Ask a Question

Import/Export variable lists

Import/Export variable lists

We would like to be able to share variables lists from all levels without having to share project files or add them all in manually.

 

If I export my project variables, then my colleagues should be able to import the resulting list and have it be merged with theirs.

14 Comments
mgroen2
Super Contributor

hi @Ravik

 

I made no distinction: could apply for all 3 types...

TanyaYatskovska
Community Manager
Status changed to: Implemented

This feature was implemented by our Community member @StevenN during Code Contest. Find the solution here:

https://community.smartbear.com/t5/General-Discussions/Code-Contest-Export-Importing-Project-Variabl...

mgroen2
Super Contributor

Well..

 

I have installed @StevenN's Winnings Script Extension, and I really really appreciate the efforts And the results is great!  But I would like to see importing/exporting in xls format (not having to use XML), because I need to use Excel and Excel doesn't allow to save xml.

Also, I noticed that persistent variables are not supported in the current implementation?

 

Please do not see this as critism but an effort to improve TestComplete (or the script extension)

 

mgroen2
Super Contributor

@Ravik

 

giving it a more deeply thought, I would say the original feature request could be better implemented if you could create and keep variables in external files (xls, csv) format, and keep them there. During test execution TestComplete would simple read out of those xls/csv files, to read the variables names and values. Implementing it that way prevents the need to keep importing the variables.  Don't know what others think of this new idea?

Announcements
Welcome to the TestComplete Feature Requests board!

Here you can review submitted feature requests and vote up the ones you like! If you can't find the feature you want - go ahead and suggest your own idea. Ideas with the highest rating can be implemented in the product.

Check out the Create a Feature Request guide for more information.
New Here?
Join us and watch the welcome video:
Announcements