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Output Window

Overview

Various components of Test Design Studio provide output that can be displayed in the Output Window. These components are known as Output Providers. The Output Window is displayed by selecting View -> Output Window from the main menu.

Selecting an Output Provider

By default, no Output Providers are displayed in the Output Window. As an Output Provider becomes active and begins to log information for the first time, that Output Provider will be displayed in the Show output from combobox. Use this combobox to switch between the output of the various Output Providers.

Available Output Providers

The following basic output providers may be available:

Output Provider Description
External Tools Output from defined external tools.
Unified Functional Testing Automation Log information regarding the use of the Unified Functional Testing API.
Application Lifecycle Management Log information regarding the use of the ALM API.
Documenter Log information regarding the steps of the documenter.
Build Log information regarding the steps of a solution and/or project build process.

Available Toolbar Commands

Command Description
Show output from Used to select an Output Provider
Clear Output Window Clears the text displayed for the currently selected Output Provider.