Can also be described as "interactive testing" - manual testing essentially means tests of any kind where a human is involved in the execution of the test.

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Question in Manual testing

An excel sheet having rows and columns, each cell accept 1 to 6 numeric values. How to check 1000 columns? what are the technique following for this?
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I'm having trouble bridging theory with practical in software testing

Day before yesterday while chatting my friend(also a tester) he raised the topic theory vs practical in testing. His points of concern were that by theory software testing has phases like planning, ...
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Recommend a tool/browser extension to fill forms

Can anyone recommend a tool (free) or browser extension (preferably for Chrome) when filling in forms from a front end view. I've come across Form Filler for Chrome ...
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Testing techniques repository?

I was wondering if there are any repositories or wikis of formal testing techniques - test design ideas, like pairwise or boundary. I couldn't find one so far. Thanks! Ahmet
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In ALM - Test plan - is it possible to show test cases list in grid view also, just like Requirement, defects or test lab tab's

Question#1: In ALM - Test plan - is it possible to show test cases list in grid view also( means user should have option to view the test cases either in grid view or list view(currently in list ...
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Network testing scenarios

I am new in the testing field. I want to know what I should keep in mind while testing applications. For an application which needs an internet connection to run, what will be the scenario (test ...
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How to convince BA that her software requirement may cause problems?

In one of our portals, I am testing one page which prompts user to upload his/her documents required for verification. However, I am able to upload batch or executable files which is incorrect I ...
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Exploratory Testing

We are an agile software development boutique. We use Kanban to keep our project running. We do Test Driven development, so don't have a separate testing phase. But we do some manual testing called ...
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How to calculate in Branch Testing? [closed]

I wants to need the procedure about how to calculate branch testing. If i wants to make test case for it, how to create for it?
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How to Write Test Plan

I am new to "Test Plan Writing" and I wanted to learn how to write Test Plan. As a beginner, what I need to understand first and learn to write quality/effective test plan. What you will suggest to ...
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How to become a more Creative Software Tester?

I am a manual tester. I use creativity sometimes when generating Test ideas. How can a tester improve his creative/innovative skills which will ultimately help me in testing the product better and ...
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Is there any opportunity for freshers in ETL Testing?

I'm an Engineering graduate in Computer Science Engineering. I want to build my career in ETL Testing, what are the best sources for me to learn ETL? Please suggest?? Also let me know the difference ...
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validations for text fields like country, State, cities

What should be proper validations for text fields like country, State, city i.e. can it be only characters or alphanumeric or can it also include special characters
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Want to switch from software development to testing domain

I have 4 years of experience in software development. But I did software manual testing more than software development. I am good in finding tough functionality related bugs. I have passion for ...
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Test cases for media migrating from the file location to a database

What are the test cases that can be considered on media (pictures) being migrated from file location to a database?
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Product To Manage Regression Test Suite

I am looking to manage my manual regression test suite in a more professional manner and in a way that helps my QA personnel do their jobs easier. As such I was looking for a product that can help out ...
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Windows Desktop Test Lab

My firm develops a secondary product which is based on Win32 desktop application. That application has to be tested on multiple configuration (Windows version, service pack, installed flash version ...
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Cross-Browser compatibility Tools to simulate Mac Operating system [closed]

Can some one help me finding a suitable simulator to do browser testing on Mac OS. I dont have a Mac with me. I need an online tool or a software which will run smooth with Win 7 I tried with ...
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How to generate software reliability reports

We have are developing software application and we have developed about 80% of application and also tested. Now, for pilot launching, we required software reliability reports. Does anyone have any ...
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Is Great Software Testing all about generating Test Ideas? [closed]

In manual testing, how important role do great Test Ideas play? How often do you you fall short of testing ideas. for instance:- you are testing a financial domain web application. any idea ...
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QA tool with feature for automatic recording of user actions

In our company we have a problem with the testers: They often fail to provide enough information to reproduce a defect. Is there a tool that automatically records every action of a tester? For ...
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What are some Invalid data inputs that will break a text box?

I am testing an web-based enterprise application created in Asp.Net. I am testing a text box which accepts alpha-numeric character and maximum 255 chars. Apart from normal boundary values, nulls, ...
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Issue in tool tip content

Coding is done in asp.net. Please see the tool tip.Cant that be properly aligned? developer is saying that it is asp's default property and cant do anything. I don't have any idea on coding side.
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“What are the most important qualities of a Software Tester?” [duplicate]

I have worked as a software tester in small corporation for about three years now. I still have a long way to go, but I've understood that it takes something special to be a great tester in today's ...
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Should Copy Paste be allowed in Confirm e-mail address field? [closed]

Should Copy Paste be allowed in Confirm e-mail address field? What if we type in incorrect email address. And we are copy pasting the same? And this email id is not used for any sign up process and is ...
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What is the difference between integration and interface tests?

I have googled many times but still not understand clearly about interface testing in software testing, who can explain this , many thanks?
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New to testing - need direction

I just found this site, and I have a question for everyone who can help me. My new passion for IT made me wish to learn more, and I wish to start with Testing. I've learned HTML5 and CSS3, but now I'm ...
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Test Cases - Can we avoid some?

There is a question which has been bothering me a lot while writing test cases. For every Test suite, say we have a login window. When writing the testcases do we need to list out all the possible ...
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Selenium IDE - Actual use- seeking a practical example

What is the actual use of Selenium IDE? Apart from playback and record How can we use this tool to check the validations of a simple login form in website?
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Shopping cart Test cases

Is anybody out here know some basic checklist for e-commerce websites especially enabled with OpenCart technology?
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Installation testing of a web based application on developed .net platform

Is there any checklist to do installation testing of a web based application ?
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Pairwise Testing - How do you find the most important cases?

Currently I have to create manual test cases for a feature with 64 different combinations. I think it is not useful to create test cases for all of them. How do I find the most important combinations? ...
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Any fields that are enabled, disabled or prepopulated should do so without having the page post back. What does this post back means?

Any fields that are enabled, disabled or pre-populated should do so without having the page post back. What does this post back means?
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Browser Testing

We have now been conducting browser testing on our websites for over 4 years and are conducting a review on how we work. We split browser testing down in the following areas. Functional - All keys ...
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Which one is best for mobile application testing? Manual or Automation? [closed]

At present i am working in Mobile Testing (Manual), i just want to know which type of testing best suits for mobile apps (Manual or Automation)? Kindly provide suggestions on this.
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What is a latent bug?

I came to know a new bug type named latent bug. Kindly help me understand what kind of bug is this?
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What is a golden bug in software testing life cycle?

What is a golden bug in software testing life cycle. Kindly help me understand what kind of bug is this?
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Evidencing Testing

Historically at our company the chosen past by our prodecessors has been to take screen shots of every step of a test in a test script, even if no bug has been found. We are no moving from a ...
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Very basic roles of a testing team

I'm the lead developer in a team of 10 devs of varying skill / experience. The majority of the work that we do is in-house but the projects are getting increasingly complicated and the business is ...
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As a black box tester should I be asked to identify when defects were introduced and by who?

At first thought I think I am being asked the impossible but as a black box tester I can quite easily see from a defect tracker who is responsible for the introduction of defects when retesting, ...
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Does ETL knowledge /development help in testing career

I am working as a QA but now my team has put me into ETL. Will it help in testing if I learn ETL process? I want to pursue my career in QA
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How to test dynamic GPS location in mobile

How to test my application for gps location without travelling in real time ? Problem behind my query : I am in need to test a travel based application where your location will change according to ...
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Verifying an unlimited number of combinations

We are in the process of changing our barcode format to Code 128 and use all kinds of "special" ASCII characters in the barcodes to maximize the data we can encode in it. A barcode scanner works like ...
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system testing and alpha testing

System test is done on a fully integrated system and is done at developers site by the testers team. Acceptance test is of two types : alpha and beta alpha is done at developers site and by the ...
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Recording data during tests execution

We have a quality processes department who are responsible for processes in our organization to meet FDA standards. It seems though that they require more of us than is actually verified by FDA ...
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List and role of different types of testing environments

There are numerous of different testing environments that I have come across with, and ALL of them seem pretty useful and helpful but which ones are necessary. For example ... I have seen: ...
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How to add a script tag to the end of a URL which can be covered as a part of XSS Testing

I am trying to test a local website link for a possible XSS attack. Can you please help me looking for a solution in way that if i add some script tag to the end of the URL under test, then it either ...
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What is “Test Execution Wall Clock”?

Can anyone help me out with an answer for : What is " test execution wall clock " ? I have this information from a job description: These are the few questions which QA or Lead QA has to answer. Need ...
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Testing calendar dates in database

I'm testing a registration system which involves a sender sending a daily update file to be processed to update the database systems. In this file there is a date field, and if populated, the date ...
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Stubs and drivers in integration testing?

What are stubs and drivers in integration testing and when and how are they used?I know it comes under top down and bottom up approach respectively but I would like to have a real technology scenario ...