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eValid -- Help Messages: Record/Play Preferences
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These notes provide the complete set of messages for Context Sensitive Help associated with eValid Preferences.

Record/Play Preferences
Menu TextExplanation
Playback The selections in this section affect how your script is played back.
Delay Multiplier "x.x" Normally the intervals you record are played back exactly as you recorded them. The Delay Multiplier multiplies the delays by any number you choose. If you choose 0.0 then there are no delays during playback.
Wait Ceiling (msec) "xxxx" This is the maximum time a delay is in effect.
Max. Download Time (msec) "xxxx" This is the maximum time a download is given to happen.
Form Fill Delay (msec) "xxxx" This value is the interval to use in simulating user activity during playback of a FORM being filled out.
Multiple Playbacks 'n' value "x" This value applies when you use Playback Multiple.
Simulate Modem "xx" Kbs "56" eValid can simulate any speed modem (1 Kbps to 1025 Kbps) if you set this option and choose a valid speed.
Audible Alerts Turns on the default alert sound when there is a problem.
Repair HTML on Error Stops playback when an error is found so that you can fix the underlying page if there was a problem.
Playback Status Notification If you select this option, eValid shows a special page for normal, warnings but no errors, and errors encountered playbacks.
Playback Data Dialog If you select this option, eValid gives you a display from which you can select the reports you want to see.
Record These selections affect how eValid creates a script recording of your session.
Include Silent Commands See Product Documentation.
Include Default Form Elements See Product Documentation.
Real-Time Recording If selected, eValid makes the recording with real time waits and delays.
Prompt for Script File Name See Product Documentation.
Auto-view Script File See Product Documentation.
Multiple Windows -- Record See Product Documentation.
Record See Product Documentation.
Show New Windows See Product Documentation.
Suppress New Windows See Product Documentation.
Prompt Each Time See Product Documentation.
Project This section helps you choose where to put eValid's files, and how to name them.
Working Dir. This defines the folder where you are doing your work. It is good practice to keep all related work in separate folders.
Project Name This name is the one used in your script. In most cases you will want to keep your scripts in a separate project folder.
Test Group Tests occur naturally in groups that share some characteristics. It is good practice to provide test group names that reflect the nature of the tests being done.
Test Name This is the name of the test script file.
Auto-name Log Files If you choose this option eValid will automatically name all of your log files to match the test script file name.
Log Management This area is used to decide which logs to generate, how much detail to put in them, and how to handle them during various kinds of eValid script playbacks.
Event "xxx.log" or HTML Chooses the Event Log and specifies its name. If HTML is clicked...
Message "xxx.log" or HTML Chooses the Message Log and specifies its name.
Perform "xxx.log" or HTML Chooses the Performance Log and specifies its name.
Timing "xxx.log" or HTML Chooses the Timing Log and specifies its name.
Log Output Tese options select the level of detail that is generated in eValid's logfiles.
Simple This selects the simplest possible logfile data.
Standard This selects the standard level of logfile data.
Detailed This selects the most-detailed possible logfile data.
Append to Logs If you select this option, eValid will append data to the log files you have selected.
Purge on Playback See Product Documentation.
Auto-view Event Log Because of its importance to script operation, eValid provides a method to automatically show you the Event Log on playback.
Load Testing eValid generates load by running scripts on multiple instances of the eValid browser.
LoadTest Log See Product Documentation.
Display HTML LoadTest Monitor See Product Documentation.
LoadTest Timeout (mins) "xx" See Product Documentation.
General These options affect how eValid views the rest of the desktop and how it interacts with general features of WebSite operation.
Start Page (enter new URL or select) This is the standard page at which eValid starts.
Mail Program The is the name of the mail program on your machine that you want to use. The default values are set during eValid installation.
Spreadsheet Program This is the name of the spread sheet program on your machine that you want to use. The default values are set during eValid installation.
Text Editor This is the name of the text editor on your machine that you want to use. The default values are set during eValid installation.
View eValid Help in New Windows All eValid documentation is available on line. This option instructs eValid either to show the help in the current browser face or to show documentation in a new window.
Save Main Frame Position See Product Documentation.
Save Child Window Positions See Product Documentation.
Silent Message Pop Ups See Product Documentation.