Playing Back and Analyzing the Enhanced Visual Test

Now that you have made several enhancements to the recorded test, play back the visual test and analyze the result.

  1. Perform one of the following steps:
    • Choose Actions > Playback.
    • Click Playback on the toolbar.
    The Playback dialog box opens.
  2. In the Result description text box, type Enhanced test results for the recorded visual test.
  3. Click OK.
  4. If multiple browsers that are supported for replay are installed on the machine, the Select Browser dialog box opens. Select the browser and click Run.
    Silk Test Workbench plays back the enhanced test.
  5. Click Go to Result on the Playback Complete dialog box.

    The Result window opens to the Summary tab by default.

    The Summary tab shows that the visual test passed, which means it played back successfully without any errors, or failed verifications.

  6. Click the Passed (1) tab. The number in parentheses indicates the total number of verifications that passed. The Test Steps pane displays the verification step and the Result Detail column displays the pass text description of the verification.
  7. Click the Details tab to display the result of every step.
  8. In the Test Steps pane of the Result window, scroll down to the step that shows the result of storing the email address to a variable. The step text is similar to the following: Put the 'Text' property of the control into variable 'strEmailAddress'.
  9. The contents of the strEmailAddress variable displays in the Result Detail column. To view the entire contents of the Text property value, move your cursor over the Result Detail column for the step. A ToolTip appears displaying the entire contents of the property.

Congratulations! You have successfully created a visual test that reliably tests the sample application. In the next lesson, you will learn about several advanced testing concepts and features such as how to quickly and easily execute a visual test within another visual test.