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Subject svn commit: r1767460 [2/3] - in /jmeter/trunk: docs/images/screenshots/logic-controller/interleave-controller.png docs/images/screenshots/mailreader_sampler.png docs/usermanual/component_reference.html xdocs/usermanual/get-started.xml
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 ML_Assertion">XML Assertion</a></li><li><a href="#BeanShell_Assertion">BeanShell Assertion</a></li><li><a href="#MD5Hex_Assertion">MD5Hex Assertion</a></li><li><a href="#HTML_Assertion">HTML Assertion</a></li><li><a href="#XPath_Assertion">XPath Assertion</a></li><li><a href="#XML_Schema_Assertion">XML Schema Assertion</a></li><li><a href="#BSF_Assertion">BSF Assertion</a></li><li><a href="#JSR223_Assertion">JSR223 Assertion</a></li><li><a href="#Compare_Assertion">Compare Assertion</a></li><li><a href="#SMIME_Assertion">SMIME Assertion</a></li></ul></li><li><a href="#timers">20.6 Timers</a><ul><li><a href="#Constant_Timer">Constant Timer</a></li><li><a href="#Gaussian_Random_Timer">Gaussian Random Timer</a></li><li><a href="#Uniform_Random_Timer">Uniform Random Timer</a></li><li><a href="#Constant_Throughput_Timer">Constant Throughput Timer</a></li><li><a href="#Synchronizing_Timer">Synchronizing Timer</a></li><li><a href="#BeanShell_Timer">BeanShell Timer</a></li><li><a href="#BSF
 _Timer">BSF Timer</a></li><li><a href="#JSR223_Timer">JSR223 Timer</a></li><li><a href="#Poisson_Random_Timer">Poisson Random Timer</a></li></ul></li><li><a href="#preprocessors">20.7 Pre Processors</a><ul><li><a href="#HTML_Link_Parser">HTML Link Parser</a></li><li><a href="#HTTP_URL_Re-writing_Modifier">HTTP URL Re-writing Modifier</a></li><li><a href="#User_Parameters">User Parameters</a></li><li><a href="#BeanShell_PreProcessor">BeanShell PreProcessor</a></li><li><a href="#BSF_PreProcessor">BSF PreProcessor</a></li><li><a href="#JSR223_PreProcessor">JSR223 PreProcessor</a></li><li><a href="#JDBC_PreProcessor">JDBC PreProcessor</a></li><li><a href="#RegEx_User_Parameters">RegEx User Parameters</a></li><li><a href="#Sample_Timeout">Sample Timeout</a></li></ul></li><li><a href="#postprocessors">20.8 Post-Processors</a><ul><li><a href="#Regular_Expression_Extractor">Regular Expression Extractor</a></li><li><a href="#CSS/JQuery_Extractor">CSS/JQuery Extractor</a></li><li><a href="#XP
 ath_Extractor">XPath Extractor</a></li><li><a href="#Result_Status_Action_Handler">Result Status Action Handler</a></li><li><a href="#BeanShell_PostProcessor">BeanShell PostProcessor</a></li><li><a href="#BSF_PostProcessor">BSF PostProcessor</a></li><li><a href="#JSR223_PostProcessor">JSR223 PostProcessor</a></li><li><a href="#JDBC_PostProcessor">JDBC PostProcessor</a></li><li><a href="#JSON_Extractor">JSON Extractor</a></li></ul></li><li><a href="#Miscellaneous_Features">20.9 Miscellaneous Features</a><ul><li><a href="#Test_Plan">Test Plan</a></li><li><a href="#Thread_Group">Thread Group</a></li><li><a href="#WorkBench">WorkBench</a></li><li><a href="#SSL_Manager">SSL Manager</a></li><li><a href="#HTTP(S)_Test_Script_Recorder">HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder
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                     HTTP Proxy Server
                     )
-                  </a></li><li><a href="#HTTP_Mirror_Server">HTTP Mirror Server</a></li><li><a href="#Property_Display">Property Display</a></li><li><a href="#Debug_Sampler">Debug Sampler</a></li><li><a href="#Debug_PostProcessor">Debug PostProcessor</a></li><li><a href="#Test_Fragment">Test Fragment</a></li><li><a href="#setUp_Thread_Group">setUp Thread Group</a></li><li><a href="#tearDown_Thread_Group">tearDown Thread Group</a></li></ul></li></ul><div class="section"><h1 id="introduction">19 Introduction<a class="sectionlink" href="#introduction" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
+                  </a></li><li><a href="#HTTP_Mirror_Server">HTTP Mirror Server</a></li><li><a href="#Property_Display">Property Display</a></li><li><a href="#Debug_Sampler">Debug Sampler</a></li><li><a href="#Debug_PostProcessor">Debug PostProcessor</a></li><li><a href="#Test_Fragment">Test Fragment</a></li><li><a href="#setUp_Thread_Group">setUp Thread Group</a></li><li><a href="#tearDown_Thread_Group">tearDown Thread Group</a></li></ul></li></ul><div class="section"><h1 id="introduction">20 Introduction<a class="sectionlink" href="#introduction" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
 <div class="description">
 <p>
 
