You can only record actions for a keyword that already exists in a keyword-driven test, not for a keyword that is completely
new. To record a new keyword-driven test, see
Recording a Keyword-Driven Test
To record the actions for a new keyword:
Open a keyword-driven test that includes the keyword that you want to record.
Keyword-Driven Test Editor, click
Implement Keyword to the left of the keyword that you want to implement.
Implement Keyword dialog box opens.
Select which type of asset the new keyword should be:
- To implement the keyword as a .NET method, click
.NET Script. You can add the new keyword to an existing .NET script or create a new .NET script for the keyword by typing a name into
Asset Name field.
- To implement the keyword as a keyword sequence, click
Keyword. You cannot record a mid-level keyword, as it is a sequence of other keywords.
- To implement the keyword as a visual test, click
Start Recording check box.
If you have set an application configuration for the current project and you are testing a web application, the
Select Browser dialog box opens:
Select the browser.
If you want to test a web application on a desktop browser with a predefined browser size, select the browser size from the
Browser size list.
For example, to test a web application on
Apple Safari and in a browser window which is as big as the screen of the Apple iPhone 7, select
Apple iPhone 7 from the list.
Orientation for the browser window.
Edit Browser Sizes to specify a new browser size and to select which browser sizes should be shown in the
Browser size list.
In the application under test, perform the actions that you want to test.
For information about the actions available during recording,
Actions Available During Recording.
Record Complete dialog box opens.
The recorded actions are displayed in the defined visual test or .NET script.