#2 Create a new solution | Ranorex

#2 Start a new test solution

Starting a new test solution will take you two minutes. Follow the instructions below.

Structure of this chapter

    Open Ranorex Studio

    • Ranorex Studio usually opens automatically after installation
    • If not, open the Windows start menu and search for the Ranorex Studio program icon
    Ranorex Studio program icon in Windows start menu

    Ranorex Studio program icon in Windows start menu

    Start a new test solution

    Ranorex Studio opens with the start page. A new test solution can be created easily:

    Click New test solution… in the Start-section
    Give the solution a meaningful name
    Click Create to start
    Creation of a new test solution

    Creation of a new test solution

    Introduction to Studio working environment

    Ranorex Studio opens with an empty working environment. The detailed explanation of this environment or any other part or function of Ranorex Studio is beyond the scope of this introduction. Therefore, only the main parts of the initial working environment are explained herein.

    Ranorex Studio initial working environment

    Ranorex Studio initial working environment

    Project file view

    The project file view displays all folders and files which are necessarily administrated along with a test solution.

    Module browser view

    This view is mainly used to build more complex test cases based upon modular test recordings, or code modules.

    Recorder view – action table

    • The main section of the Studio working environment is for the recorded actions and the identified and managed UI-elements.
    • Every recorded action is listed in the upper part of this working environment.

    Recorder view – UI-elements repository

    • Every identified UI-element is listed in the lower part of this working environment.
    • Actions and UI-elements are linked together – a concept which is explained in more detail in a further chapter

    Further reading

    A detailed description of the Ranorex Studio working environment is available in > Ranorex Studio fundamentals > Ranorex Recorder > ⇢ Working environment & views