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Report settings

This chapter introduces the various options for setting and configuring reports.

In this chapter

    Accessing report settings

    Report settings are accessed through the Property pane of the corresponding test suite.

    Accessing report settings

    Accessing report settings

    Select the test suite and open the context menu
    Click Properties in the context menu
    In the settings window, click the Report register tab

    Report file & directory settings

    Report file & directory settings are changed in the top of the report settings dialog.

    Report file & directory settings

    Report file & directory settings

    Option to enable/disable the generation of reports

    • If de-selected, no report (files) will be created

    Option to select an individual report file directory for storing Ranorex report files

    • If a folder is selected here, this folder is replacing the former standard report directory

    Option to design/create the automated standard report file name
    Set of file name parts for automated report file names (set available as tool-tip)

    Further reading

    The concept of report file names and report directories is introduced and explained in detail in > Ranorex Studio fundamentals > Reporting > ⇢ Ranorex standard reporting.

    Timestamp settings

    Setting the ‘Auto-save-interval’ and the type of report timestamps is done in the report settings.

    Report time settings

    Report time settings

    Option to set the auto save interval. Timing units are seconds. If set to ‘0’, auto-save is turned off
    Definition of timestamp in reports

    Enabling compressed reports

    The creation of compressed report copies can be set in the report settings dialog.

    Enabling creation of compressed reports

    Enabling creation of compressed reports

    Further reading

    The creation of compressed reports is introduced and explained in detail in > Hands-on application topics > Best practices > ⇢ Creating a compressed Ranorex report.

    Enabling JUnit-compatible reports

    In Ranorex 7.0 and above, JUnit-compatible reports for use in CI tools can automatically be created. 

    Creating JUnit-compatible reports

    Creating JUnit-compatible reports

    Setting report templates

    The various options for defining, applying and changing report templates can also be set in the report settings dialog.

    Report template settings

    Report template settings

    Further reading

    The concept of report customization by means of report templates is introduced and explained in > Ranorex Studio fundamentals > Reporting > ⇢ Report customization.

    Tracing screenshot settings

    The settings for tracing screenshots in reports are to be defined in the lower part of the settings dialog.

    Report tracing mode setting

    Report tracing mode setting

    The settings for the tracing mode are:

    • Foreground: Tracing screenshot is captured before the corresponding action is executed (more accurate, but slower performance)
    • Background: Tracing screenshot is captured while action is being executed (less accurate, better performance)
    • Off: No tracing screenshots are captured
    Tracing screenshot quality settings

    Tracing screenshot quality settings

    Quality & size of tracing screenshot files
    Button Apply must be clicked in order to apply changed settings