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@
 <p>
 </p>
 </div>
-</div><div class="section"><h1 id="samplers">19.1 Samplers<a class="sectionlink" href="#samplers" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
+</div><div class="section"><h1 id="samplers">20.1 Samplers<a class="sectionlink" href="#samplers" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
 <div class="description">
     <p>
     Samplers perform the actual work of JMeter.
@@ -279,7 +279,7 @@ so unsafe characters may need to be enco
 and send HTTP/HTTPS requests for all images, Java applets, JavaScript files, CSSs, etc. referenced in the file.
         See below for more details.
         </div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
-        <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Use as monitor</div><div class="description req-false">For use with the <a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#Monitor_Results">Monitor Results</a> listener.</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
+        <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Use as monitor</div><div class="description req-false">For use with the <a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#Monitor_Results">Monitor Results</a> listener. DEPRECATED</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
        <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Save response as MD5 hash?</div><div class="description req-false">
        If this is selected, then the response is not stored in the sample result.
        Instead, the 32 character MD5 hash of the data is calculated and stored instead.
@@ -398,7 +398,7 @@ This error is related to increased secur
 To allow you to perform your HTTPS request, you can downgrade the security of your Java installation by editing
 the Java <span class="code">jdk.certpath.disabledAlgorithms</span> property. Remove the MD2 value or the constraint on size, depending on your case.
 </p><p>
-This property is in this file:</p><pre class="source">JAVA_HOME/jre/lib/security/java.security</pre><p>See  <a href="http://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=56357">
+This property is in this file:</p><pre class="source">JAVA_HOME/jre/lib/security/java.security</pre><p>See  <a href="https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=56357">
       Bug
       56357</a> for details.
 </p><div class="links"><div class="title">See also:</div><ul class="links"><li><a href="test_plan.html#assertions">Assertion</a></li><li><a href="build-web-test-plan.html">Building a Web Test Plan</a></li><li><a href="build-adv-web-test-plan.html">Building an Advanced Web Test Plan</a></li><li><a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#HTTP_Authorization_Manager">HTTP Authorization Manager</a></li><li><a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#HTTP_Cookie_Manager">HTTP Cookie Manager</a></li><li><a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#HTTP_Header_Manager">HTTP Header Manager</a></li><li><a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#HTML_Link_Parser">HTML Link Parser</a></li><li><a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#HTTP(S)_Test_Script_Recorder">HTTP(S) Test Script Recorder</a></li><li><a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#HTTP_Request_Defaults">HTTP Request Defaults</a></li><li><a href="build-adv-web-test-plan.html#session_url_rewriting">HTTP 
 Requests and Session ID's: URL Rewriting</a></li></ul></div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
@@ -449,28 +449,24 @@ the additional variables for rows four,
             <li>Autocommit(true)</li>
             <li>Edit - this should be a variable reference that evaluates to one of the above</li>
             </ul>
-            <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">
-            When "<span class="code">Prepared Select Statement</span>", "<span class="code">Prepared Update Statement</span>" or "<span class="code">Callable Statement</span>" types are selected, a Statement Cache per connection is used by JDBC Request. 
-            It stores by default up to 100 PreparedStatements per connection, this can impact your database (Open Cursors).
-            </div><div class="clear"></div>
         </div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">SQL Query</div><div class="description req-true">
         SQL query.
         <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">Do not enter a trailing semi-colon.</div><div class="clear"></div>
         There is generally no need to use <span class="code">{</span> and <span class="code">}</span> to enclose Callable statements;
         however they may be used if the database uses a non-standard syntax.
-        [The JDBC driver automatically converts the statement if necessary when it is enclosed in <span class="code">{}</span>].
+        <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">The JDBC driver automatically converts the statement if necessary when it is enclosed in <span class="code">{}</span>.</div><div class="clear"></div>
         For example:
         <ul>
         <li><span class="code">select * from t_customers where id=23</span></li>
-        <li><span class="code">CALL SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_EXPORT_TABLE (null,?, ?, null, null, null)</span>
+        <li><span class="code">CALL SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_EXPORT_TABLE (null, ?, ?, null, null, null)</span>
         <ul>
         <li>Parameter values: <span class="code">tablename</span>,<span class="code">filename</span></li>
         <li>Parameter types:  <span class="code">VARCHAR</span>,<span class="code">VARCHAR</span></li>
         </ul>
         </li>
-        The second example assumes you are using Apache Derby.
         </ul>
+        The second example assumes you are using Apache Derby.
         </div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Parameter values</div><div class="description req-true">
         Comma-separated list of parameter values. Use <span class="code">]NULL[</span> to indicate a <span class="code">NULL</span> parameter.
@@ -479,14 +475,15 @@ the additional variables for rows four,
         The list must be enclosed in double-quotes if any of the values contain a comma or double-quote,
         and any embedded double-quotes must be doubled-up, for example:
         <pre class="source">"Dbl-Quote: "" and Comma: ,"</pre>
-        <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">There must be as many values as there are placeholders in the statement even if your parameters are <span class="code">OUT</span> ones, be sure to set a value even if the value will not be used (for example in a CallableStatement).</div><div class="clear"></div>
+        <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">There must be as many values as there are placeholders in the statement even if your parameters are <span class="code">OUT</span> ones.
+        Be sure to set a value even if the value will not be used (for example in a CallableStatement).</div><div class="clear"></div>
         </div><div class="required req-true">Yes, if a prepared or callable statement has parameters</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Parameter types</div><div class="description req-true">
-        Comma-separated list of SQL parameter types (e.g. <span class="code">INTEGER</span>, <span class="code">DATE</span>, <span class="code">VARCHAR</span>, <span class="code">DOUBLE</span>) or integer values of Constants when for example you use custom database types proposed by driver (<span class="code">-10</span> for <span class="code">OracleTypes.CURSOR</span> for example).<br>
+        Comma-separated list of SQL parameter types (e.g. <span class="code">INTEGER</span>, <span class="code">DATE</span>, <span class="code">VARCHAR</span>, <span class="code">DOUBLE</span>) or integer values of Constants. Those integer values can be used, when you use custom database types proposed by driver (For example <span class="code">OracleTypes.CURSOR</span> could be represented by its integer value <span class="code">-10</span>).<br>
         These are defined as fields in the class <span class="code">java.sql.Types</span>, see for example:<br>
         <a href="http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/sql/Types.html">Javadoc for java.sql.Types</a>.<br>
-        [Note: JMeter will use whatever types are defined by the runtime JVM,
-        so if you are running on a different JVM, be sure to check the appropriate document]<br>
+        <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">Note: JMeter will use whatever types are defined by the runtime JVM,
+        so if you are running on a different JVM, be sure to check the appropriate documentation</div><div class="clear"></div>
         <b>If the callable statement has <span class="code">INOUT</span> or <span class="code">OUT</span> parameters, then these must be indicated by prefixing the
         appropriate parameter types, e.g. instead of "<span class="code">INTEGER</span>", use "<span class="code">INOUT INTEGER</span>".</b> <br>
         If not specified, "<span class="code">IN</span>" is assumed, i.e. "<span class="code">DATE</span>" is the same as "<span class="code">IN DATE</span>".
@@ -507,12 +504,12 @@ the additional variables for rows four,
         </div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Handle ResultSet</div><div class="description req-false">Defines how ResultSet returned from callable statements be handled:
             <ul>
-                <li>Store As String (default) - All variables on Variable Names list are stored as strings, will not iterate through a <span class="code">ResultSet</span> when present on the list.</li>
-                <li>Store As Object - Variables of <span class="code">ResultSet</span> type on Variables Names list will be stored as Object and can be accessed in subsequent tests/scripts and iterated, will not iterate through the <span class="code">ResultSet</span> </li>
-                <li>Count Records - Variables of <span class="code">ResultSet</span> types will be iterated through showing the count of records as result. Variables will be stored as Strings.</li>
+                <li><span class="code">Store As String</span> (default) - All variables on Variable Names list are stored as strings, will not iterate through a <span class="code">ResultSet</span> when present on the list. <span class="code">CLOB</span>s will be converted to Strings. <span class="code">BLOB</span>s will be converted to Strings as if they were an UTF-8 encoded byte-array. Both <span class="code">CLOB</span>s and <span class="code">BLOB</span>s will be cut off after <span class="code">jdbcsampler.max_retain_result_size</span> bytes.</li>
+                <li><span class="code">Store As Object</span> - Variables of <span class="code">ResultSet</span> type on Variables Names list will be stored as Object and can be accessed in subsequent tests/scripts and iterated, will not iterate through the <span class="code">ResultSet</span>. <span class="code">CLOB</span>s will be handled as if <span class="code">Store As String</span> was selected. <span class="code">BLOBs</span> will be stored as a byte array. Both <span class="code">CLOB</span>s and <span class="code">BLOB</span>s will be cut off after <span class="code">jdbcsampler.max_retain_result_size</span> bytes.</li>
+                <li><span class="code">Count Records</span> - Variables of <span class="code">ResultSet</span> types will be iterated through showing the count of records as result. Variables will be stored as Strings. For <span class="code">BLOB</span>s the size of the object will be stored.</li>
             </ul>
         </div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
-</div><div class="links"><div class="title">See also:</div><ul class="links"><li><a href="build-db-test-plan.html">Building a Database Test Plan</a></li><li><a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#JDBC_Connection_Configuration">JDBC Connection Configuration</a></li></ul></div><div class="clear"></div><div class="note">Versions of JMeter use UTF-8 as the character encoding. Previously the platform default was used.</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="clear"></div><div class="note">Ensure Variable Name is unique across Test Plan.</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
+</div><div class="links"><div class="title">See also:</div><ul class="links"><li><a href="build-db-test-plan.html">Building a Database Test Plan</a></li><li><a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#JDBC_Connection_Configuration">JDBC Connection Configuration</a></li></ul></div><div class="clear"></div><div class="note">Current Versions of JMeter use UTF-8 as the character encoding. Previously the platform default was used.</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="clear"></div><div class="note">Ensure Variable Name is unique across Test Plan.</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
 
