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General Navigation & Interface

AppTester navigation and user interface consists of two “layers”, the Home – and Project layer. Both layers have specific – and shared navigation components, these are described below.

Home layer

Top navigation bar – home layer

Icon Component Description
  Logo Clicking on the logo takes the user to the Project list.
  Breadcrumbs Clickable elements to allow you to navigate.
  Notifications Shows useful notifications for AppTester Projects (e.g. Schedule results, Snapshot Activation etc).
  Logged in user The name of the logged in user. Clicking on this gives the user the option view the “About” page or Log out of the AppTester

Left navigation bar – home layer

Icon Component Description
  Projects Overview and management of projects
  Reporting Overview and management of reports
  Environments Overview and management of environments (Admin only)
  Apptester Users Overview and management of AppTester users (Admin only)
  General settings Overview and management of general settings (Admin only)
  Collapse Collapse functionality of the left navigation bar

Project layer

Top navigation bar – project layer

Icon Component Description
  Logo Clicking on the logo takes the user to the Dashboard.
  Breadcrumbs Clickable elements to allow you to navigate.
  Notifications Shows useful notifications for AppTester Projects (e.g. Schedule results, Snapshot Activation etc).
  Who’s Online Show users who are currently online and active in the project
  Environment Indicator Shows which environment the user is currently performing tests on.
  Exit project Clicking returns you to the Home layer – Project List
  Logged in user The name of the logged in user. Clicking on this gives the user the option view the “About” page or Log out of AppTester

Left navigation bar – project layer

Icon Component Description
  Dashboard  
  Cases Overview and management of cases
  Scenarios Overview and management of scenarios
  Suites Overview and management of suites
  Schedules Overview and management of schedules
  Data Overview and management of data sets
  Settings Sub menu for management of snapshots, test users and clean-up
  Collapse Collapse functionality of the left navigation bar

Sorting

AppTester uses lists (tables) to display relevant data. The sort function is available on some columns in these lists. The corresponding icons and functionality are described below.

Icon Component Description
  Name By clicking on the column name the sorting is changed
  Sort ascending This icon shows that the column in the list is sorted ascending
  Sort descending This icon shows that the column in the list is sorted descending

Below image shows an example to sort the list ascending. By clicking on the column name the sort is changed.

After clicking the column name the result is shown in the below image, where now the sort is descending.

Filtering

AppTester uses lists (tables) to display relevant data. The filter function is available on some columns in these lists. The corresponding icons and functionality are described below.

Icon Component Description
  Filter By clicking on this item (where available) the filter option will be shown by showing filter fields below the relevant columns on which filtering is allowed.
  Clear filter This icon is only shown when the filter function is activated. By clicking on this icon the filter will be cleared and the filter field will be hidden.

Below image shows an example to filter the list. Clicking on the filter icon shows the filter fields. By entering text in the the relevant field the list is filtered accordingly.

While entering text in the filter field, the filter is triggered directly. After text is entered in the filter field the result is shown in the below image.

Clicking on the clear icon removes the filter from the list, the complete list will be available again.

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