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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Data Validation Option
  3. Repositories
  4. XML Data Source
  5. Tests for XML Data Sources
  6. Connections
  7. Expressions
  8. Table Pairs
  9. Tests for Table Pairs
  10. Single-Table Constraints
  11. Tests for Single-Table Constraints
  12. Examples of Tests from Spreadsheets
  13. SQL Views
  14. Lookup Views
  15. Join Views
  16. Aggregate Views
  17. Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools Reports
  18. Dashboards
  19. DVOCmd Command Line Program
  20. Troubleshooting
  21. Appendix A: Datatype Reference
  22. Appendix B: Reporting Views
  23. Appendix C: Metadata Import Syntax
  24. Appendix D: Jasper Reports
  25. Appendix E: Glossary

Data Validation Option User Guide

Data Validation Option User Guide

Scenario 2 - Create Tests in the Spreadsheet

Scenario 2 - Create Tests in the Spreadsheet

The first worksheet contains all the column and test metadata (column names, test types, operators etc.) that is normally present in the GUI. This metadata is visible as dropdown menus when you click on a column.
For example, the
Function
column will show a drop down of all the Test types (e.g. Count, Value, Outer Value etc.) which are available. The Field_A (and Field_B) columns will show drop downs of the corresponding columns for Table A and Table B in the Table Pair etc.
This information speeds test creation in the spreadsheet, helps reduce input errors and eliminates the need to memorize items (like Test types) or specific column names/types etc.