 <div class="component"><h2 id="Java_Request">Java Request<a class="sectionlink" href="#Java_Request" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h2><div class="description"><p>This sampler lets you control a java class that implements the
 <span class="code">org.apache.jmeter.protocol.java.sampler.JavaSamplerClient</span> interface.
@@ -528,7 +525,7 @@ The <span class="code">JavaTest</span> e
 values in almost all the fields. These can then be used by Assertions, etc.
 The fields allow variables to be used, so the values of these can readily be seen.
 </p>
-</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/java_request.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/java_request.png" width="628" height="365" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Java Request"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Java Request</figcaption></figure></div><div class="clear"></div><div class="note">If the method <span class="code">teardownTest</span> is not overridden by a subclass of <span class="code">AbstractJavaSamplerClient</span>, its <span class="code">teardownTest</span> method will not be called.
+</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/java_request.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/java_request.png" width="628" height="365" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Java Request"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Java Request</figcaption></figure></div><div class="clear"></div><div class="note">If the method <span class="code">teardownTest</span> is not overridden by a subclass of <span class="code"><a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/protocol/java/sampler/AbstractJavaSamplerClient.html">AbstractJavaSamplerClient</a></span>, its <span class="code">teardownTest</span> method will not be called.
 This reduces JMeter memory requirements.
 This will not have any impact on existing Test plans.
 </div><div class="clear"></div><div class="clear"></div><div class="note">The Add/Delete buttons don't serve any purpose at present.</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="properties"><h3 id="Java_Request_parms1">
@@ -962,7 +959,7 @@ BeanShell does not currently support Jav
         <li><span class="code">FileName</span> - the file name, if any</li>
         <li><span class="code">Parameters</span> - text from the Parameters field</li>
         <li><span class="code">bsh.args</span> - the parameters, split as described above</li>
-        <li><span class="code">SampleResult</span> - pointer to the current SampleResult</li>
+        <li><span class="code">SampleResult</span> - pointer to the current <a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/samplers/SampleResult.html"><span class="code">SampleResult</span></a></li>
             <li><span class="code">ResponseCode</span> defaults to <span class="code">200</span></li>
             <li><span class="code">ResponseMessage</span> defaults to "<span class="code">OK</span>"</li>
             <li><span class="code">IsSuccess</span> defaults to <span class="code">true</span></li>
@@ -972,7 +969,7 @@ BeanShell does not currently support Jav
 vars.put("VAR2","value");
 vars.remove("VAR3");
 vars.putObject("OBJ1",new Object());</pre></li>
-            <li><span class="code">props</span> - JMeterProperties (class <span class="code">java.util.Properties</span>) - e.g.
+            <li><span class="code">props</span> - JMeterProperties (class <a href="https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Properties.html"><span class="code">java.util.Properties</span></a>) - e.g.
                 <pre class="source">props.get("START.HMS");
 props.put("PROP1","1234");</pre></li>
         </ul><p>When the script completes, control is returned to the Sampler, and it copies the contents
@@ -1021,7 +1018,6 @@ Beware however that misuse of any method
         <p>By default, JMeter supports the following languages:</p>
         <ul>
         <li>javascript</li>
-        <li>jexl</li>
         <li>xslt</li>
         </ul>
         <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">Unlike the BeanShell sampler, the interpreter is not saved between invocations.</div><div class="clear"></div>
@@ -1031,7 +1027,7 @@ Beware however that misuse of any method
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Name</div><div class="description req-false">Descriptive name for this sampler that is shown in the tree.</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Scripting Language</div><div class="description req-true">Name of the BSF scripting language to be used.
       <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">N.B. Not all the languages in the drop-down list are supported by default.
-        The following are supported: jexl, javascript, xslt.
+        The following are supported: javascript, xslt.
         Others may be available if the appropriate jar is installed in the JMeter lib directory.
       </div><div class="clear"></div>
     </div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
@@ -1063,7 +1059,7 @@ Note that these are BSF variables - i.e.
 vars.put("VAR2","value");
 vars.remove("VAR3");
 vars.putObject("OBJ1",new Object());</pre></li>
-<li><span class="code">props</span> - JMeterProperties  (class <span class="code">java.util.Properties</span>) - e.g. 
+<li><span class="code">props</span> - JMeterProperties  (class <a href="https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Properties.html"><span class="code">java.util.Properties</span></a>) - e.g. 
   <pre class="source">props.get("START.HMS");
 props.put("PROP1","1234");</pre></li>
 <li><span class="code">OUT</span> - System.out - e.g. <span class="code">OUT.println("message")</span></li>
@@ -1098,7 +1094,15 @@ To benefit from this feature:
     <li>Use Script files instead of inlining them. This will make JMeter compile them if this feature is available on ScriptEngine and cache them.</li>
     <li>Or Use Script Text and check <span class="code">Cache compiled script if available</span> property.
     <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">When using this feature, ensure your script code does not use JMeter variables directly in script code as caching would only cache first replacement. Instead use script parameters.</div><div class="clear"></div>
-    <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">To benefit from caching and compilation, the language engine used for scripting must implement JSR223 <span class="code">Compilable</span> interface (Groovy is one of these, java, beanshell and javascript are not)</div><div class="clear"></div>
+    <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">To benefit from caching and compilation, the language engine used for scripting must implement JSR223 <span class="code"><a href="https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/javax/script/Compilable.html">Compilable</a></span> interface (Groovy is one of these, java, beanshell and javascript are not)</div><div class="clear"></div>
+    <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">When using Groovy as scripting language and not checking <span class="code">Cache compiled script if available</span> (while caching is recommended), you should set this JVM Property <span class="code">-Dgroovy.use.classvalue=true</span>
+        due to a Groovy Memory leak as of version 2.4.6, see:
+        <ul>
+            <li><a href="https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GROOVY-7683">GROOVY-7683</a></li>
+            <li><a href="https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GROOVY-7591">GROOVY-7591</a></li>
+            <li><a href="https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8136353">JDK-8136353</a></li>
+        </ul> 
+    </div><div class="clear"></div>
     </li>
 </ul>
 Cache size is controlled by the following jmeter property (<span class="code">jmeter.properties</span>):
@@ -1120,14 +1124,13 @@ props.put("PROP1","1234");</pre>
         <a class="sectionlink" href="#JSR223_Sampler_parms1" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h3><div class="property title"><div class="name title">Attribute</div><div class="description title">Description</div><div class="required title">Required</div></div>
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Name</div><div class="description req-false">Descriptive name for this sampler that is shown in the tree.</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Scripting Language</div><div class="description req-true">Name of the JSR223 scripting language to be used.
-      <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">N.B. Not all the languages in the drop-down list are supported by default.
-        The following are supported: jexl, javascript, xslt.
+      <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">There are other languages supported than those that appear in the drop-down list.
         Others may be available if the appropriate jar is installed in the JMeter lib directory.
       </div><div class="clear"></div>
     </div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Script File</div><div class="description req-false">Name of a file to be used as a JSR223 script, if a relative file path is used, then it will be relative to directory referenced by "<span class="code">user.dir</span>" System property</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Parameters</div><div class="description req-false">List of parameters to be passed to the script file or the script.</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
-    <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Cache compiled script if available</div><div class="description req-false">If checked (advised) and the language used supports <span class="code">Compilable</span> interface (Groovy is one of these, java, beanshell and javascript are not), JMeter will compile the Script and cache it using it's MD5 hash as unique cache key</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
+    <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Cache compiled script if available</div><div class="description req-false">If checked (advised) and the language used supports <span class="code"><a href="https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/javax/script/Compilable.html">Compilable</a></span> interface (Groovy is one of these, java, beanshell and javascript are not), JMeter will compile the Script and cache it using it's MD5 hash as unique cache key</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Script</div><div class="description req-true">Script to be passed to JSR223 language</div><div class="required req-true">Yes (unless script file is provided)</div></div>
 </div><p>
 If a script file is supplied, that will be used, otherwise the script will be used.</p><p>
@@ -1147,7 +1150,7 @@ Note that these are JSR223 variables - i
 vars.put("VAR2","value");
 vars.remove("VAR3");
 vars.putObject("OBJ1",new Object());</pre></li>
-<li><span class="code">props</span> - JMeterProperties  (class <span class="code">java.util.Properties</span>) - e.g. 
+<li><span class="code">props</span> - JMeterProperties  (class <a href="https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Properties.html"><span class="code">java.util.Properties</span></a>) - e.g. 
   <pre class="source">props.get("START.HMS");
 props.put("PROP1","1234");</pre></li>
 <li><span class="code">OUT</span> - System.out - e.g. <span class="code">OUT.println("message")</span></li>
@@ -1615,7 +1618,7 @@ This is to allow the <span class="code">
 <p>
 The Mail Reader Sampler can read (and optionally delete) mail messages using POP3(S) or IMAP(S) protocols.
 </p>
-</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/mailreader_sampler.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/mailreader_sampler.png" width="547" height="409" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Mail Reader Sampler"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Mail Reader Sampler</figcaption></figure></div><div class="properties"><h3 id="Mail_Reader_Sampler_parms1">
+</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/mailreader_sampler.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/mailreader_sampler.png" width="595" height="413" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Mail Reader Sampler"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Mail Reader Sampler</figcaption></figure></div><div class="properties"><h3 id="Mail_Reader_Sampler_parms1">
         Parameters
         <a class="sectionlink" href="#Mail_Reader_Sampler_parms1" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h3><div class="property title"><div class="name title">Attribute</div><div class="description title">Description</div><div class="required title">Required</div></div>
 <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Name</div><div class="description req-true">Descriptive name for this element that is shown in the tree.</div><div class="required req-true"></div></div>
@@ -1819,7 +1822,7 @@ MongoDB Script is more suitable for func
 
