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Re: [QF-Test] Is it possible to have just names in the nodes?

  • Subject: Re: [QF-Test] Is it possible to have just names in the nodes?
  • From: Gregor Schmid <Gregor.Schmid@?.de>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:56:29 +0200

Hello Ivan, Krzysztof,

thanks for your input.

Unfortunately the text representation of the tree nodes is far more
complex than one might think, especially when it comes to the run-log,
where nodes can be displayed with variables expanded.

The text representation is used for the TreeCellRenderer, thus it must
be fast, otherwise scrolling the tree becomes a pain. I thought about
some kind of templating mechanism a long time ago, but that would most
likely be too complex with too little gain.

The remaining alternative is an option to toggle between short and
verbose tree display. It's a good idea and I'll look into it, but I'm
not promising anything. As always, the benefits will have to be
weighed against the other things we're currently working on :-).

Best regards,

Ivan Boelle <ivan.boelle@?.com> writes:

> Hello,
> I agree with that, we already have the node's icon which helps to see what kind of node a
> particular node is.
> It might greatly enhance test readability if we could have only the necessary information on
> screen.
> Especially when procedure_names or component_names are quite long.
> Best regards,
> ---
> Ivan Boelle
> INT, Interactive Network Technologies
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 11:24 AM, Krzysztof Jelski <krzysztof.jelski@?.pl> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     I wonder if it's possible to enhance test readability by turning off unnecessary information
>     in test nodes? Is there such an option in qftest?
>     For example, when I create several procedures with intention-revealing names, then I don't
>     need to see "Call procedure: " in each node of the sequence. The more so because I can see
>     what it is by looking at the icon :-) Similarly, if I have a good name for a component, I
>     don't care what java class it is. 
>     Best regards,
>     Krzysztof Jelski

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