Run/Debug Configuration: Android Test
Use this dialog box to configure testing of Android applications and activities on actual or virtual devices.
The dialog box consists of three tabs:
|Module||From this drop-down list, select the module to which this configuration will be applied.|
|Test|| In this area, specify the location of tests that you want to apply: |
|Specific instrumentation runner||In this text box, specify the location of the desired instrumentation runner. Type the path manually or click Browse and select the location in the dialog that opens.|
|Deployment Target Options|| In this area, select the type of device to run/debug the application on. The available options are: |
In this tab, specify additional configuration settings for launching the Android emulator.
|Network Speed||From this drop-down list, select the network transfer rate to be emulated.|
|Network Latency|| Use this drop-down list to specify the time delay between the initial input and the output. You can select between the following latency levels: |
|Wipe user data|| Select this checkbox to have the contents of the user-data image copied to the new user-data disk image while resetting the image. By default, the |
|Disable boot animation||Select this checkbox if you do not want an animated boot screen displayed upon the emulator start-up.|
|Additional command line options||In this text box, type the additional options to be passed to the emulator via the command line. For lengthy command lines, click the button and type the text in the Emulator Additional Command Line Options dialog that opens.|
|Clear log before launch||Select this checkbox if you want data from previous sessions to be removed from the log before starting the application.|
When you edit a run configuration (but not a run configuration template), you can specify the following options for it:
|Name||In this text box, specify the name for the run/debug configuration. The name will help you identify the created configuration when you choose to edit it later, or when you invoke it, for example. from the Run popup (Shift+Alt+F10).|
|Share|| Select this check box to make the run/debug configuration available to other team members. |
If the directory-based project format is used, the settings for a run/debug configuration are stored in a separate .xml file in the
If the file-based format is used, the settings are stored in the
|Single instance only|
The tree view of run/debug configurations has a toolbar that helps you manage configurations available in your project as well as adjust default configurations templates.
|Alt+Insert||Create a run/debug configuration.|
|Alt+Delete||Delete the selected run/debug configuration. Note that you cannot delete default configurations.|
|Ctrl+D||Create a copy of the selected run/debug configuration. Note that you create copies of default configurations.|
|Edit Templates||View and edit the default template for the selected run/debug configuration. The templates are used for newly created configurations.|
Move the selected run/debug configuration up and down in the list.
The order of configurations in the list defines the order, in which the configurations appear when you choose a run/debug configuration.
Default templates of run/debug configurations are always sorted alphabetically.
|Move into new folder / Create new folder|| |
You can group run/debug configurations by placing them into folders.
To create a folder, select the configurations within a category, click , and specify folder name. If only a category is in focus, an empty folder is created.
Then, to move a configuration into a folder, between the folders or out of a folder, use drag-and-drop or and buttons.
To remove grouping, select a folder and click .
|Sort configurations||Click this button to sort configurations in the alphabetical order.|
Under the Templates node in the tree view of run configurations, you can select a run configuration template and edit its default settings. This will not affect the configurations that are already created, but will be used as defaults when creating new configurations of the corresponding type.
When you select the Templates node itself, you will be able to adjust general settings that apply to all run/debug configurations:
|Configurations available in Run Dashboard|| |
In this section you can create a list of run configurations available in the Run Dashboard — a tool window that helps you execute and manage multiple run/debug configurations.
Note that the dashboard will only display the configuration types for which you have created one ore more configurations.
|Confirm rerun with process termination||The behavior of this checkbox depends on whether the Single instance only option is selected for a particular run/debug configuration. |
|Temporary configurations limit||Specify the maximum number of temporary configurations to be stored and shown in the Select Run/Debug Configuration drop-down list.|
Before Launch options
In this area you can specify tasks that must be be performed before starting the selected run/debug configuration. The tasks are performed in the order they appear in the list.
|Alt+Insert|| Click this icon to add one of the following available tasks: |
|Alt+Delete||Click this icon to remove the selected task from the list.|
|Enter||Click this icon to edit the selected task. Make the necessary changes in the dialog that opens.|
|/||Alt+Up/Alt+Down||Click these icons to move the selected task one line up or down in the list. (The tasks are performed in the order that they appear in the list.)|
|Show this page||Select this checkbox to show the run/debug configuration settings prior to actually starting the run/debug configuration.|
|Activate tool window|| |
Otherwise, the tool window isn't shown. However, when the configuration is running, you can open the corresponding tool window for it yourself by pressing Alt+4 or Alt+5.