Why do SmartFolder names have to be unique?

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Why do SmartFolder names have to be unique?

Post by uhmdown » Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:27 pm

I'm puzzled by this design, as I can see no obvious reason why SmartFolder names must be unique across the entire Suite.

I understand why Test Case Names should be unique, but SmartFolders should at the very least only require uniqueness if they don't share the same parent; if two SmartFolders have different parents, then they should be allowed to have the same name.

Am I missing something?

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Re: Why do SmartFolder names have to be unique?

Post by odklizec » Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:35 pm

Hi,

No, you don't miss anything ;) I too raised this question while evaluating v 7. At the moment, it's just like that. But as far as I know, Ranorex folks are investigating the possibility to make the smartfolder (testcase) names non-unique. I think such option would be very nice for TestCases as well?

BTW, you can cast you vote regarding this matter here:
https://uservoice.ranorex.com/forums/15 ... -testcases
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Re: Why do SmartFolder names have to be unique?

Post by Vaughan.Douglas » Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:06 pm

odklizec wrote:Hi,

No, you don't miss anything ;) I too raised this question while evaluating v 7. At the moment, it's just like that. But as far as I know, Ranorex folks are investigating the possibility to make the smartfolder (testcase) names non-unique. I think such option would be very nice for TestCases as well?

BTW, you can cast you vote regarding this matter here:
https://uservoice.ranorex.com/forums/15 ... -testcases
Thank you for providing the link!
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Re: Why do SmartFolder names have to be unique?

Post by uhmdown » Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:21 am

Vote cast!

Yeah, I see no reason why TestCases shouldn't have that option as well.