Assigning Attributes and Values to a Test Plan

Attributes and values have no connection to a test plan until you assign them to one or more tests using an assignment statement. To add an assignment statement, you can do one of the following:


An assignment statement consists of the attribute name, a colon, and a valid attribute value, in this format:

attribute-name: attribute value

For example, the assignment statement that associates the Searching value of the Module attribute to a given test would look like:

Module: Searching

Attributes of type Set are represented in this format:

attribute-name: attribute value; attribute
value; attribute value; ...


Whether you type an assignment statement yourself or have the Testplan Detail dialog box enter it for you, the position of the statement in the plan is important.

To have an assignment statement apply to Place it directly after the
An individual test test description
A group of tests group description