A workbench is a set of of views within Twist.
A Perspective defines the initial set and layout of views in Twist that are aligned towards a particular goal. A perspective provides a set of functionality aimed at accomplishing a specific type of task. Perspectives also control what appears in certain menus and toolbars.
Here are some elements in the Twist perspective:
- Twist Perspective button
- Twist specific tool bar icons
- Create New Twist Project
- Create New Twist Scenario
- Scenario View
- Scenario Editor
- Filtered Scenario List
- Fastviews for Quick Access
- Stack Trace
Let us look at some of the Twist User Interface elements in detail.
Twist Perspective Button
Switch Perspectives Button
Click this button to switch from Twist perspective to another perspective. Clicking on the button offers a list of Perspectives as shown below.
Twist specific Toolbar icons
Create New Twist Project
Create New Twist Scenario
The Scenario View lists all the scenarios in all open projects.
The Scenario Editor is the work area to create, edit and execute scenarios.
The Execution View lists the executed scenarios and the results of those executions
Fastviews for Quick Access
These are a few of the commonly used views that help in various operations like search, diagnostics, etc.
The Stack Trace View lists the details of failures during execution.
The Problems View lists the validation errors and warnings that have been observed across a project.
The Declaration View displays the selected variable and method declarations.
The Console View lists the output of execution of scenarios.
The Search View displays the results of a search operation.
This icon is used to restore all the views in Fast Views from their minimized position.