Decision Actions

 

Decision Actions are created to make an action dependent on a previous successfully executed step. In order to create a decision action, the dependent step must be marked as an optional action AND must execute successfully.  See Making Steps Optional or Suppressed in a Test Case.

 

To Create a Decision Action

  1. From the slider view, go to the step that should only execute if the previous step was successful.
  2. Click on Action Log.
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  3. Under the Standard Attributes tab, scroll down to Decision Action field. 
  4. Select the Decision Action that allows the decision from the dropdown menu. 
    NOTE: Only the steps marked as Optional Actions (above) will be available for selection.
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  5. Determine the Decision Result Use as True/False.  Example: Select True to create a Decision Action where "Step 3.1 will only execute, if the optional step (2.1) executes successfully."
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  6. Click Save
  7. The Decision Action is now identified.
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