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Allow Collection-scoped variables to be modified in test scripts #5053

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bjohnso5 opened this issue Aug 20, 2018 · 3 comments

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commented Aug 20, 2018

Is your feature request related to a problem? Please describe.
Not being able to modify collection variables in a dynamic way.

Describe the solution you'd like
A pm.collection.set(...) function would be very helpful for some collection-specific work that I'd like to be able to accomplish (for example, setting a next query string parameter that is specific to the collection the tests are running in).

Describe alternatives you've considered
I am currently using pm.globals.set(...) to accomplish my goal, but it makes using semantic names like next challenging because that is a strange thing to throw into the global scope, but namespacing variables is also a clunky solution.

@a85 a85 added the feature label Aug 20, 2018

@numaanashraf numaanashraf self-assigned this Aug 21, 2018

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commented Nov 25, 2018

+1
This will be definitely a good feature to have.

@codenirvana codenirvana added this to To Triage in Runtime Triage and Development via automation Dec 14, 2018

@codenirvana codenirvana moved this from To Triage to Accepted Feature in Runtime Triage and Development Dec 14, 2018

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commented Dec 26, 2018

  • to make entire collection available in sandbox??
  • then allow update of session variables of collection

@codenirvana codenirvana moved this from Accepted Feature to Proposed Feature in Runtime Triage and Development Dec 26, 2018

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commented Feb 7, 2019

+1
This will avoid collection-only variables being created within the environment

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