Test Case Preferences

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All the preferences under Test Case group are for controlling the default behavior that Katalon Studio should perform when test cases are designed.

You can configure these preferences by accessing from main menu: Window > Katalon Studio Preferences > Katalon > Test Case

Where:

Preference SettingDescription
Test Case Calling

This is to specify how Katalon Studio should behave when you are calling another test case in your current test case.

 

OptionsDescription
Generate variable with default valueCalled test case uses default values for its variables.
Generate variable with the same name as the exposed variable of the called test caseCalled test case uses default values which are the same with its variables name.
Expose variables automatically after choosing the called test case

Called test case uses default values which are the same with its variables name.

The variables are also added into current test case at 'Variables' tab.

 

You might need to refer back to Variable Types section for which types of variables are supported in Katalon Studio.

Default Failure HandlingThe default Failure Handling schema that should be used when a new step is added in your test case. Refer to Failure Handling section for more settings to control Failure Handling.Default KeywordThe default keyword that should be used when a new step is added in your test case.

All the above preferences are saved into the file “com.kms.katalon.composer.testcase.prefs” under the “config\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.core.runtime\.settings” location in your Katalon Studio build folder. You can manually modify the values in this file to change these preference settings.