 <a href="#">^</a>
 
-</div><div class="section"><h1 id="logic_controllers">19.2 Logic Controllers<a class="sectionlink" href="#logic_controllers" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
+</div><div class="section"><h1 id="logic_controllers">20.2 Logic Controllers<a class="sectionlink" href="#logic_controllers" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
 <div class="description">
     <br>Logic Controllers determine the order in which Samplers are processed.
 </div>
@@ -1858,6 +1861,7 @@ count to three, JMeter will send a total
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Loop Count</div><div class="description req-true">
                 The number of times the subelements of this controller will be iterated each time
                 through a test run.
+                <p>The value <span class="code">-1</span> is equivalent to checking the <span class="code">Forever</span> toggle.</p>
                 <p><b>Special Case:</b> The Loop Controller embedded in the <a href="test_plan.html#thread_group">Thread Group</a>
                 element behaves slightly different.  Unless set to forever, it stops the test after
                 the given number of iterations have been done.</p>
@@ -1878,8 +1882,8 @@ another HTTP Request to a Loop Controlle
 with a loop count value of five.</p>
 <p>JMeter will send the requests in the following order: Home Page, News Page,
 News Page, News Page, News Page, and News Page.</p>
-<p>Note, the File Reporter
-is configured to store the results in a file named "<span class="code">loop-test.dat</span>" in the current directory.</p>
+<div class="clear"></div><div class="note">Note, the File Reporter
+is configured to store the results in a file named "<span class="code">loop-test.dat</span>" in the current directory.</div><div class="clear"></div>
 
 </div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
 
@@ -1916,11 +1920,14 @@ Thread Group or a Loop Controller is not
 
 <div class="component"><h2 id="Interleave_Controller">Interleave Controller<a class="sectionlink" href="#Interleave_Controller" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h2><div class="description"><p>If you add Generative or Logic Controllers to an Interleave Controller, JMeter will alternate among each of the
 other controllers for each loop iteration. </p>
-</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/logic-controller/interleave-controller.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/logic-controller/interleave-controller.png" width="329" height="104" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Interleave Controller"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Interleave Controller</figcaption></figure></div><div class="properties"><h3 id="Interleave_Controller_parms1">
+</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/logic-controller/interleave-controller.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/logic-controller/interleave-controller.png" width="626" height="127" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Interleave Controller"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Interleave Controller</figcaption></figure></div><div class="properties"><h3 id="Interleave_Controller_parms1">
         Parameters
         <a class="sectionlink" href="#Interleave_Controller_parms1" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h3><div class="property title"><div class="name title">Attribute</div><div class="description title">Description</div><div class="required title">Required</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">name</div><div class="description req-false">Descriptive name for this controller that is shown in the tree.</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">ignore sub-controller blocks</div><div class="description req-false">If checked, the interleave controller will treat sub-controllers like single request elements and only allow one request per controller at a time.  </div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
+        <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Interleave accross threads</div><div class="description req-false">If checked, the interleave controller will alternate among each of its children controllers for each loop iteration but accross all threads, for example in a 
+        configuration with 4 threads and 3 child controllers, on first iteration
+        thread 1 will run first child, thread 2 second child, thread 3 third child, thread 4 first child, on next iteration each thread will run the following child controller</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
 </div><div class="example"><div class="title">Simple Interleave Example<a class="sectionlink" href="#simple_interleave_example" title="Link to here">&para;</a></div>
 
