Citrix key action details

Citrix key action fields apply to the selected key action element.
This is the type of key action.
  • Key Down: The key is pressed.
  • Key Up: The key is released.
  • Key Stroke: The key is pressed and released.
Key Code
This is the code of the key as interpreted by the Windows operating system.
This field displays the actual key combination that is interpreted.
These options allow you to specify the standard keyboard modifiers: Control, Shift, Alt, or Extended.

Think Time

Enable Think Time
Select this option to specify a think time for the current user input action.
Think Time
Specifies the programmatically calculated time delay that is observed for each virtual user when this test is run with multiple virtual users. Think time is a statistical emulation of the amount of time actual users spend reading or thinking about an input before performing the action.

Character edition

Enter a character
This area allows you to enter any key combination to produce Unicode characters that are not normally available through single keystrokes. Select the input field and enter the character on your keyboard. The Key Code and Character fields display the corresponding character.
Note: The workbench uses some key combinations as keyboard shortcuts. Such combinations can be intercepted and cause undesirable actions instead of displaying a particular character in the Character field.

Response Time

Start response time for
Select this option to use the current input action to trigger the start of a response time measurement. When you select this option on an input action that is not already linked to a response time, a new response time is created with a default name. If there are response times that do not have a start action, then these are also listed. Select the response time that you want to link to.
Go to response time definition
Click here to navigate to the session element to view the Response Time Definitions table.