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Scripting input field data

LegacyForum Posts: 1,664 ✭✭
edited December 2016 in SOAtest
Hi there,

I would like to know if it is possible to add codes to dynamically define the value of an input field.

For example, if I need to perform a boundary test for a date field that allows to be post dated up to 90 days. Instead of inputting a fixed date, and that cannot be regression tested in the future (as the date has changed), is there a way we can write some codes to achieve this? (I see that there are options to code in Java / Javascript / Python for scriptXML, I am more familiar with Java / Javascript)

Thanks for your help and I look forward to hearing some feedback.



  • LegacyForum
    LegacyForum Posts: 1,664 ✭✭
    edited May 2006
    It is possible to do boundary checks using a script. I've attached an example test suite. In the example, the script checks whether the value is >= 0.0 and <= 20.0. <br />
    Since you need it for the input, you can use the script option for an input. For instance, in the SOAP Client, next to an input is a drop down box where you can select Fixed, Parameterized(if data source is available), Script, and Auto. You could use the Script option to dynamically make the input according to a boundary. The return value is what will be used in the input.

    Let me know if you have questions.
  • LegacyForum
    LegacyForum Posts: 1,664 ✭✭
    I've attached another example that shows how to use scripts for the input.
  • LegacyForum
    LegacyForum Posts: 1,664 ✭✭
    Hi, I had a question about the same topic, so I wasn't sure whether it needed its own thread.

    I understand how to enter a script to generate dynamic input for a given field, and I have been able to do this succesfully in most cases. However there is one input field that it won't work for.

    I can enter fixed input and it works fine, but when i try to write a script for it, the value that is entered into the literal xml is '[script]'. I've even tried creating a script that just returns a hardcoded value, yet this has the same result.

    Thanks for your help
  • LegacyForum
    LegacyForum Posts: 1,664 ✭✭
    The "[script]" input is a known issue and was resolved in the most recent service pack. You can download the service pack at