[Pharo-dev] DrTest - strange UI effect and some feedback

ducasse stepharo at netcourrier.com
Fri Nov 22 03:22:10 EST 2019

Yes we are not really happy (this is why we will move it to preview for the release since it will probably happen sooner that 
I also detected that the executable comment execution looks not working. 


> On 22 Nov 2019, at 09:15, Torsten Bergmann <astares at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> DrTest is integrated into Pharo 8 now - but there seems to be a strange bug
> in overlapping widgets when one uses the grouping selection box.
> See attached screenshot.
> I opened an issue for that: https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo/issues/5205
> for Pharo. Dont know if that is known bug or even already fixed in the original repo
> of DrTest. Would be good if the authors (Julien or Dayne) could check.
> Additional feedback:
> It's really a nice tool - but I see myself still switching back to old TestRunner again.

Me too. :)
We all share your analysis. 

> Two reasons:
> 1. Compared to the regular TestRunner where one is able to see the failing tests
>   directly in DrTest one always has to have additional clicks in the
>   grouping tree on the left before getting the final results.
>   So the default grouping of the results as a tree could be disturbing because it
>   requires more clicking around.
>   Would be a nice addition if there would be an additional "no grouping" mode as well
>   so the results are just shown in a list like in reglar TestRunner.
> 2. The old TestRunner had (after filtering the package) an additional useful context menu
>   with "Select all" and "Select none", "Select inversion", .... which allowed
>   easier focusing on the test classes I want to check.
>   Would be nice if a similar one could be added.

Yes we agreed on that. 
Tx torsten

> Thanks
> T.
> <drtest.png>

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