Defining variables for automation

It is sometimes useful to define values that will be used during automation but makes the tests unclear (for example a staging environment url such as in the test below):

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It is possible to rewrite simply this test using symbol, which as like variables prefixed with a column sign, as shown below:

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Now, when exporting the code for automation, the scenario will use a variable called “staging” that can be set in the automation layer:

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