Instructions are in.
  • Click on the Manual Test Case to view the Test Instructions.
  • Select the Test Instruction to view.
  • Details of the Test Instruction are shown on the right pane.

Create a Test Instruction

  • Navigate to the Test Suite and select the Manual Test Case that you want to create a Test Instruction in.
  • Click "+ Test Instruction" to create a Test Instruction.
  • Enter the Title and some optional information and select an optional Image.
  • Choose "Save".

Change the order of a Test Instruction in a Test Case

  • Go to the Manual Test Case that the Test Instruction is in.
  • Click on or on the left of the name of the Test Instruction to move it up or down.

Edit a Test Instruction

  • Click on next to the Test Instruction name to edit the Title or other information, or to Highlight the Test Instruction.

Delete a Test Instruction

  • Go to the Manual Test Case that the Test Instruction is in.
  • Click on the Test Instruction you want to delete.

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Last updated 20 september 2022