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Markup Variables

Markup variables are used for macro-replacement in pages. They provide another way to parameterize your tests with static values (not changing during a test execution). Define a variable using:
!define variablename {value} 

and then use it anywhere in the page with this syntax:

Unlike symbols, markup variables can be used also as a part of a cell. Note that variables are processed while building the HTML page, so they are not available to fixtures at runtime. Here is an example:
!define town {Houston}

|Hello|World|Hello, World|
|${town}|We Have a Problem|${town}, We Have a Problem|

Markup variables are especially useful to extract a common value to a single place, so that it can be changed easily. They can also be used to parameterise included pages. For example, you can write a test component that is frequently used, and then call it with different parameter values by using markup variables. See

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