Quality Center (QC) is an HP software product for managing testing.

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Alternatives to HP Quality Center for small business

Which are the alternatives today? Not only freeware, but tools affordable for a development team of 3-5 men. I like the structure and flexibility of HP QC, so a similar tool would be nice to have.
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Should I try the evaluation version of HP Quality Center?

I'm trying to determine if I should spend some time working with a trial version of HP Quality Center. For a number of reasons, my time is very valuable to me right now both at work and in my ...
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Open source code to upload test results into HP QC/ALM?

Is there some open source code, available to upload test results into HP QC via their api, or will I need to write something myself? Ideally via REST, so it can be done from non-windows machines.
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Downloading resource from HP Quality Center REST API

Do you know if there's a way to download the contents of test resources (files) using RESTful API? I can see the contents of the resources: ...
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What resources will help me understand the data model for QC 10.0 in order to write my SQL queries?

I am a fresher in Quality Center 10.0 HP software testing tool. As per my understanding in order to generate reports from QC and to troubleshoot the scenarios, we need to write SQL queries in the QC ...
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Excel template for creating/retrieving/updating defects in quality center

Has anyone tried using an Excel template/macro for updating defects in Quality Center? Currently, I can use the Excel add-in to create new bug reports and then upload it to QC. But afterwards, I'd ...
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How to change status of all test cases in QC test lab

In QC, How to change status of all test cases(including all steps) together. I need to make a large set of test cases "pass" in one go, hope there would be some query which can do this.
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Tracking defect time to fix

Wondering how other people are handling this, because with the teams I work with we are runnning into issues when tracking when our defects are being worked on. What we do now is fill out an ...
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Where are defects stored in the HP ALM Database?

Starting to look into writing my own reports by extracting ALM data into excel. After looking through the HP documentation on the ALM Database I can't find any table that shows where they are storing ...
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How to export test cases from test plan in QC

We use QC for test management tool in our project. Usually we write test cases & test steps in spreadsheets and load into QC using 'Export to QC' excel add-in. We have a set of test cases already ...
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How to filter with on column1 OR column2 in Quality Center?

Quality Center allows filtering in the defects view. Is it possible to filter on column1 = "value1" OR column2 = "value2", showing the union of the two filters?
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Quality Center - specifying the version in which a test set or a test were executed

My team is part of a project that is practicing the SCRUM methodology. We use continuous integration server to build our product. One of the requirements is to run our integration tests at least once ...
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How to filter QC test plan grid view to tests in specific folder tree

Given a test plan tree with test cases in folders and subfolders. How do I filter the grid view to only display all tests in a specific folder tree? Intention: update a field of these tests
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(QTP/UFT) How do I use a test's input action parameters to parameterize a test?

I am working with HP Unified Functional Testing 11.52. In my example below, I'd like to use the test's input action parameters "C1" and "C2" in Action1. Here is the code in action 1, it is just 1 ...
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How can I “play” with QualityCenter OTA API without having a QC server?

I am in the process of developing an application that uses QC OTA API, and although I find OTA API Reference a good place to start, I really need to have a server I could connect to/try things out on. ...
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In HP Quality center 9.2, Manual run Popup window is coming but immediately minimizing and not able to open to execute the each steps of test case

In HP Quality center 9.2, when start running the test set In test lab module, Selecting the test case of test set and click on Run->Manually Run. then the 'Manual run:" Popup window is coming but ...
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Automate linking of requirements with test plan items

We are using HPQC on our project. I am new to the tool. I have an Excel sheet with the test plan ID and their related requirement IDs. The manual process is very time consuming. How do I automate the ...
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QC via REST API

I'm trying to update defects in quality centre using their REST API from a curl-based script. So far, I've managed to authenticate, store the cookie, and retrieve a defect's data from QC. My ...
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How can I export test step description as plain text?

I'm using an Excel report from Analysis view to export the design steps to Excel: SELECT DESSTEPS.DS_DESCRIPTION FROM DESSTEPS However, DESSTEPS.DS_DESCRIPTION field looks like this: <html> ...
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How to copy paste from OneNote to Quality Center?

Steps: Select a block of text in OneNote. Copy to clipboard Paste in Quality Center (defect description field or actual box of manual runner) Expected result: text is pasted in Quality Center. ...
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ISO standards implement in Software Quality assurance/testing

Please help that how to implement the ISO standards in SOFTWARE QUAILTY"" if any one has any template about these, share me please. I have read about the ISO/IEC 9126 but don't know how to implement ...
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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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Find the bugs related to test a run in Quality Center via database query

I'm able to query a HPQC database to retrieve execution information from the TEST and STEP tables. I'm also able to query for defect information from the BUG tab. But, I'm struggling to find a way ...
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Analysis of test steps in HP ALM

Using HP Application Lifecycle Management v11 to track testing, defects, etc. Within this web app they have analysis features that let you create graphs/reports for defects/tests/test instances. Does ...
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Test status got changed to 'Outdated' in Quality Center. How to change to Ready?

I deleted some Business components and consolidated tests in Quality center. Then I consolidated them again and created the Business components back. Now, the status of those testscripts got changed ...
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QC: How to get the Requirements Folder structure using OTA?

