Filter Info pane

The Filter Info pane is accessed when the Filters list is active. It shows a summary of the filter; click the heading for each line of the summary to jump right to that page. It includes an Edit button to enable modifying the filter, which toggles to Done when editing to switch back to the summary.

In Edit mode, the Info pane is divided into four pages. Below is a brief description of each; click on the page name for more information about each:

Name: This page includes fields where you can name this filter and write comments about it.

Options: This page lets you specify how this filter should be categorized: for unchanged, for changed, and/or for failures. Some filters are useful for all, but some are only appropriate for a specific type of event.

Filter Kind: Choose the filter plug-in on this page. Simon uses plug-ins to provide the actual filter functionality, allowing greater flexibility and expandability.

Auto Pause: This feature allows you to suspend this filter for all tests that use it, on specified days (or any day) and times. Normally you'd probably want to auto-pause a test instead, but this is a quick way to pause a kind of filter for many tests.