Feature request: Report total progress during test

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UgaAga
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Feature request: Report total progress during test

Post by UgaAga » Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:50 pm

Hi,
at the moment Ranorex only reports the progress of the actual test case, not of the complete test suite. It would be nice if there was a pie chart during the test like at the end of the whole test.

Thanks

krstcs
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Re: Feature request: Report total progress during test

Post by krstcs » Fri Jun 21, 2013 1:39 pm

Ranorex does not report completion of anything during the test run, it only shows the wait time to find the current element, and the current testcase iteration number.

This would add unnecessary processing overhead to the tests and could cause other issues.

Ranorex is light-weight and adding things like this that do not convey actual completion information would not be advisable.

On top of that, Ranorex does not necessarily know at the start of the test what testcases will be run, or how many times they will be run, due to the fluidity of some data sources. This would mean that any chart like this of "total completion" would most likely not be accurate until the end anyway, so why add the overhead when you will get it in the report?
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