 <p><a href="../demos/InterleaveTestPlan.jmx">Download</a> this example (see Figure 1).  In this example,
@@ -1997,19 +2004,21 @@ what results any given interaction will
 </div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
 
 <div class="component"><h2 id="Throughput_Controller">Throughput Controller<a class="sectionlink" href="#Throughput_Controller" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h2><div class="description">
-<p>
-<b>This controller is badly named, as it does not control throughput.</b>
-Please refer to the <a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#Constant_Throughput_Timer">Constant Throughput Timer</a> for an element that can be used to adjust the throughput.
-</p>
-<p>The Throughput Controller allows the user to control how often it is executed.  There are two modes - percent execution and total executions.</p>
+<p>The Throughput Controller allows the user to control how often it is executed.  
+There are two modes:
+<ul>
+<li>percent execution</li>
+<li>total executions</li>
+</ul>
 <dl>
   <dt><span class="code">Percent executions</span></dt><dd>causes the controller to execute a certain percentage of the iterations through the test plan.</dd>
   <dt><span class="code">Total executions</span></dt><dd>causes the controller to stop executing after a certain number of executions have occurred.</dd>
 </dl>
-<p>
-Like the Once Only Controller, this
-setting is reset when a parent Loop Controller restarts.
+Like the Once Only Controller, this setting is reset when a parent Loop Controller restarts.
 </p>
+<div class="clear"></div><div class="note">This controller is badly named, as it does not control throughput.
+Please refer to the <a href="../usermanual/component_reference.html#Constant_Throughput_Timer">Constant Throughput Timer</a> for an element that can be used to adjust the throughput.
+</div><div class="clear"></div>
 </div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/throughput_controller.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/throughput_controller.png" width="329" height="167" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Throughput Controller"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Throughput Controller</figcaption></figure></div><div class="clear"></div><div class="note">The Throughput Controller can yield very complex behavior when combined with other controllers - in particular with interleave or random controllers as parents (also very useful).</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="properties"><h3 id="Throughput_Controller_parms1">
         Parameters
         <a class="sectionlink" href="#Throughput_Controller_parms1" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h3><div class="property title"><div class="name title">Attribute</div><div class="description title">Description</div><div class="required title">Required</div></div>
@@ -2038,7 +2047,7 @@ setting is reset when a parent Loop Cont
         The script can be processed as a variable expression, rather than requiring Javascript.
         It was always possible to use functions and variables in the Javascript condition, so long as they evaluated to "<span class="code">true</span>" or "<span class="code">false</span>";
         now this can be done without the overhead of using Javascript as well. For example, previously one could use the condition:
-        <span class="code">${__jexl(${VAR} == 23)}</span> and this would be evaluated as <span class="code">true</span>/<span class="code">false</span>, the result would then be passed to Javascript
+        <span class="code">${__jexl3(${VAR} == 23)}</span> and this would be evaluated as <span class="code">true</span>/<span class="code">false</span>, the result would then be passed to Javascript
         which would then return <span class="code">true</span>/<span class="code">false</span>. If the Variable Expression option is selected, then the expression is evaluated
         and compared with "<span class="code">true</span>", without needing to use Javascript.
         Also, variable expressions can return any value, whereas the
@@ -2047,7 +2056,7 @@ setting is reset when a parent Loop Cont
         <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">
         No variables are made available to the script when the condition is interpreted as Javascript.
         If you need access to such variables, then select "<span class="code">Interpret Condition as Variable Expression?</span>" and use
-        a <span class="code">__javaScript()</span> function call. You can then use the objects "<span class="code">vars</span>", "<span class="code">log</span>", "<span class="code">ctx</span>" etc. in the script.
+        a <span class="code">__jexl3</span>, <span class="code">__groovy</span> or <span class="code">__javaScript()</span> (discouraged for performance) function call. You can then use the objects "<span class="code">vars</span>", "<span class="code">log</span>", "<span class="code">ctx</span>" etc. in the script.
         </div><div class="clear"></div>
         <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">
         To test if a variable is undefined (or null) do the following, suppose var is named <span class="code">myVar</span>, expression will be:
@@ -2063,7 +2072,7 @@ setting is reset when a parent Loop Cont
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Condition (default Javascript)</div><div class="description req-true">By default the condition is interpreted as <b>Javascript</b> code that returns "<span class="code">true</span>" or "<span class="code">false</span>",
     but this can be overridden (see below)</div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Interpret Condition as Variable Expression?</div><div class="description req-true">If this is selected, then the condition must be an expression that evaluates to "<span class="code">true</span>" (case is ignored).
-    For example, <span class="code">${FOUND}</span> or <span class="code">${__jexl(${VAR} &gt; 100)}</span>.
+    For example, <span class="code">${FOUND}</span> or <span class="code">${__jexl3(${VAR} &gt; 100)}</span>.
     Unlike the Javascript case, the condition is only checked to see if it matches "<span class="code">true</span>" (case is ignored).
     </div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Evaluate for all children</div><div class="description req-true">
@@ -2074,13 +2083,14 @@ setting is reset when a parent Loop Cont
         <ul>
             <li><span class="code">${COUNT} &lt; 10</span></li>
             <li><span class="code">"${VAR}" == "abcd"</span></li>
-            <li><span class="code">${JMeterThread.last_sample_ok}</span> (check if the last sample succeeded)</li>
         </ul>
         If there is an error interpreting the code, the condition is assumed to be <span class="code">false</span>, and a message is logged in <span class="code">jmeter.log</span>.
+        <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">Note it is advised to avoid using Javascript mode for performances</div><div class="clear"></div>
     </div><div class="example"><div class="title">Examples (Variable Expression)<a class="sectionlink" href="#example_if_variable" title="Link to here">&para;</a></div>
         <ul>
-            <li><span class="code">${__jexl(${COUNT} &lt; 10)}</span></li>
+            <li><span class="code">${__jexl3(${COUNT} &lt; 10)}</span></li>
             <li><span class="code">${RESULT}</span></li>
+            <li><span class="code">${JMeterThread.last_sample_ok}</span> (check if the last sample succeeded)</li>
         </ul>
     </div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
 
