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Creating a Test Flow

Create- Test Flow in Mindmaps

  1. 1.
    Click on the Mindmaps plugin on the Avo Assure landing page.
Landing Page – Mindmaps Plugin
2. To create a new test flow, click on ‘Create New’. Note: The "Create" icon on the Action Bar, is highlighted by default.
Mindmaps Landing Page –> Create New
3. You are now taken to the Workspace where a test flow can be created. Select the Project under which the test flow needs to be created and then click on ‘Create New’.
Workspace to Create a Test Flow
4. A 'Module' node is created in the Workspace with 'Module_0' as the default name and a provision to change the default name.
Creation of a Module Node
5. Click on the 'Module' node to open its control box.
The control box has 4 options, 'Create a New Node', 'Create Multiple Nodes', 'Edit Current Node' and 'Delete Node'.  For more information on control box options, refer here. Click on Create a New Node.
Creation of Scenario from a Module Node
6. A  Scenario node is created in the Workspace with 'Scenario_1' as the default name and a provision to change the default name. Each Module can contain multiple Scenarios.
Creation of a Scenario Node
7. Click on the Scenario node to open its control box. Among the control box options, click on '+' --> Create a New Node.
Creation of Screen from a Scenario Node
8. A  Screen node is created in the Workspace with 'Screen_1' as the default name and a provision to change the default name. Each Scenario can contain multiple Screens.
Creation of a Screen Node
9. Click on the 'Screen' node to open its control box. Among the control box options, click on '+' --> Create a New Node.
Creation of a Test Case from a Screen Node
10. A Test Case node is created in the Workspace with 'Testcase_1' as the default name and a provision to change the default name. Click on Save.
Creation of a Test Case Node
11. The test flow created is saved and a message with 'Data Saved successfully' is displayed.
Test Flow Creation – Success
12. The created flows can be accessed by expanding the top panel.
Accessing Modules

End-to-End Test Flow

An End-to-End test flow is used when the requirement is for executing scenarios that belong to different projects.
An end to end test flow is created as follows:
  1. 1.
    Click on the Mindmaps plugin on the landing page.
Landing Page – Mindmaps Plugin
2. Click on ‘End to End Flow’.
Mindmaps Page –> End to End Flow
3. Select the Project in which the end-to-end Test flow is to be created.
Select Project from Dropdown
4. Click on ‘Create New’ to create a new end-to-end test flow.
Choose Project –> Create New
5. An End-to-End Module node is created in the workspace with 'Module_0' as the default name and a provision to change the default name.
Creation of End to End Module Node
6. Scenarios can be added from multiple projects too. Select the project first, choose modules that contain Scenarios to be included, and click Add. Repeat this process for all the projects to be included in the end-to-end module.
Adding Scenarios from Projects
7. Once the required scenarios are added to the module, navigate to the project under which the end-to-end module was created.
8. Click on the 'Save' Button. The test flow created is saved and a message stating 'Data Saved successfully' is displayed.
End to End Module Creation – Success
9. The created flows can be accessed by expanding the 'Top panel' and the end-to-end Modules are depicted differently from the Normal Modules.
Accessing Modules

Import- Test Flow From a .pd file

Note: Avo Assure supports PD files for the following applications types:
  • Web
  • SAP
  • OEBS
  1. 1.
    Log in as a valid Avo Assure user and navigate to the ‘Mindmap’ plugin.
  2. 2.
    Click on the ‘Import Mindmap’ icon.
Mindmap Landing Page
3. Select the import format as 'Avo Discovery (.pd)'.
Import Mindmap – AvoDiscovery import format
4. Click on the ‘Choose File’ field. The windows explorer will be displayed from which the file can be uploaded. From the windows file explorer, select the .pd file to import the Mindmap and click on ‘Open’.
Import Mindmap– Import Avo Discover File
5. After the file has been selected, select the Project to which the mindmap structure needs to be imported and click on the 'Import' button.
Import Mindmap – Select Project for imported .pd file
6. The user will be notified of the successful import of the .pd file as displayed below.
PD File Import was successful
Note: Clicking on ‘Save’ is not mandatory when importing .pd files.

