Changing the Action that is Performed in a Visual Test Step

Use the Select Actions dialog box to change the action that is performed on a control in a step of a visual test.

The list includes the following columns:

Click an action to select it, then click OK to use it in the test step as the action performed against the control.

Note: Most actions use additional parameters to perform the selected action in a specific manner against the control. The parameters for the action appear as properties in the Parameters category and can be set in the Properties window.
  1. Open the visual test that contains the action that you want to change.
  2. In the Test Steps pane, select the step that includes that action that you want to change.
  3. Open the Properties pane.
  4. In the Action section of the pane, click on Method.
  5. Click Select Action. The Select Action dialog box opens, listing all allowable actions for the UI control with which the current test step interacts. The dialog box can be resized to see the text in each column of the list.
  6. Click on the action that you want to perform on the UI control.
  7. Click OK.