@@ -2281,7 +2291,7 @@ However, if the property <span class="co
 the contents are used to prefix the pathname.
 </div><div class="clear"></div>
 <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">
-When using Include Controller and including the same JMX file, ensure you name the Include Controller differently to avoid facing known issue <a href="http://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=50898">
+When using Include Controller and including the same JMX file, ensure you name the Include Controller differently to avoid facing known issue <a href="https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=50898">
       Bug
       50898</a>.
 </div><div class="clear"></div>
@@ -2376,7 +2386,7 @@ Critical Section Controller takes locks
 
 <a href="#">^</a>
 
-</div><div class="section"><h1 id="listeners">19.3 Listeners<a class="sectionlink" href="#listeners" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
+</div><div class="section"><h1 id="listeners">20.3 Listeners<a class="sectionlink" href="#listeners" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
 <div class="description">
     <br>
 Most of the listeners perform several roles in addition to "listening"
@@ -2414,6 +2424,15 @@ before loading the file.
 <p>Results can be read from XML or CSV format files.
 When reading from CSV results files, the header (if present) is used to determine which fields are present.
 <b>In order to interpret a header-less CSV file correctly, the appropriate properties must be set in <span class="code">jmeter.properties</span>.</b>
+<div class="clear"></div><div class="note">
+XML files written by JMeter have version 1.0 declared in header while actual file is serialized with 1.1 rules. 
+(This is done for historical compatibility reasons; see <a href="https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=59973">
+      Bug
+      59973</a> and <a href="https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=58679">
+      Bug
+      58679</a>) 
+This causes strict XML parsers to fail. Consider using non-strict XML parsers to read JTL files.
+</div><div class="clear"></div>
 </p>
 <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">
 The file name can contain function and/or variable references.
@@ -2518,22 +2537,6 @@ Further details on the precise meaning o
  </ul><p>The individual figures at the bottom of the display are the current values. 
  "<span class="code">Latest Sample</span>" is the current elapsed sample time, shown on the graph as "<span class="code">Data</span>".</p><p>The value displayed on the top left of graph is the max of 90<sup>th</sup> percentile of response time.</p><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
 
-<div class="component"><h2 id="Spline_Visualizer_(DEPRECATED)">Spline Visualizer (DEPRECATED)<a class="sectionlink" href="#Spline_Visualizer_(DEPRECATED)" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h2><div class="description">
-<p>
-The Spline Visualizer provides a view of all sample times from the start
-of the test till the end, regardless of how many samples have been taken.  The spline
-has 10 points, each representing 10% of the samples, and connected using spline
-logic to show a single continuous line.
-</p>
-<p>
-The graph is automatically scaled to fit within the window.
-This needs to be borne in mind when comparing graphs.
-</p>
-</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/spline_visualizer.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/spline_visualizer.png" width="737" height="489" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Spline Visualizer (DEPRECATED)"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Spline Visualizer (DEPRECATED)</figcaption></figure></div><div class="clear"></div><div class="note">
-Spline Visualizer MUST NOT BE USED during load test as it consumes a lot of resources (memory and CPU). Use it only for either functional testing or 
-during Test Plan debugging and Validation.
-</div><div class="clear"></div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
-
 <div class="component"><h2 id="Assertion_Results">Assertion Results<a class="sectionlink" href="#Assertion_Results" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h2><div class="description">
 <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">
 Assertion Results MUST NOT BE USED during load test as it consumes a lot of resources (memory and CPU). Use it only for either functional testing or 
@@ -2601,6 +2604,9 @@ Images, style-sheets, etc. aren't downlo
 <td>If the <i>HTML (download resources) view</i> option is selected, the renderer
 may download images, style-sheets, etc. referenced by the HTML code. 
 <br></td></tr>
+<tr><td><span class="code">HTML Source formatted</span></td>
+<td>If the <em>HTML Source formatted view</em> option is selected, the renderer will display the HTML source code formatted and cleaned by <a href="https://jsoup.org/">Jsoup</a>. 
+<br></td></tr>
 <tr><td><span class="code">JSON</span></td>
 <td>The <i>JSON view</i> will show the response in tree style (also handles JSON embedded in JavaScript).
 <br></td></tr>
@@ -2742,7 +2748,8 @@ The time unit is chosen so that the disp
 When the throughput is saved to a CSV file, it is expressed in requests/second,
 i.e. 30.0 requests/minute is saved as 0.5.
 </li>
-<li><span class="code">Kb/sec</span> - The throughput measured in Kilobytes per second</li>
+<li><span class="code">Received KB/sec</span> - The throughput measured in received Kilobytes per second</li>
+<li><span class="code">Sent KB/sec</span> - The throughput measured in sent Kilobytes per second</li>
 </ul>
 <p>Times are in milliseconds.</p>
 </div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/aggregate_report.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/aggregate_report.png" width="1140" height="266" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Aggregate Report"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Aggregate Report</figcaption></figure></div><div align="center">
@@ -2769,7 +2776,7 @@ The fields to save are defined by JMeter
 See the <span class="code">jmeter.properties</span> file for details.
 </div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/simpledatawriter.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/simpledatawriter.png" width="741" height="141" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Simple Data Writer"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Simple Data Writer</figcaption></figure></div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
 
-<div class="component"><h2 id="Monitor_Results">Monitor Results<a class="sectionlink" href="#Monitor_Results" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h2><div class="description">
+<div class="component"><h2 id="Monitor_Results_(DEPRECATED)">Monitor Results (DEPRECATED)<a class="sectionlink" href="#Monitor_Results_(DEPRECATED)" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h2><div class="description">
 <p>Monitor Results is a new Visualizer for displaying server
 status. It is designed for Tomcat 5, but any servlet container
 can port the status servlet and use this monitor. There are two primary
@@ -2796,28 +2803,7 @@ Use a browser to check that you can acce
 For a detailed description of how to use the monitor, please refer to
 <a href="build-monitor-test-plan.html">Building a Monitor Test Plan</a>
 </p>
-</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/monitor_screencap.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/monitor_screencap.png" width="762" height="757" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Monitor Results"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Monitor Results</figcaption></figure></div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
-
-<div class="component"><h2 id="Distribution_Graph_(DEPRECATED)">Distribution Graph (DEPRECATED)<a class="sectionlink" href="#Distribution_Graph_(DEPRECATED)" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h2><div class="description">
-<div class="clear"></div><div class="note">
-Distribution Graph MUST NOT BE USED during load test as it consumes a lot of resources (memory and CPU). Use it only for either functional testing or 
-during Test Plan debugging and Validation.
-</div><div class="clear"></div>
-
-<p>The distribution graph will display a bar for every unique response time. Since the
-granularity of <span class="code">System.currentTimeMillis()</span> is 10 milliseconds, the 90% threshold should be
-within the width of the graph. The graph will draw two threshold lines: 50% and 90%.
-What this means is 50% of the response times finished between 0 and the line. The same
-is true of 90% line. Several tests with Tomcat were performed using 30 threads for 600K
-requests. The graph was able to display the distribution without any problems and both
-the 50% and 90% line were within the width of the graph. A performant application will
-generally produce results that clump together. A poorly written application that has
-memory leaks may result in wild fluctuations. In those situations, the threshold lines
-may be beyond the width of the graph. The recommended solution to this specific problem
-is fix the webapp so it performs well. If your test plan produces distribution graphs
-with no apparent clumping or pattern, it may indicate a memory leak. The only way to
-know for sure is to use a profiling tool.</p>
-</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/distribution_graph.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/distribution_graph.png" width="819" height="626" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Distribution Graph (DEPRECATED)"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Distribution Graph (DEPRECATED)</figcaption></figure></div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
+</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/monitor_screencap.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/monitor_screencap.png" width="762" height="757" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of Monitor Results (DEPRECATED)"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of Monitor Results (DEPRECATED)</figcaption></figure></div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
 
