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String manipulation on local variables [message #723004] Wed, 07 September 2011 12:11 Go to next message
Niels K is currently offline Niels K
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Registered: July 2011
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Hi,
I'm searching for a method to manipulate variables that I use in my test.
I read strings from a table and save them in variables during my test. Theese strings contain a numeric values and a unit (0.750 kg flour, 500ml milk...) and I want to use checkNumericValues on this variables. This means I have to remove letters spaces from the stored string.
I there a way to do this with the Jubula build-in methods?
Thanks,
Niels
Re: String manipulation on local variables [message #723224 is a reply to message #723004] Thu, 08 September 2011 05:29 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Achim Loerke is currently offline Achim Loerke
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Registered: July 2009
Location: Braunschweig, Germany
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For the time being there are no string manipulation actions build into Jubula. You may be able to achieve some success with external commands, but this could become cumbersome if you have to use them often. In that case you should write a module to do these checks.

Achim
Re: String manipulation on local variables [message #843166 is a reply to message #723224] Thu, 12 April 2012 20:29 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Robert Barnard is currently offline Robert Barnard
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Registered: March 2012
Location: Sandy Springs, GA, USA
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String manipulation would be a handy feature to have. I'm running into similar situations as well.
Re: String manipulation on local variables [message #843533 is a reply to message #843166] Fri, 13 April 2012 05:51 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Alexandra Schladebeck is currently offline Alexandra Schladebeck
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It's possible that the option to use functions in the currently released standalone (1.2) may help. There is no function out of the box that will manipulate a string, but there is an extension point to write your own. If you are not using the new version in the standalone, then the functions capability will be available from Juno.

HTH,
Alex
Re: String manipulation on local variables [message #843578 is a reply to message #843533] Fri, 13 April 2012 07:01 Go to previous message
Alex St.
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Registered: April 2012
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This would also be high on my wishlist. Although I am happy to be able to calculate now (btw: why is '?mult(2,3)' = '6.0' not '6'?), many thanks for implementing that, I would really appreciate to use string functions like strpos(), substr(), trim() and replace(). (Unfortunately I am not quite firm in Java ATM - so writing by myself would make noone happy...)
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