I'm trying to pull the Requirements folder structure from QC using C#. The OTA has a built in treeview for testplans but not for requirements. So far I'm able to pull all the folder under root but all ...
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Adding VBA Reference in QC Post Processing Script

I have a VBA script which i want to run in the post processing section of the QC 11 Excel Reports generator (using the UI, not the API). This script uses the Dictionary object in the ...
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How to calculate the number of tests in a test set in QC?

I have tests split to few test sets under the same folder. I can use the Live Analysis tab in order to see the number of tests in the folder. I wonder how can I see a number of tests per test set? ...
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Attaching a defect to a blocked Test Case in QC

In QC there is an option to set a "Blocked" status for a testing scenarios which are unable to be tested due to a blocking defect. I wonder if there is an option to attach the actual blocking defect ...
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Updates to scripts in test lab

It's been my understanding that when using Test Lab in Quality Center, if changes are made within a script, i.e data/ criteria change those updates DO NOT go backwards and update the the case in Test ...
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Excel Add In for Quality Center won't run in 64 bit excel - is there a workaround?

Our company recently upgraded everyone to Office 2010, the 64 bit version. This broke the functionality of the HP Excel ADD IN for Quality Center that I had been using. I prefer to write my test cases ...
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How to I find number of test cases executed for a period and number of test cases executed by tester in QC

How to I find number of test cases executed for a period and number of test cases executed by tester in QC, please explain in me in detail as I am novice to QC
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How to find QC removed test scripts and bring them back

How to find out the vanished test scripts of a particular test set in a test lab of the QC. How to bring them to the normal view as before. Please refer to the work around perfomed for this issue and ...
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Test Manager. QC vs TFS

My department is currently looking at a QA test manager. On top of that we currently use VS and TFS on the development side of the house. We're looking to implement QC or TFS as the test manager and ...
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How to keep test cases synced with HP ALM after refactoring?

We're planning to automate test synchronization between HP ALM QC and our TestNG test cases. We want to keep them synced in the following scenarios: Test adding: When creating TestNG test, a test ...
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Quality Center: Test Lab always showing the stats as Not Completed

Running the test set from the Test Lab always showing the stats as Not Completed but when the same test is run using QTP or when the same script is opened in QTP and run, the status is show as Pass in ...
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Is it possible to connect to a Test Resource in HP ALM as a database?

I know how I can connect to an Excel sheet as a database using the ADO objects, but as it is, I need to download the spreadsheet from Test Resources and store it locally. How can I connect to the ...
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Modifying multiple Test Cases status [duplicate]

Sometimes I have a list of test cases in the Test Lab and I want to their Status to be changed. Is there any neat way to do it except of just going and doing that one by one?
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QC to QAComplete migration experience [closed]

Wanted to get inputs on experience in migrating QC to QAComplete. Please can you share your inputs and share your email contact if you are ok to receive specific questions thanks, Vimal
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Quality Center: How to check if a test is already included in any requirement [closed]

How can I check that a specific Test Case is already included in any of the existing requirements? Currently I see no other way rather than going through all the requirements and trying to locate this ...
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Create defect template in Quality Center

We are using Quality Center 10.00 Enterprise edition and I should have admin rights to my current project. I would like to create a template for new defects, but can't find where to write the ...
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How can I uninstall HPQC 11 Client?

Simple question. The answer from the Official Installation Guide: Go to http://h20230.www2.hp.com/selfsolve/document/KM176290 and download a tool for uninstalling (nice). Going there (right ...
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In QC, under the Dashboard module can reports be saved in .csv format?

In QC - Dashboard module - I have a report which has huge data that exceeds Excel limit. Is there a way to save it in .CSV format?
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Modifying a called in test case

How do you modify a test case that has been used as a call in for other tests? In other words, if I have a test case that I want to modify or delete, how can I tell if it has been used as a call in ...
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Test Lab execution status does not pass back to Test Plan exec status for few scripts

The Execution status of scripts is different in Test lab and test plan ,seems the execution status is not getting updated for some scripts in test plan . the scripts are passed in test lab but in ...
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How to export the test cases with design steps from test plan in QC (HP ALM Quality Center 11.52)

When I downloaded the test case from the test plan in QC then all the test cases field are downloaded except the test case design steps. Can you please give me some solution of this problem. Thanks. ...
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Looking for failed test runs with a solved defects, to do a retest

I am looking for all test cases in the TestLab which have solved defects and don't have the run status 'passed'. To do this, I used the dashboard and build the following report: SELECT BG_BUG_ID, ...
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What is the best way to move or copy test cases that have not been executed from one folder to another?

I am using HP ALM 11.0. I have to copy a test set in test lab of QC from one folder to another but I want to preserve the status of the test cases in the new test set. When I tried to copy and paste ...
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How to filter defects that are linked to test instances with 'blocked' status in Quality Centre

I need to generate a report from the dashboard view of Quality Center to get all the blocking defects in my test sets. Meaning, I want to filter the list of defects that are linked to test instances ...
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In QC10, how can I find outdated tests?

IN HP QC 10, I'm looking to find all tests that have not had their design steps altered in the last 6 months. Having trouble finding the correct table and query to do this..... Thanks,