 <div class="component"><h2 id="Aggregate_Graph">Aggregate Graph<a class="sectionlink" href="#Aggregate_Graph" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h2><div class="description">The aggregate graph is similar to the aggregate report. The primary
 difference is the aggregate graph provides an easy way to generate bar graphs and save
@@ -2872,7 +2858,7 @@ If many samples exist for the same times
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Graph size</div><div class="description req-false">Compute the graph size by  the width and height depending of the current JMeter's window size.
         Use <span class="code">Width</span> and <span class="code">Height</span> fields to define a custom size. The unit is pixel. </div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">X Axis settings</div><div class="description req-false">Customize the date format of  X axis label.
-        The syntax is the Java <a href="http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/text/SimpleDateFormat.html">SimpleDateFormat API</a>.</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
+        The syntax is the Java <a href="http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/text/SimpleDateFormat.html">SimpleDateFormat API</a>.</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Y Axis settings</div><div class="description req-false">Define a custom maximum value for Y Axis in milli-seconds. Define the increment for the scale (in ms) Show or not the number grouping in Y Axis labels.</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Legend</div><div class="description req-true">Define the placement and font settings for chart legend</div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
 </div><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
@@ -2942,7 +2928,7 @@ See the file <span class="code">BeanShel
 vars.put(key,val);
 vars.putObject("OBJ1",new Object());
 </pre></li>
-<li><span class="code">props</span> - (JMeterProperties - class <span class="code">java.util.Properties</span>) - e.g. <span class="code">props.get("START.HMS");</span> <span class="code">props.put("PROP1","1234");</span></li>
+<li><span class="code">props</span> - (JMeterProperties - class <a href="https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Properties.html"><span class="code">java.util.Properties</span></a>) - e.g. <span class="code">props.get("START.HMS");</span> <span class="code">props.put("PROP1","1234");</span></li>
 <li><span class="code">sampleResult</span>, <span class="code">prev</span> - (<a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/samplers/SampleResult.html">SampleResult</a>) - gives access to the previous <a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/samplers/SampleResult.html">SampleResult</a></li>
 <li><span class="code">sampleEvent</span> (<a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/samplers/SampleEvent.html">SampleEvent</a>) gives access to the current sample event</li>
 </ul><p>For details of all the methods available on each of the above variables, please check the Javadoc</p><p>If the property <span class="code">beanshell.listener.init</span> is defined, this is used to load an initialisation file, which can be used to define methods etc. for use in the BeanShell script.</p><div class="go-top"><a href="#">^</a></div></div>
@@ -2975,7 +2961,8 @@ The time unit is chosen so that the disp
 When the throughput is saved to a CSV file, it is expressed in requests/second,
 i.e. 30.0 requests/minute is saved as <span class="code">0.5</span>.
 </li>
-<li><span class="code">Kb/sec</span> - The throughput measured in Kilobytes per second</li>
+<li><span class="code">Received KB/sec</span> - The throughput measured in Kilobytes per second</li>
+<li><span class="code">Sent KB/sec</span> - The throughput measured in Kilobytes per second</li>
 <li><span class="code">Avg. Bytes</span> - average size of the sample response in bytes.</li>
 </ul>
 <p>Times are in milliseconds.</p>
@@ -3062,7 +3049,7 @@ Note that these are BSF variables - i.e.
 vars.put(key,val);
 vars.putObject("OBJ1",new Object());
 vars.getObject("OBJ2");</pre></dd>
-<dt><span class="code">props</span></dt><dd>(JMeterProperties - class <span class="code">java.util.Properties</span>) - e.g. <span class="code">props.get("START.HMS");</span> <span class="code">props.put("PROP1","1234");</span></dd>
+<dt><span class="code">props</span></dt><dd>(JMeterProperties - class <a href="https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Properties.html"><span class="code">java.util.Properties</span></a>) - e.g. <span class="code">props.get("START.HMS");</span> <span class="code">props.put("PROP1","1234");</span></dd>
 <dt><span class="code">sampleResult</span>, <span class="code">prev</span></dt><dd>(<a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/samplers/SampleResult.html">SampleResult</a>) - gives access to the SampleResult</dd>
 <dt><span class="code">sampleEvent</span></dt><dd>(<a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/samplers/SampleEvent.html">SampleEvent</a>) - gives access to the SampleEvent</dd>
 <dt><span class="code">sampler</span></dt><dd>(<a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/samplers/Sampler.html">Sampler</a>)- gives access to the last sampler</dd>
@@ -3085,7 +3072,9 @@ The JSR223 Listener allows JSR223 script
         <dt><span class="code">args</span></dt><dd>String array containing parameters, split on white-space</dd>
     </dl></div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Script file</div><div class="description req-false">A file containing the script to run, if a relative file path is used, then it will be relative to directory referenced by "<span class="code">user.dir</span>" System property</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
-    <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Script compilation caching</div><div class="description req-false">Unique String across Test Plan that JMeter will use to cache result of Script compilation if language used supports <span class="code">Compilable</span> interface (Groovy is one of these, java, beanshell and javascript are not)</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
+    <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Script compilation caching</div><div class="description req-false">Unique String across Test Plan that JMeter will use to cache result of Script compilation if language used supports <span class="code"><a href="https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/javax/script/Compilable.html">Compilable</a></span> interface (Groovy is one of these, java, beanshell and javascript are not).
+    <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">See note in JSR223 Sampler Java System property if you're using Groovy without checking this option</div><div class="clear"></div>
+    </div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
     <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Script</div><div class="description req-true">The script to run.</div><div class="required req-true">Yes (unless script file is provided)</div></div>
 </div><p>
 Before invoking the script, some variables are set up.
@@ -3101,7 +3090,7 @@ Note that these are JSR223 variables - i
 vars.put(key,val);
 vars.putObject("OBJ1",new Object());
 vars.getObject("OBJ2");</pre></dd>
-<dt><span class="code">props</span></dt><dd>(JMeterProperties - class <span class="code">java.util.Properties</span>) - e.g. <span class="code">props.get("START.HMS");</span> <span class="code">props.put("PROP1","1234");</span></dd>
+<dt><span class="code">props</span></dt><dd>(JMeterProperties - class <a href="https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Properties.html"><span class="code">java.util.Properties</span></a>) - e.g. <span class="code">props.get("START.HMS");</span> <span class="code">props.put("PROP1","1234");</span></dd>
 <dt><span class="code">sampleResult</span>, <span class="code">prev</span></dt><dd>(<a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/samplers/SampleResult.html">SampleResult</a>) - gives access to the SampleResult</dd>
 <dt><span class="code">sampleEvent</span></dt><dd>(<a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/samplers/SampleEvent.html">SampleEvent</a>) - gives access to the SampleEvent</dd>
 <dt><span class="code">sampler</span></dt><dd>(<a href="../api/org/apache/jmeter/samplers/Sampler.html">Sampler</a>)- gives access to the last sampler</dd>
@@ -3226,7 +3215,7 @@ By default, a Graphite implementation is
 
