Comparing Report Format Features

TestStand 2019 Help

Edition Date: May 2019

Part Number: 370052AA-01

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The following table illustrates the supported features among the TestStand report formats.

Feature ATML 6.01 or 5.0 ATML 2.02 XML HTML Text
Data Types
Array
Container**
Number
String
Boolean
Object reference
Numeric Formats*
Real
Integer
Unsigned integer
Hexadecimal
Octal
Binary
Custom numeric formats with units (such as %#B123x)
Attributes
Attributes of attributes
Array of attributes
Container with attributes**
Attributes
Attributes in NI_TDMSReference type
Attributes for subproperties of the UUT.AdditionalData container
Arrays
Arrays with negative indexes
Display empty graph for empty numeric array when you select
Insert Graph from the Include Arrays ring control
N/A N/A
Empty arrays
Display array index labels

(Only name, not lower or upper bounds)
Display array index labels for empty 2D arrays Displays
[0..Empty]
N/A

(Only name, not lower or upper bounds)
Displays
[0..Empty]
Displays
[0..Empty]
[0..Empty]
Displays
[0..Empty]
[0..Empty]
Arrays of different data types
Display graph for array of numbers with a numeric format other than Real, Integer, or Unsigned Integer N/A N/A
Containers
Displays Hidden property in container
Displays property hierarchy when no parent properties have the "Include In Report" flag enabled
Empty structured containers
Empty unstructured containers
Arrays of containers
Comments
Comments associated with properties
Report Features
Append report to target file if target file already exists
Array representation in graph
Array representation in table
Result filtering expression
On-the-fly
Conserve memory
Test limits
Measurements
Include execution time
Include step results

ATML 2.0 does not display the report when you disable the Include Step Reports option.
Report colors
Include attributes
Batch reports
TestStand-specific properties (such as generating smaller reports) N/A N/A N/A
Horizontal Style Sheet
Expand/collapse Sequence Call step results N/A N/A
Log parameters N/A N/A
Report color N/A N/A
Module time N/A N/A
Report Style Sheet
Features supported in XML style sheet N/A N/A N/A
Expand Style Sheet
Features supported in XML style sheet N/A N/A N/A
Display in Report
Parameters and results
Failure chain
Background color for status of the measurement elements in Multiple Numeric Test steps N/A N/A
Escaping strings N/A
TD attributes Step Description inserted using <tr:Description> element. Step ID assigned to the ID attribute of the step. Description appears as attribute in generated report. HTML report does not display Step Description or Step ID. Step Description and Description inserted using <tr:Description> element. Step ID assigned to the ID attribute of the step. HTML report does not display Step ID. Step Description, Step ID, and Description appear as attributes in generated report. HTML report does not display Step Description or Step ID. Description appears as attribute in generated report. Report does not display Step Description or Step ID. Description appears as attribute in generated report. Report does not display Step Description or Step ID.
Variable with white space Report collapses multiple white spaces to single white space. Report collapses multiple white spaces to single white space. Report collapses multiple white spaces to single white space. Report collapses multiple white spaces to single white space. Report displays multiple white spaces.
Execution time with a numeric format other than Decimal Always displays in decimal format N/A Displays in specified numeric format Displays in specified numeric format Displays in specified numeric format
Empty sequence file Header and "No Sequence Results Found" Header and "No Results Found" Header and "No Sequence Results Found" Header only Header only

*ATML 6.01, 5.0, and 2.02 reports do not honor some TestStand numeric format options, such as the Use Uppercase Letters option and the Minimum Field Width option. Additionally, the ATML standard defines a custom criteria for formatting numbers.

**HTML/Text/XML/ATML reports do not log empty containers.

Reports do not display empty containers with or without attributes.


See Also

Choosing the Appropriate Report Generation Strategy

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