Working with soapUI Interface

Overview - Main Window

SoapUI Main Window

  Option Description
1_snag_evi Main toolbar Main toolbar
2_snag_evi Icons toolbar Icon shortcuts toolbar
3_snag_evi Navigator Pane Expandable tree display of worspace content (Read Reference Navigation)
4_snag_evi Properties Pane Lists available predefined workspace properties(Read Reference Navigation)
5_snag_evi Log Inspectors Available log inspectors in main window

Main Toolbar

Main Window Main Toolbar

File menu

Main Window File

Option Description
New ReadyAPIject Creates a new ReadyAPIject in this workspace
Import Project Adds an existing project into this workspace
Import Remote Project Imports a remote project into this workspace
Save All Projects Saves all projects in the current workspace
Open All Closed Projects Opens all closed projects in the current workspace
Close All Opened Projects Closes all opened projects in the current workspace
Rename Renames this workspace
New Workspace Creates a new workspace
Switch Workspaces Loads another workspace file
Clear Workspace Removes all projects from the workspace
Preferences Sets global soapUI preferences
Save Preferences Saves all global preferences
Import Preferences Imports soapUI settings from another settings -file
Recent Reopens recent items
Exit Saves all projects and exist soapUI
Exit Without Saving Exits SoapUI without saving
Online Help Shows online help


Open Recent


Tools Menu

Main Window Tools

Option Description
JBossWS Artifacts Generates JBoss WS artifacts using the JBoss wstools utility
JBossWS JAX-WS Artifacts Generates JBossWS JAX-WS artifacts using JBoss WS wsconsume
JAX-RPC Artifacts Generates JAX-RPC artifacts using wscompile
JAX-WS Artifacts Generates JAX-WS artifacts using wsimport
AXIS 1.X Artifacts Generates AXIS 1.X artifacts using WSDL2Java
AXIS 2.X Artifacts Generates AXIS 2.X artifacts using WSDL2Java
Apache CXF Generates Apache CXF using WSDL2Java utility
XFire 1.X Stubs Generates XFire 1.X stubs using wsgen utility
Oracle Proxy Artifacts Generates Oracle Proxy artifacts using the wsa.jar utility
XmlBeans Classes Generates XmlBeans classes
JAXB 2.0 Artifacts Generates JAXB 2.0 artifacts
.NET 2.0 Artifacts Generates .NET 2.0 artifacts using wsdl.exe
GSoap Artifacts Generates GSoap artifacts using wsdl2h and soap2cpp
Launch TcpMon Launch Tcp Mon for monitoring SOAP traffic
HermesJMS Start Hermes JMS application

Desktop Menu

Main Window Desktop

Option Description
Switch Window Prompts to switch to an open editor window
Maximize Desktop Hides or shows the navigator and log tabs
Close Current Close the current tab
Close Others Close all tabs except the current one
Close All Close all windows
Open TestCase Layout Opens TestCase Layout

Help Menu


Option Description
Starter Page Shows the starter page
User Guide Shows online help
Getting Started Show online help
Search Forum Searches the soapUI support forum
System Properties Shows the current system properties
Update License Updates the installed license
Show License Details Shows the installed license
Buy License Buy license Opens Opens
About ReadyAPI Shows information on ReadyAPI
Show License Shows the ReadyAPI license agreement

Icons Toolbar

Main Window Toolbar

Option Description
Empty project Creates an empty ReadyAPIject.
Create SOAP project Creates a new SOAP project.
Create REST project Creates a new REST project.
Import project Imports an existing ReadyAPIject into the current workspace
Save All Saves all projects in the current workspace
Forum Opens SoapUI forum.
Trial Opens the ReadyAPI Trial download page.
Preferences Sets global soapUI preferences
proxyEnabled Apply proxy defined in global preferences
Find Searches the soapUI support forum
Help browser Show online help

Log inspectors

Main Window Log Inspectors

Option Description
soapUI Log  
HTTP Log  
Jetty Log  
Error Log  
Wsrm Log  
Memory Log