Managing Records

Puppetry takes advantage of data-tables to manage targets, groups, test cases, test steps, variables, snippets. All that test data are basically records of the data-tables and have the same UI:

Adding Records

To add a new record you need to fill in the empty field(s) at the end of the table and press Add button next to it:

Adding records

Inserting Records

Alternatively you can add an record to a particular position. Just hover the target record and right-click for the context menu. Select Insert item.

Inserting records

Editing Records

To edit an record, click on Edit link next to the target record, provide new value and click Save button.

Editing records

Cloning Records

If you need a sequence of similar records, you don't need to create each one from the scratch. Instead you clone one and adjust parameters of the clones:

Cloning records

Removing Records

To remove an record, click on Remove link next to the target record. Choose OK for confirmation.

Removing records

You can select multiple rows to the action with Shift-Click

Bulk removing

Disabling/Enabling Records

If you don't want to remove an record, but temporarily exclude it for test run, hover the target record and right-click for the context menu. Choose Disable item:

Disabling records

You can select multiple rows to the action with Shift-Click

Bulk disabling

Drag & Drop

You can use drag & drop to move records:

Moving records

Copy/Paste

You can copy/paste any of records:

Copy.paste records

You can select multiple rows to the action with Shift-Click

Bulk copy/paste

Besides, you can copy an record in one suite/project and paste it in another. In fact, you can even copy an record, save it in a text file and paste it later when you need it:

Cross-application copy/paste