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Re: [QF-Test] Syntax question for IF statement using AND in QFTest


  • Subject: Re: [QF-Test] Syntax question for IF statement using AND in QFTest
  • From: Michael Pruemm <eso@?.org>
  • Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2015 12:36:02 +0200

The IF-condition follows Python syntax. You can simply write:

  not $(ORFoundFlag) and $(CurrentDateRangeSelector) == $(NBR_DATE_RANGES)

Note that the keywords "not", "and", "or" must be lowercase and that the comparison uses "==" to test for equality.

A technical description of this can be found in sections 5.9 Comparisons and 5.10 Boolean Operations of the Python language reference:

https://docs.python.org/2.6/reference/expressions.html#notin

The link is to the oldest Python 2.x version still on the Python site. QF-Test uses Jython 2.5 which is a bit older, but the language hasn't changed regarding theses expressions.
-- 
Michael

On 03.04.2015, at 19:19, Rick Brasche <Rick.Brasche@?.org> wrote:

Hello All.

 

This is probably a simple question for most of you but it’s driving me batty.

 

I have an IF condition that runs off of 3 variables.

 

One is a loop iteration count and the other is a max number of loops taken from a table.

The other is a flag variable set by how the SUT responds.

 

It starts the loop like this:

Set variable: ORFoundFlag=False

 

If data is found, it will

Set variable:ORFoundFlag=True

 

So at the end of each loop, I have

IF

$(ORFoundFlag) == False AND $(CurrentDateRangeSelector) = $(NBR_DATE_RANGES)

 

Which gives me a “this is not a valid test” error.

 

Adding quotes to the False does nothing either. Nor does using _one_ =

 

I’m hoping extra experienced eyeballs can spot the problem right away.

 

Thanks in advance!

 

 

 

 

Rick Brasche,

Information Systems Business Process and Data Entry Automation

Home of Application Testing

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