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AengusHeaney
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Power Apps Test Studio Feedback discussion thread

We recently launched the new Power Apps Test Studio to help you build end-to-end tests for your Canvas apps. You can read more about it in this blog post. As you use the tool, we’d love to hear your feedback, so we can prioritize the next set of improvements, any features that are missing, or any of the current behaviors that may not be ideal.What kinds of tests are you writing? Is there anything that is too hard to understand, and that we could make easier? This community post will be used to consolidate all feedback on the tool. You can also access this post directly from the "Provide Feedback" link in the Test Studio.

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@Anonymous capturing automated steps for attaching files is not currently supported by Test Studio (see Known Limitations).  @ChrisBal-MSFT may be able to comment on plans to support this in the future as well as possibility to use Test Engine to automate interaction with attachments.  I don't see it explicitly listed in unsupported controls, but will defer to Chris on whether that's possible now or not yet.

Anonymous
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Thank you for the response. I will continue with testing other features for the time being, but I am looking forward to seeing this feature being implemented.

anon6
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Appears I only have the "Monitor" option available in the Advanced Tools section of Power Apps.  Is there a reason "Testing" would be missing for me?

Hi @anon6, Test Studio isn't available in Sovereign Clouds currently (for example, GCC or GCC-High). If you are using Power Apps in one of these cloud environments, then this would be the expected behavior. However, if you interested in trying out Test Engine, this can be run against sovereign clouds by passing the "-d" (domain) command line argument.

Anonymous
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Hi team,

 

I have two issues i hope The platform can help with.

 

1. Unable to create an app from an excel File with formulas .

 

I believe the systems are well advanced to interpret a working excel formula and be able to translate the functionality to an application .

 

CombinedDataSheet failed: Excel files containing formula are currently not supported. Please use a file that has no formula. clientRequestId: a9235c6f-8481-44e9-8690-8e332a033ac4 serviceRequestId: a9235c6f-8481-44e9-8690-8e332a033ac4;a9235c6f-8481-44e9-8690-8e332a033ac4;a9235c6f-8481-44e9-8690-8e332a033ac4

 

2. dealing with a large organization data The 100000 row limit is very limited and needs to be increased to support larger organization .

 

3. Improvement of natural language  questioning when building automated app , as its still highly difficult for people who are not vast in Microsoft systems to create application for their businesses , Once simplified Hopefully with an interaction or inclusion of CHATGP capabilities. 

 

 

 

 

Hi @Anonymous, you posted your questions in a message thread about Power Apps testing tools but it looks like your question isn't related to that topic.  You might have better luck getting a response by posting in a different thread.  I suggest re-posting your question in the Get Help with Power Apps general forum for better visibility.

PrimeAnover
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The test scenario should also give a recommendation for the proper input formatting. For example, if the developer forgot to customize the input value, then the test scenario will provide a notification for the proper entry format of date values, emails, and other input values. 

Hi @johndpalmsd did you find any solution for above error ?

I am facing this issue as well.

Anonymous
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The Test Studio is great but their are key missing features to allow for enterprise dev from what I know.  An API to query would be extremely useful along with:

2. Wait/Pause function in studio
3. Controls in Component support
4. Ability to add query string params when recording tests
5. History of Runs (and an API to query)
6. Import variables from file

 

There is no much news on the Power Apps Test studio in the last year or 2, is this the way to go or should we use Selenium, Playwright,....  

Suwasni
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I have a screen with a few buttons/elements in the gallery layout container. I have to click one of the buttons there but recording or manual scripting does not work, clicking does not happen. While recording, nothing is recorded. Can someone help on this please.

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