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5.2 Dockable Panel of Business Components

Open any existing  Business Component File in a New window and it will appear as follows

Read More: How to Open a Business Component File in a New Tab?

 At the bottom of the screen, there are Seven Dockable panels namely Details, Input, Output, Used By, Audit Trails, Tags and Execution Status.

Details

This Dockable panel gives you the details about the Business Component such as the name of the OpKey user who has created it, the date on which the Business Component  was created, the name of the user who has last modified it and the date on which it was last modified.You can add comments/description about the Business Component   in the left-hand side of the Details window. 

Input

This Dockable panel allows the OpKey user to add Input Parameters to the  Test Step. It allows you to add Name, Data Type, Default Value and Description of the Input Parameter.Getting Familiar with the Input Icons

Follow the steps given below, to add Input Parameters to the Test Step.

Click Add. A blank row will get added in the Grid.

Enter the Name, Default Value, Description of the parameter.

To enter the Data Type of the parameter, click the Data Type cell. The dropdown    will get auto populated with all the existing Data Types.

Enter the Description of the Input Parameter.

Click Save.

The Input Parameters will get added to the Test Step.

Click on the Add Default Value icon, to add the Default list of value(s). A pop up window will get open. Click on the Add Value icon, a blank row will get added where you can enter the value.

Click OK, to save the value.

The entered value will get added to the default list of values.

Output

This Dockable panel allows the OpKey user to provide Output Parameters to the Test Case. Getting Familiar with the Output Icons:


Follow the steps given below, to add Output Parameters to the Test Step.

Click Add. A blank row will get added in the Grid.

Enter the Name of the parameter.

To enter the Data Type of the parameter, click the Data Type cell. The dropdown will get auto populated with all the existing Data Types.

Click the Associate Step Output Cell. The dropdown will get auto populated with all the existing Output with of the Test Step(s).  Select the desired output to Associate it with the output parameter.

Enter the Description of the Output Parameter.

Click Save.

The Output Parameters will get added to the Test Step.

UsedBy

The UsedBy Dockable panel provides details about the artifacts/component files that are using this particular Component. The information include Name, Full Path, Description and Component Type of the artifact.

Audit Trails

This Dockable panel reflects the details about all the changes done by user irrespective of the Business Component which includes TaskFieldOld ValueNew Value, Time Stamp, and ByUser.

  • Task detail specify what activity has been performed by the user.
  • Field provides the name of the Data field being modified.
  • Old Value and New Value describes the previousand currentvalue of the Field being modified.
  • Time Stamp denotes the Dateand Timeon which the field was modified.
  • By User indicates the name of the user who has performed the task.

Once you click on the Export Audit Trails icon, a pop up window will open up as follows:

The Report Name is auto populated with the default Value.The Fields “From Date” and “To Date” is to define the duration for which the records are required. You can Just select the “From Date” and “To Date” values from the calendar control. Clicking on “Export” will export the details of the Audit Trails to an Excel file.

Tags

Tags are key-value combination added in the tags panel that allows the user to provide any important detail/information related to the Business Component .For example, the browser or environment on which the Business Component has been created. A user can add as many number of tags as possible in a particular component file.

Getting Familiar with the Tags Icons

Want to add a New Tag ? Here is how to do it:

Follow the steps given below, to associate Tags to the Business Component.

Click Add. A blank row will get added in the Grid.

By Default, a Key Name and Value will be added in the list.

The Key and Value fields are editable and can be updated as per the requirements of the OpKey Accelerator User.

The Selected or created Tag will get associated with the Business Component.

Execution Status

This Dockable Panel gives the following details of the Business Component Session Name : It defines the name of the session.

Executed From : It defines the

Executed By : It defines the name of the user who has executed the session.

Execution Time : Displays the duration of execution of the session.

Executed On : It defines the Date and time when the session was executed.

Status : It displays the Execution status of the session such as Pass,Fail,Incomplete.

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