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Value Types in Katalon Studio

While designing automation test in Katalon Studio, you might need to configure data for certain test steps, such as:

  • Pass input parameters to a test step.
  • Get the output value from a test step.

You can select from a wide range of value types supported by Katalon Studio as showed below:

Value TypeDescription
ConstantThe data is a value that will not change over time.
VariableThe data is a value that might be changed during execution. This type of data can only be referred within the scope of the test case where it is defined.
Global VariableThe data is a value that might be changed during execution. This type of data can be referred anywhere in the project.
Test Data ValueThe data is a value coming from a test data file.
BinaryThe data is a binary expression.
BooleanThe data is a Boolean value that can be evaluated from a Boolean expression.
Test CaseThe data is a test case.
Test DataThe data is a test data file.
Test ObjectThe data is a test object.
Method CallThe data is a method call.
PropertyThe data is a public property value of an object.
ListThe data is a list of values.
DictionaryThe data is a collection of keys and values.

This list describes how to provide data for each data type:

Value TypeHow to provide value for the property?
  • String
  • Integer

Enter value directly into the Value cell.



  • Variable
  • Global Variable

Select preferred option from the Value drop-down list.



Boolean

Select preferred option from the Value drop-down list.



List
  • Click on the Value cell.
  • A popup which looks like the following will be displayed:



  • Continue to add as many items as you want in the above popup.



  • Then press the OK button.
  • Those defined values will be displayed in the Value cell, as illustrated below:



Dictionary
  • Click on the Value cell.
  • A popup which looks like the following will be displayed:



Continue to add as many items as you want in the above popup.



  • Then press the OK button
  • Those defined values will be displayed in the Value cell, as illustrated below.