 <a href="#">^</a>
 
-</div><div class="section"><h1 id="config_elements">19.4 Configuration Elements<a class="sectionlink" href="#config_elements" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
+</div><div class="section"><h1 id="config_elements">20.4 Configuration Elements<a class="sectionlink" href="#config_elements" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
 <div class="description">
     <br>
     Configuration elements can be used to set up defaults and variables for later use by samplers.
@@ -3281,7 +3270,7 @@ By default, a Graphite implementation is
     <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">CSV Dataset variables are defined at the start of each test iteration.
     As this is after configuration processing is completed,
     they cannot be used for some configuration items - such as JDBC Config - 
-    that process their contents at configuration time (see <a href="http://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=40394">
+    that process their contents at configuration time (see <a href="https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=40394">
       Bug
       40394</a>)
     However the variables do work in the HTTP Auth Manager, as the <span class="code">username</span> etc. are processed at run-time.
@@ -3694,12 +3683,12 @@ instead. (see figures 12 and 13).</p>
         See <a href="https://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-dbcp/api-2.1.1/org/apache/commons/dbcp2/BasicDataSource.html#getSoftMinEvictableIdleTimeMillis--">BasicDataSource.html#getSoftMinEvictableIdleTimeMillis</a>.
         Defaults to 5000 (5 seconds)
         </div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
-        <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Validation Query</div><div class="description req-true">A simple query used to determine if the database is still responding.
-        This defaults to 'SELECT 1' which is suitable for many databases. 
-        However some may require a different query; for example Oracle requires something like 'SELECT 1 FROM DUAL'.
-        Note this validation query is used on pool creation to validate it even if "Test While Idle" suggests query would only be used on idle connections. 
-        This is DBCP behaviour.
-        </div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
+        <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Validation Query</div><div class="description req-false">A simple query used to determine if the database is still responding.
+        This defaults to the '<span class="code">isValid()</span>' method of the jdbc driver, which is suitable for many databases.
+        However some may require a different query; for example Oracle something like '<span class="code">SELECT 1 FROM DUAL</span>' could be used.
+        <div class="clear"></div><div class="note">Note this validation query is used on pool creation to validate it even if "<span class="code">Test While Idle</span>" suggests query would only be used on idle connections.
+        This is DBCP behaviour.</div><div class="clear"></div>
+        </div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Database URL</div><div class="description req-true">JDBC Connection string for the database.</div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
         <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">JDBC Driver class</div><div class="description req-true">Fully qualified name of driver class. (Must be in
         JMeter's classpath - easiest to copy <span class="code">.jar</span> file into JMeter's <span class="code">/lib</span> directory).</div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
@@ -3865,7 +3854,7 @@ however the <span class="code">minimum</
   <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Maximum Value</div><div class="description req-true">The maximum value (<span class="code">long</span>) of the generated random number.</div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
   <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Random Seed</div><div class="description req-false">The seed for the random number generator. Default is the current time in milliseconds. 
   If you use the same seed value with Per Thread set to <span class="code">true</span>, you will get the same value for each Thread as per 
-  <a href="http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/util/Random.html">Random</a> class.
+  <a href="http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Random.html">Random</a> class.
   </div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
   <div class="property"><div class="name req-true">Per Thread(User)?</div><div class="description req-true">If <span class="code">False</span>, the generator is shared between all threads in the thread group.
   If <span class="code">True</span>, then each thread has its own random generator.</div><div class="required req-true">Yes</div></div>
@@ -4000,7 +3989,7 @@ DB db = MongoDBHolder.getDBFromSource("v
 
 <a href="#">^</a>
 
-</div><div class="section"><h1 id="assertions">19.5 Assertions<a class="sectionlink" href="#assertions" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
+</div><div class="section"><h1 id="assertions">20.5 Assertions<a class="sectionlink" href="#assertions" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h1>
 <div class="description">
     <p>
     Assertions are used to perform additional checks on samplers, and are processed after <b>every sampler</b>
@@ -4241,7 +4230,7 @@ These are strings unless otherwise noted
     <pre class="source">vars.get("VAR1");
 vars.put("VAR2","value");
 vars.putObject("OBJ1",new Object());</pre></li>
-  <li><span class="code">props</span> - JMeterProperties (class <span class="code">java.util.Properties</span>) - e.g.
+  <li><span class="code">props</span> - JMeterProperties (class <a href="https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Properties.html"><span class="code">java.util.Properties</span></a>) - e.g.
     <pre class="source">props.get("START.HMS");
 props.put("PROP1","1234");</pre></li>
 </ul><p>The following methods of the Response object may be useful:</p><ul>
@@ -4284,7 +4273,7 @@ Some sample expressions:
 <li><span class="code">//title[text()='Text to match']</span> - matches <span class="code">&lt;text&gt;Text to match&lt;/text&gt;</span> anywhere in the response</li>
 <li><span class="code">/title[text()='Text to match']</span> - matches <span class="code">&lt;text&gt;Text to match&lt;/text&gt;</span> at root level in the response</li>
 </ul>
-</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/xpath_assertion.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/xpath_assertion.png" width="800" height="317" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of XPath Assertion"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of XPath Assertion</figcaption></figure></div><div class="properties"><h3 id="XPath_Assertion_parms1">
+</div><div class="screenshot"><figure><a href="../images/screenshots/xpath_assertion.png"><img src="../images/screenshots/xpath_assertion.png" width="871" height="615" alt="Screenshot for Control-Panel of XPath Assertion"></a><figcaption>Screenshot of Control-Panel of XPath Assertion</figcaption></figure></div><div class="properties"><h3 id="XPath_Assertion_parms1">
         Parameters
         <a class="sectionlink" href="#XPath_Assertion_parms1" title="Link to here">&para;</a></h3><div class="property title"><div class="name title">Attribute</div><div class="description title">Description</div><div class="required title">Required</div></div>
 <div class="property"><div class="name req-false">Name</div><div class="description req-false">Descriptive name for this element that is shown in the tree.</div><div class="required req-false">No</div></div>
@@ -4292,7 +4281,7 @@ Some sample expressions:

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