Values

In the Results section, the Values tab allows sorting and plotting elements of a test quickly.

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By default, the tab shows the table of the elements types sorted in decreasing average time and the graph corresponding to the selected element. A click on the See values in tree mode button makes it possible to switch to the view by element organization, described in View by element organization.

View by element type

In the Values tab, a click on the See values in list mode button gives a global overview on a element type. The tab displays:

The Type drop-down list allows selecting the type of elements to be shown in the table: User Paths, Transactions, Pages, Requests, Media contents, Push messages, Actions, Counters, Indicators and external Data.

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A click on an element updates the performance graph beneath the table.

The layout of the list changes according to the Type filter selected.

  1. In the Results section, select the Values tab.
  2. Click the See values in list mode button.
  3. In the table, select an element to update the graph.
  4. When necessary, right-click the element type and:

View by element organization

In the Values tab, a click on the See values in tree mode button lists the elements of the test as organized at the design stage. The tab displays:

Unfolding the tree shows a disassembled view of the test scenario: The + (plus) and - (minus) signs or the Expand all and Collapse all contextual commands unfold and fold a whole branch.

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A click on any element in the tree updates the performance graph below, making it possible to pinpoint a defective element easily.

  1. In the Results section, select the Values tab.
  2. Click the See values in tree mode button.
  3. Browse through the tree with a click on the + (plus) and - (minus) signs or with the Expand all and Collapse all contextual commands.
  4. In the tree, select an element to update the graph.
  5. When necessary, right-click the element and:

Results Table

The Results table shows different statistics for:

Virtual User statistics

Statistics available for User Paths, Transactions, Pages, Requests, Media contents, Push messages, Actions:

Performance counter statistics

The statistics for performance counters are:

Indicators

In the Values tab, the Type drop-down list makes it possible to choose Indicators. Indicators are performance counters that contain text information. For example, an indicator may contain text giving details of a database server version.

Advanced statistics

The advanced statistics include standard deviation, percentile and truncated mean. These statistics are available for containers only.

Plot curves

Select an HTTP request or web page to display the selected curves. Change the curves displayed for the selected element by checking or clearing the statistics check boxes. You may zoom on curves, as described in Zoom.

Right-click on a performance counter graph to hide/un-hide the alert zones and thresholds.

Export results data

In the Values tab, the Export button makes it possible to export data specifically or in bulk.

The elements to export can be selected in the Values tab before clicking Export. The first screen of the Export wizard helps select the elements to export and choose the results mode to consider.

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The Export group box helps choose the type of elements to include in the export file:

The Type of results group box defines which results are published in the export file:

A click on the Next button displays the second screen of the wizard where the CSV file must be defined.

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A click on the picker button of the Target file field makes it possible to specify the path and name of the CSV file. Although the semicolon mark is defined by default in Columns separator, another separator can be defined to comply with the parser that is used to read the CSV file after the export.

Clicking the Finish button generates the CSV file. A message box confirms that the export is complete.