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How to: Change the Think Profile

Using think times in a load test can be useful in creating more accurate load simulations. You can choose whether think times are used or ignored in load tests. To indicate that the think times in the Web tests should be used, change the think profile. The think profile applies to an entire scenario. If you want to use think times in some Web tests but not in others, you must add them to different scenarios. For more information about scenarios, see About Scenarios.

Initially, you set whether you use think times in your load tests when you create the load test using the Load Test wizard. For more information, see How to: Specify Scenarios.

For more information about the settings, see About Think Times.

To change a think profile in a load test scenario

  1. From the Test project, open a load test.

    For more information about how to create a test project, see How to: Create a Test Project.

    For more information about how to create a load test, see Creating Load Tests.

  2. In the Load Test Editor, click the scenario node where you want to change the Think Profile. The Think Profile is displayed in the Properties window. Press F4 to display the Properties window.

  3. Change the Think Profile property in the Properties window.

  4. After you have finished changing the properties, click Save on the File menu. You can then run your load test with the new think profile.

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