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Desktop Explorer Settings

Accessing Explorer Settings

Desktop Toolbar 

Desktop settings can be launched by right-clicking on your desktop toolbar and selecting Settings.  You can also control through the Sessions Module settings.

Editor Settings

If you have your session manager open, then you want to . (Link)*

General 

General settings all you to set the over all capturing ability for Explorer.  For example, you may want to show time stamps per screen or group actions  

  1. Show or hide timestamps  
  2. Compact view for adding notes when recording a test session 
  3. How to group actions for test case creation 
  4. Auto Update when a new version is available from the download center

Time and Note Types 

To add project specific time and note types, you can do this in the setting section of the Sessions Module. 

Defect Trackers  

For more information on how to configure a defect , see this article.  

Submission Options

See this link here 

 

Hotkeys 

When recording, hotkeys help with quickly capturing data without needing to interact with the Explorer desktop widget. 

The most popular hotkeys include: force screen capture, pause recording, stop recording, and add a note. 

Proxy Settings

Auto Proxy Detection

qTest Explorer automatically detects internet connection settings that are set in LAN Settings. If you use a proxy server that requires authentication, choose to enable proxy authentication, and enter user name and password in the dialog below.

HTTP Proxy

if your network has a proxy configured, please consult your IT administrator for the information of Host, Port, Username, Password then setup proxy in Explorer with the option "HTTP proxy" selected.

No Proxy

Use this option if you do not want Explorer to react to any proxy setting in your network.

Quick Start 

The quick start feature allows a tester to never forget an Explorer recording before they being their testing.  Explorer will automatically start recording on any application you add to the application list. 

 

 

 

 

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