Allows to print extra content onto the PyTest reporting. This can be used for example to report sub-steps for long running tests, or to print debug information in your tests when you cannot debug the code.

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pip install pytest-print

The plugin provides ability to print information during the tests runs.

use cases

sub-step reporting

For tests that are long running this can provide a feedback ot the end-user that what is just happening in the background.

def test_server_parallel_requests(printer, tmpdir):
    printer("create virtual environment into {}".format(tmpdir))

    printer("start server from virtual env")

    printer("do the parallel request test")
$ py.test --vv
============================= test session starts ==============================
platform linux -- Python 3.6.4, pytest-3.5.0, py-1.5.3, pluggy-0.6.0
collecting ... collected 1 item
    create virtual environment
    start server from virtual env
    do the parallel request test
PASSED                                                                   [100%]

=========================== 1 passed in 0.02 seconds ===========================