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Lesson 5: Add data to the datapool

In this lesson, you will add data to the datapool to test the ClassicsCD sample application by placing more orders for the CD.

  1. In the Script Explorer, double-click Test Datapool and then double-click Private Test Datapool. In the test script editor, double-click the Test Datapool tab to expand the datapool editor so that you can work.

    The datapool editor opens and should look similar to the following table:

      Composer Item Quantity Card# CardType ExpDate Name Street CityStZip Phone Price
    0 Schubert String Quartets Nos. 4 & 14 1 1234567890 Visa 09/09 Trent Culpito 75 Wall St. Ny, Ny 12212 212-552-1867 $18.99

  2. Position your mouse pointer in the datapool editor, then click Enter to add a row after the first row.

  3. To add a second empty row, right-click Insert Record. To save time, copy the data from row 0 in the datapool into the two empty rows that you created in steps 2 and 3.

  4. Position the mouse pointer in the row 0 cell, right-click, and then click Copy.

  5. Position the mouse pointer in the row 1 cell, right-click, and then click Paste.

  6. Click Yes to paste the data into the empty row.

  7. Position the mouse pointer in the row 2 cell, right-click, and then click Paste.

  8. Click Yes to paste the data into the empty row.

  9. Change the value in the Quantity column to test the ClassicsCD sample application by placing more orders for the CD:

    1. In row 1, in the Quantity column, select the cell and type 2.

    2. In row 2, in the Quantity column, select the cell and type 3.
    The data in the datapool should look like the following table:

      Composer Item Quantity Card# CardType ExpDate Name Street CityStZip Phone Price
    0 Schubert String Quartets Nos. 4 & 14 1 1234567890 Visa 09/09 Trent Culpito 75 Wall St. Ny, Ny 12212 212-552-1867 $18.99
    1 Schubert String Quartets Nos. 4 & 14 2 1234567890 Visa 09/09 Trent Culpito 75 Wall St. Ny, Ny 12212 212-552-1867 $18.99
    2 Schubert String Quartets Nos. 4 & 14 3 1234567890 Visa 09/09 Trent Culpito 75 Wall St. Ny, Ny 12212 212-552-1867 $18.99

  10. On the Test Datapool tab, click X to close the datapool editor, and then click Yes to save the changes you made to the datapool.

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