Converting an existing datapool to a dataset

Starting from 9.5 the dataset formerly known as datapool is in the CSV format. You can convert any existing datapool to a dataset.

About this task

When you open the workspace earlier to 9.5 in HCL OneTest™ Performance 9.5, the existing datapools in the workspace are stored in the Datapools (Legacy-Unsupported) folder as shown in the following figure.

legacy datapool

To convert the existing datapool to a dataset:


  1. In the Test Navigator, browse and select the existing datapool.
  2. Right-click and select Convert to Dataset…. Verify that the name of the dataset is the name of the existing datapool and format is .csv.
  3. Click Finish. The converted datapool opens in a CSV editor.

What to do next

After you have created a dataset and added data to it, you must associate a value in the test with a column in the dataset.