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Filter Test Execution, Results, and Coverage

You can run a subset of tests or view a subset of test results by filtering test tags. Tags are a property of the test case, test suite, or test file.

Add Tags

Add comma-separated tags to the Tags section in the Test Browser. Tags cannot contain spaces; spaces are corrected to commas.

Tags section

Filter Tests and Results

In the text box at the top of the Test Browser or Results and Artifacts pane, filter tests by entering tags: id1, id2, ... where id1 and id2 are example test tags. Enter multiple tags separated by commas to return tests containing any tag in the list.

Field for defining tags

Run Filtered Tests

To run a subset of tests

  1. Filter the tests using tags.

  2. In the toolstrip, click the down arrow below Run and select Run Filtered.

Filter Coverage

For information on filtering test coverage, see Coverage Filtering Using the Test Manager