Creating or Editing Silk Performer .NET Explorer Tests

To create or edit a .NET Explorer test:

  1. In the menu, click Tests > Details View .
  2. Select a container or folder node in the Tests tree where you want to insert a new test, or select the test that you want to edit.
  3. Click New Child Test (New Child Test) on the toolbar, or click (Edit).

    The New Test/Edit Test dialog box appears.

  4. Type a name and description for the test.
    Note: Silk Central supports HTML formatting and cutting and pasting of HTML content for Description fields.
  5. If you are creating a new test, select Silk Performer .NET Explorer Test from the Type list box. Click Next.

    The .NET Explorer Test Properties dialog box opens.

  6. Browse to and select the .NET Explorer script to apply to the test. The script is a .nef file.
  7. Enter the path to the NetExplorer.exe executable on the execution server. For example C:\Program Files\MyCustomSPFolder\DotNET Explorer\NetExplorer.exe. You can also define an environment variable on your execution servers and refer it, for example ${SP_HOME}\NetExplorer.exe.
  8. In the Test case field, type the name of the .NET Explorer test case to execute. If this field is left blank, all test cases within the script are executed. It is not possible to specify multiple test cases.
    Note: The test cases InitTestCase and EndTestCase are always executed.
  9. Click Finish.