Tools Menu

The Tools menu contains the following commands:

Command (Shortcut)
Connect to Default Agent
Starts the Classic Agent or the Open Agent on the local machine depending on which agent is specified as the default in the Runtime Options dialog box. If the agent does not start within 30 seconds, a message is displayed. If the default agent is configured to run on a remote machine, you must manually connect to the agent.
Data Driven Testcase
Starts the process of creating a data-driven test case and displays the Select Testcase dialog box. For additional information, see Select Testcase Dialog Box.
Start Silk Performer
Starts Silk Performer. Available only when Silk Performer is installed.
Enable Extensions

This functionality is supported only if you are using the Classic Agent. For additional information, refer to the Silk Test Classic Classic Agent Help.

Displays a series of dialogs, beginning with the Enable Extensions dialog box, which guide you through selecting an application and enabling and testing your extension settings.

Open Silk Central
Opens Silk Central and displays it in an embedded browser window. This command is available only for the Testplan Editor. If you are not currently logged in to Silk Central, you will be prompted to log in. For additional information about configuring Silk Central, see Integrating with Silk Central.