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We have created a blog series with frequently asked questions regarding the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Test Automation Tool. We are pleased to bring you a total of four blogs on this topic which our colleague sonam_sap has put together to cover a variety of questions you may come to ask yourself in the SAP Activate Roadmap Viewer Testing workstream when working with the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Test Automation Tool. This blog series will help customers, partners, and project teams understand the various FAQ's for the tool for their project deployments.

In the blog series, you can find the breakdown of frequently asked questions per blog for easy navigation:

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Test Automation Tool- FAQs Blog Series #1

The first blog in the series covers the Change Test Data Using Data Variant task questions which occur in the Test Execution deliverable in the Realize phase:

  • How do I create change master data in the SAP Default variant and use system variables?

  • How do I create a custom variant and execute it?

  • How to check if the data binding is valid after creating a custom script.


SAP S/4HANA Cloud Test Automation Tool- FAQ Blog Series #2

The second blog in our four blog series, goes over the questions related to the Test Preparation in Realize Phase and prepare for regression testing for the upgrades:

  • How can I do Role Based Testing – without Changing the Standard Automate to Custom?

  • How can I check if SAP has changed a particular process step or action?

  • How can I identify if the automate is deprecated and if any new automate is delivered as part of current upgrade?


SAP S/4HANA Cloud Test Automation Tool- FAQs Blog Series #3

In the third blog, FAQ's during the Test Preparation in Realize phase when creating test processes is covered:

  • How can I make use of existing custom actions without re-recording? And copy action from different process steps?

  • Why is my custom script not visible while creating test plan?

  • Move Action – how can I change the user action number?

  • Can you help me to better understand the action logs and what they mean?


SAP S/4HANA Cloud Test Automation Tool- FAQs Blog Series #4

In the final blog of our four blog series, Sonam closes with covering the FAQ's related to preparing test, executing test and analyzing results.

  • Under which component do I raise an incident related to the Automation tool related app issues?

  • How to modify formulas in the SAP S/4HANA Cloud (Public) Test Automation tool?

  • How can I make use of the skip formula to efficiently tackle multiple flows in a step?

  • What’s the preference of execution among XPath, label, ID if all of them are present in an action?


We hope that all of these blogs which Sonam has outlined for you along with the Frequently Asked Questions on the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Test Automation Tool will help you in your project implementation journey. Feel free to leave a comment below or reach out via the FAQ blog which your question relates to above for direct feedback from Sonam.



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