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File

The File step type corresponds to the object in PIA that allows users to upload and download files to the PeopleSoft application.

These are the actions associated with the File step type.

Download

Description

Used to download a file.

The File.Download step needs to be preceded by the appropriate click (such as Image.Click, Link.Click, or Button.Click).Click. In the Value column specify a full file path name.

Select the File Download Prompt check box in the Settings dialog box to be prompted for a file download path when recording the test.

To set the file download prompt check box:

  1. Click the Show Test Recorder icon.

  2. Click the Configure recording settings icon.

  3. Select File Download Prompt check box and click OK.

  4. Record your test and you will be prompted for the file download path when you record a download step.

Example

These examples show the use of File.Download.

Image: Example of File Download action for downloading to Excel

This example illustrates the File Download action for downloading a Query to Excel

Example of File Download action for downloading to Excel

Image: Example of File Download action from a button

This example illustrates the File Download action from a button.

Example of File Download action from a button

Upload

Description

Uploads a file.

In the Recognition column specify the string to get the object from the page. In the Value column specify a full file path name.

Example

This example shows the use of the Upload action:

Image: Example of the File Upload action

This example illustrates the File.Upload step.

Example of File Upload action