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General Test center Custom test Test info

  1. Run a test
    1. Select a screen:
      • Select the "Only selected screens" radio button.
        Then select checkboxes next to the preferred screens.
      • Or select the "All screens" to test all screens at once.
    2. Perform a test:
      • Select a test category - for example, Effects.
      • Click on an image button to run the test.
    Note: Each test is running in a standalone window above all apps, windows, the dock and the menu bar. Esc key will close the test window. Click inside the test to focus it.
  2. Video wall
    Each screen can be divided in a matrix - so called video wall.
    • Select a screen in the list of screens.
    • Change the number of video wall cells.
    Note: Each cell has its own test. Any test in any cell can be driven independently or together with other video wall tests.
  3. Dashboard
    Each video wall has a dashboard - a tool to drive and tuneup a test visually. The dashboard can be associated to any one of wall tests.
    • Click with right mouse button in a test window.
  4. Info layer
    Each test has an info layer. It contains information about the current test state. By default, the layer will be shown when the test is changed. It will disappear after a while.
    • Press the "i" button to show the info layer.
  5. Tuneup a test
    Some test steps can be tuned up, others cannot.
    • Preview the Info layer about the state and tuneups.
    • Roll the mouse wheel over a test to tuneup it.
    • Other tuneups are possible too - press ⇧, ⌘ or ⌃ while rolling the wheel.
    • Press ⌥ while tuning up to equalize all similar tests.
  6. Drive a test
    Each test consists of one or more steps.
    In a multi steps test:
    • Go to the next step: click with left mouse button.
    • Go to the previous step: press ⇧ while clicking with mouse.
    • Step in cycle: press ⌘ while clicking.
    • Set the same step in all similar tests: press ⌥ while clicking.
  7. Test group
    A Test group is composed of few tests.
    Navigation in a test group is similar like driving test steps.
  8. Custom test
    The user can create its own tests and test groups.
    A custom test group consists of custom and testPoint tests.
  9. Keyboard
    ⎋ ⌦ ⌫: close the test.
    I: show info layer.
    P: show dashboard panel.
    → ←: go to next / previous step. Holding ⌘ will step in cycle.
    Tab Space: next step. Holding ⇧ will step backward.
    ↓ ↑: tuneup a property. Holding ⇧, ⌃, ⌘ will tuneup other properties.
    W A S D: same as ↑ ← ↓ →.
    ⌥: step, close or tuneup all similar tests.
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