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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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 is manual testing different from one platform to another

I have been working as a Test Engineer for the past 4 years. Mostly I worked on Java and .net based web applications. I don't have any experience in testing the web sites developed with WordPress, ...
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How Six sigma is beneficial for a QA/tester?

I am a Quality Assurance Analyst. In order to expand my horizon I am studying Lean Six Sigma. I found it very interesting. I am trying my best to spare time to attend seminars and study books in order ...
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kanban tool and Mantis,Bugzilla

Can anyone please tell me the difference between kanban tool and Mantis, Bugzilla. Actually I am confused with the working of these tools.
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Test engineer embedded in development organisation

Has anyone here followed a model whereby a test engineer is embedded in the development organization? We are thinking of following a model where: Test engineer is embedded in the development ...
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Does Selenium depend on internet speed

I have a small question regarding selenium automation. I am using selenium automation for one website(live). Does its performance depend on internet speed?
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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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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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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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When to switch from “Debug” build testing to “Release” build testing?

At my company I sometimes have trouble with getting across to developers as to why we testers shouldn't be testing in "debug" towards the end of the project. That said I'm not quite sure WHEN we ...
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What type of questions should be asked if I am taking an an interview of QA / Testing Lead

I have to take an interview of a QA Lead. Can anybody give me suggestion as to what kind of questions should be asked apart from regular testing definitions and general questions like how to handle a ...
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click on the button/link by scroll to the element

I am searching with a keyword "Mobiles" in search box it given the 450 results now i want verify that whether it is displayed 450 products not . My problem is per page we are displaying the 30 ...
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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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Courses for non-IT people to study testing?

I am a non-IT student, but I want to enter into the IT world. Which courses do I have to study to get job in testing? What is the difference between QA tester and ISTQB tester? Which is the best ones? ...
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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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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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Positive and negative test cases for login page

One of the interviewer asked the below question: Tell me the best positive and negative test cases for Login page. Can any one provide me with the best answer?
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Which language would benefit in Software Testing career?

I'm Software Test Engineer and have 3+ years of experience. Still I haven't done any localization testing. As far I can guess, a tester should know the language to test the application for that ...
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Which is best for mobile application testing? Manual or Automation? [closed]

I am currently 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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Risk Management in Software Quality?

All who are working in Software Industry know that Risk Management is vital part of the Software Quality too. Even for non-IT industry Risk management is equally important, as the Risk might have high ...
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How to do manual testing for responsive designs on various resolutions in Internet Explorer,Google Chrome and Safari

I have a site testing for compatibility issues and responsive designs on IE,Chrome,Firefox,Safari. In Firefox the testing was completed with ease as it had the developer options and there by pressing ...
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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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Testing open boundary conditions

I have a software requirement like "User shall be give a warning if value entered is >100" The requirement does not speak anything about the higher value. So obviously it is an open boundary ...
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Agile Manual Testing: For the Tests that you CAN'T Automate?

So it seems not all tests can be automated, and for small teams the effort in creating or "Automating" manual tests might be more work than worth it in some cases. What then? Im trying to diverge ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...