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Software Testing using Visual Studio 2010 by S. Subashni, N. Satheesh Kumar

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Shared steps and action recording for shared steps

Shared steps are common test steps which are shared across multiple manual tests to avoid recreating the test steps for multiple manual tests. For example, the employee maintenance application might have several test cases for which the tester has to enter the Employee details for every test case run. To avoid the repeated step and to avoid the time and effort, that particular step can be made as a shared step and make use of the shared step in multiple test cases wherever it is required.

Creating shared steps

Creating shared steps is similar to creating a normal test step but the Test Manager provides a different option to create the shared step within the Test case creation window. The following ...

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