See Working with Properties and the subsequent articles under that same “Scripting & Properties” section.

SoapUI can do Groovy scripting, and I’ve been using that to get today’s date into some fields that require a date.


${=def now = new Date();now.format("yyyy-MM-dd")}

I’d been copying that to each request, which works fine, but is a little longer than I’d like. There’s a way to define project-level variables, that can also use scripting, then reference those from messages. Which makes for at least a slightly smaller field content like this:


Where the ${#Project#variable-name} is how you reference project-level variables. See Property Expansion

To set up project-level variables (called “properties”), double-click on the project name/folder, then press the plus symbol in the Properties list at the bottom: