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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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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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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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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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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Alpha Testing via Company Testing Day?

In a server-client environment we want to test / observe interaction of several clients and stress of the server. As it's a product the whole company is familiar with (we use it ourselves), I've ...
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Waterfall QA testing

As a QA learner I want to know about some methods. Now I am learning about waterfall testing methodology. Need to know details about the testing process of waterfall methods. I have learnt some topic ...
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what is quality assurance? [closed]

What we are going to verify in quality assurance stage? & what we are not going to verify? like wise what are we going to check in quality control stage? what are we not going to test on quality ...
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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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What are the leading policies on limiting bug reporting redundancy?

Currently automated reports run on recurring monitors based on user encounters. At the start the automated errors were for the most part useless because there were 400 low priority bugs, 50 major, two ...
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What are the different test scenarios to be checked for giving license to a client

i have a web app .License is given to the customer to use it.What could be the possible test scenarios that has to be checked before deploying it.I have found out a few 1)Change the server time zone ...
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QC Report: Which test cases have not been linked to at least one test set?

I am still pretty new here, but couldn't find an answer so far. I want to know if there are any test cases (if possible of a specific folder in the Test Plan) that have not been linked to a test set, ...
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How do I use PSR.exe - all the time or when replicating a problem?

I'm going to be running a software testing session in the near future. It will be a whole day of hands-on testing by a group of users. I'm thinking of using Problem Steps Recording (psr.exe) but am ...
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How to test database as a manual tester?

I have just joined as a Junior QA and am learning how to test web apps. However, I have stumbled onto the point where I am not aware of the database testing. What are some tools that are under use ...
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I'm researching Test Case Management tools for my company. I'd love to hear pros and cons of your favorites and why

I'm currently researching test case management tools for my company; I'd like to give my development team visibility into what the testing status is, and also I'd like to have some accountability ...
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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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Question in relation to equivalence class testing

I'm trying to do revision on past paper questions on equivalence class testing and this is a question I'm getting rather confused about. As I understand it, there are three bits to defining this ...
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What are some different styles of writing test cases? [closed]

For instance, i have to make test cases for a Login Page. I see that all testers have their own style of creating test cases.. they use different words and different sentences. what are some unique ...
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Is this system testing or end-to-end testing? How would I do system testing if it's not?

We have a windows desktop client(a branched version from main branch) 2-tier software that uses data source in sql server. I'm supposed to do system testing for this software at work. The software ...
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Outage Tracking Tool

Is there any open source tool to track application outages/downtime? I work in a testing project and sometimes due to some anomalies we can't do the normal system testing. I need a tool to track ...
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clicking a link that loads the chrome debugger with errors

I have an issue with a delete item link in my webpage. It is supposed to do nothing (after some conditions become true) but I noticed that the chrome debugger is generating internal server errors ...
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Is There a Patch in Microsoft Test Manager to Allow for Editing Tests While Running

I am in a project which uses Microsoft Test Manager for running tests. Although a fairly solid piece of software, it lacks some functionality that other test management software has. One feature I ...
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How does one debug PHP in jQuery Mobile?

When a PHP error occurs in jQuery Mobile, jQuery Mobile issues a popup box that reads "Page Error." This is great, but not conducive to debugging because I can't see what the error is. How can I see ...
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How to reproduce “Multiuser Concurrency Problems” in testing environment with limited resources

Scenario: In case of simultaneous usage by multiple users the cookie based login sometimes gets overridden causing one user to see other users information. Session is completely cookie based and ...
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What is a suitable web site for multi-devices testing

When our web site was finished, we were tasked to test it with all devices. Some devices are not allowed, but for the ones that are I use a virtual devices site online. The problem is some sites do ...
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Type of direct and indirect Testing in software testing

I have been asked in interviews What are direct and indirect scenarios in Testing?. Can anyone put some light on this question. I search on google but do not satisfied with answer.
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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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Generating emails with inline images [closed]

I need to figure out how to get a diverse sample of emails with inline images in them. Our web application has to be able to identify inline images in email and then display the email and image in a ...
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How to report an issue to Developer about a bug that occurs seldom

I am getting an app exiting issue once in ten times.Could any one tell me how to report this issue to developer .Since i am not sure of exact step in which app is getting exited.
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Software with bugs for practice.

can someone give me a program which has bugs for practice. I already have a strong theoretical knowledge and now i would like to use this knowledge in practice.
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Advice required qa & testing

I have seen this question in forum before, still I am putting this, sorry for that. I have work experience of 5yrs in manual testing mobile applications. Basically I'm searching a new job with a good ...
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What are the possible test scenario's to test a Text field?

Consider the text field accepts alpha-numeric characters. What could be some unique and out of the box test scenario's/cases that could be useful in finding an important defect.
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Writing Test cases in an agile approach

I use to develop test cases in the traditional way by defining the following for each test senario:- Test case name. “View Current Transaction” Pre-condition. Valid “Username & password” The ...
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Is it functional or invalid input test?

I have a screen with a "I agree" check box and the "Next" button. I tested it in the following way: Do not select a check box. Click "Next". Expect an alert message is shown. Is this functional ...
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Fresh to Software SQA

I've been working in SQA field for a year now, and basically I used only black box methods. What advice can you give me to enhance my skills? Recently I have started learning Jmeter Apache for load ...
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How to test a system that is part of a bigger system?

I have experience testing from a business perspective but I'm currently working in an system which is a small part of a bigger system, so I don't have a clear vision of the entire business value flow. ...
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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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When we use adhoc testing? Which model is used for this…? [closed]

Example: You are going to test a web application. Client saying us to follow the waterfall model for developing the application? Now my question is what are all the testing you have conducted for ...
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How to manage to learn Selenium, Jmeter on your own so that you could use it to your best knowledge on your new automation role

I arrived UK this august and was looking for jobs here into functional testing, but i have been called for an role which has functional testing, automation testing(Selenium), Performance Testing(J ...
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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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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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Where should a test server be hosted?

Should a test server be hosted locally or on the internet ? What are the pros/cons? I have seen people do both. What is best practice?
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Which is the Most Important Skill of a Great Tester?

As a tester, I try to analyze things, think logically, look for clarity and create new ideas. What one skill is the greatest and most effective for an expert software Tester. Skill that is the secret ...
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How testing of Banking/Insurance Domain is different then any other website testing?

I have been in software industry for a long time now. I have seen that experience in Banking Domain(tested banking websites e.g. Axis bank, Yes Bank etc)or Insurance Domain asked separately as a skill ...
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Verify value range of data in an Excel sheet

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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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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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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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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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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What are the Job Responsibilities of a White Box Tester?

Do white box tester only test code coverage, branching condition, looping conditions or do they also perform some coding on the project? what are the skills needed to become an expert white box ...