Script comments and log

Agilitest allows you to use advanced formatting of comments directly from the publisher.

The format used is HTML, so you can design your comments as you wish.

In addition, you can use the variables in your scripts to make intelligent comments.

There are three types of comments:

  • Script comment
  • Functional step
  • Execution log

Script comment

This comment explains the operations performed by the script, intended for those who will have to maintain it in particular.

 Selecting a comment type in Agilitest

Comments of type "Functional step"

These comments indicate an important step in the course of the test.

They are included in the video and XML / pdf report files

Comments of type "Execution log"

These are functional comments for the testers.


  1. Bold characters
  2. Underlined characters
  3. Italic characters
  4. Using bullets
  5. Using numbered paragraphs
  6. Clickable active links
  7. Show a screenshot

Below are some examples of these HTML formats of strings allowed with Agilitest:

  • Bold characters :

<b> Bold characters </b>

  • Underlined characters :

<u> Underlined characters </u>

  • Italic characters :

<i> Italic characters </i>

  • Using bullets :

<UL> <LI> Using bullets  N°1</LI><LI>Using bullets  N°2</LI></UL>

Commentary text with bullets
  • Prioritized into numbered paragraphs: :

<OL><LI>Numéro 1</LI><LI>Numéro 2</LI></OL>

Text of the hierarchical commentary
  • Insert an active clickable link (to a bug tracking software like Jira or Bugzilla):

<a href="">Bug 1431248</a>

Text of the comment containing a link
  • Insert and display a link to a screenshot (which would illustrate the error to correct):

<img src="" width="300" height="110"/>

Text of the commentary containing an image
  • An example of an advanced comment in the editor:
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