Import- Test Flow From Excel

  1. 1.
    The test flows can also be created in an Excel file and then imported to Avo Assure via Mindmaps.
  2. 2.
    The test flow in Excel should follow the following template:
    • The Excel file should have four columns.
    • The first row is the header row and will contain the following as headings:
      1. 1.
        Module
      2. 2.
        Scenario
      3. 3.
        Screen
      4. 4.
        Script
Excel Template for Test flow Creation
To import the test flow present in the Excel,
  1. 1.
    Click on the Mindmaps plugin on the Landing Page.
Landing Page – Mindmaps Plugin
2. Click on the ‘Import Mindmap’ icon.
Mindmaps Page –> Import Mindmap
3. Select 'Excel workbook (.xls, .xlsx)' as the import format.
Import Mindmap -> Excel Workbook
4. 'On selection of the 'Excel Workbook (.xls, .xlsx)' as the import format, the user will be asked to upload the Excel file from where the test flow needs to be imported and click on 'Open'.
Selecting the Excel File
5. On file selection, the user will be asked to select the Project and the sheet from which the mindmap is to be imported. After Project and sheet selection, click on the 'Import' button.
Import Mindmap -> Project and Sheet selection
6. The test flow is created in the Workspace. Click on Save.
Test Flow Created
7. The test flow created is saved and a message stating 'Data saved successfully' is displayed.
Test Flow Creation – Success

Import- Test Flow From Git Repo

  1. 1.
    Click on Mindmaps plugin on the Avo Assure landing page.
Avo Assure Landing Page
2. Click on the ‘Import Mindmap’ icon.
Mindmap Landing Page
3. Select the import format as ‘Git (.mm) in the ‘Import Mindmap’ pop-up.
Import Mindmap Popup
4. Enter all the details and click on the ‘Import’ button. (All inputs are mandatory)
Import Mindmap PopUp
5. “Git configuration does not exist. Please verify your inputs!” error message is displayed, if the Git configuration name is invalid or does not exist.
6. The import will fail and the message “Module does not exist in Git repository. Please verify your inputs!” will be displayed if:
  • the branch name is not found, or
  • the version is not found, or
  • the folder does not exist at the specified folder path
7. If the user tries to import the module from the Git repository that belongs to any other project then, the “Module does not belong to project <selected project name>” error message will be displayed.
8. Upon successful import, the user is redirected to the create screen, where the imported module will be displayed.
Mindmap Create Screen

Import- Test Flow From a .mm File

  1. 1.
    Click on the Mindmaps plugin on the Avo Assure landing page.
Avo Assure Landing Page
2. Click on ‘Import Mindmap’.
Mindmap Landing Page
3. Select the import file format as Mindmap file (.mm), then select the file from the file explorer and click on ‘Import’.
Importing .mm file
4. This will update the Mindmap and redirect to the ‘Create New’ Mindmap screen with updated Mindmap.

Import- Test Flow From a .sel File

Avo Assure supports .sel files which are generated using the ‘Selenium to Avo’ plugin.
  1. 1.
    Click on Mindmaps plugin in the Avo Assure landing page.
Avo Assure Landing Page
2. Click on the ‘Import Mindmap’ icon.
Mindmap Landing Page
3. Select the import format as ‘Selenium to Avo (.sel)’.
Import Mindmap – ‘Selenium to Avo’ import format
4. Click on the ‘Choose File’ field, the windows explorer will be displayed from which the file can be uploaded. From the windows file explorer, select the .sel file to import the Mindmap and click on ‘Open’.
Import Mindmap– Import .sel File
5. After the file has been selected, select the project into which the mindmap needs to be imported.
Import Mindmap – Select Project for imported .sel file
6. Click on the ‘Import’ button.
Import Mindmap – Importing .sel file
7. The user will be notified of the successful import of the .sel file and the mindmap for the uploaded .sel file will be displayed.
Import successful of .sel file
Note: Clicking on ‘Save’ is not mandatory when importing .sel files.