The Browser Contents Viewer tool stores the browser contents from the last test run, regardless of success. It is automatically added as an "output" for all Web tests recorded through the browser (it is attached to the Browser Playback tool).
From this tool, you can easily validate or store data (as described in Validating or Storing Values) as well as add wait conditions (as described in Adding a Wait Condition from the Browser Contents Viewer).
This topic includes:
Creating Browser Contents Viewer Tools
For details on how to create web functional tests (which include Browser Contents Viewers), see Web Functional Testing - Overview and Browser Recording and Playback.
Configuring Browser Contents Viewer
For details on how to use the Browser Contents Viewer to define validations, extractions, and wait conditions, see Specifying Wait Conditions and Validating or Storing Values.
The tool’s configuration panel has the following tabs:
In addition, it also has a Save Browser Contents option which configures SOAtest
to store browser contents (so they will persist across
If you want to specify which browser is used for this viewer, modify the Browser Contents Viewer Rendering Engine settings in the Preferences panel’s Browser page.
The following tutorial lesson demonstrates how to use this tool: