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When you're finished, take one of the following actions:
Important Modifying attributes and values through the Define Attributes
dialog has no effect on existing attributes and values already assigned to the
testplan. You must make the changes in the testplan yourself.
Assigning attributes and values to a testplan
Two ways to assign
attributes and values
Attributes and values have no connection to a testplan 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:
Type the assignment statement yourself directly in the testplan.
Use the Testplan Detail dialog.
What an assignment
statement looks like
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; ...
Where to place the
assignment statement
Whether you type an assignment statement yourself or have the Testplan
Detail dialog enter it for you, the position of the statement in the plan is
important.
To...
Action and result
Have your changes
take effect
Click OK. The dialog closes. The attributes and
values are saved in the initialization file specified in
the General Options dialog.
Cancel all changes
Click Cancel. The dialog closes.
To have an assignment statement apply to Place it directly after the
An individual test
test description
A group of tests
group description