About the Test Navigator

Perform unit testing using the test navigator.

In the test navigator, you create, manage, and run unit tests, and also review their status.


The test navigator contains the test list, a filter bar, and test status icons:

  • Test list: Lists the test bundles and test classes in the current project or workspace.

    To view the source file for a particular test select it in the test list.

  • Filter bar: Lets you restrict the content that is displayed, and add new test bundles and classes. The filter bar includes the following items:

    • Add button: Click to add a test target or test class.

    • Scope button: Toggle between showing all tests and only the tests included in the active scheme.

    • Failed Test button: Toggle between showing all tests and only failing tests.

    • Filter field: Enter text to show only the items that match it.

  • Test indicators: The test indicator icons change to reflect the current status of tests.

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