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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to reuse test steps in HP ALM test plan?

I'd like to reuse the same sequence of steps in different test scenarious. For example, scenario of testing printing functionality and testing calculation functionality both need address entering. So ...
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RESTful JSON Web API Testing - what tools?

My company is working on its API which is RESTful JSON Web API. So far, all my testing was done using Selenium WebDriver. Starting from one and more tests I manage to create some sort of framework. ...
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Test Manager. QC vs TFS

My department is currently looking at a Quality Assurance test manager. On top of that we currently use Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server (TFS) on the development side of the house. We're ...
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How to change issue status from “In progress” to “Watchlist”?

I try to change status from In progress to Watchlist but it tells me that I don't have permission to go in that order.
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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 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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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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Conversion failed when converting the varchar value to data type int

I am writing this query in HP ALM 11.52 and facing the error "Conversion failed when converting the varchar value 'userid' to data type int" Query is select * from Testcycl join Audit_Log on ...
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How can I uninstall HPQC 11 Client? [closed]

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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Alternative for HP ALM (QC) + Jira

For a semi-large company that plans to move away from HP ALM, I'm looking for an alternative software management tool. At the moment HP ALM is not being used optimally and since it's expensive it's ...
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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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How to filter string values in HP-ALM with regexp-like syntax?

What kind of syntax is it possible to use in HP-ALM string filtering? For example something like this: *accounts?*(error|enter)*
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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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Does parent-child defect relationship exist in HP ALM

There is a situation when it whould be useful to have parent-child defect relationship: Parent defect: 'Print' button only creates blank word document (it should be filled in with data) Child ...
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Recommended Test Suite management software

I'm looking for a new test plan suite. I have used TestLink for years and this seems so outdated and slow. Price does not matter, open source, paid, etc. What I'm looking for is this: Fast (web ...
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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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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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Is it possible to filter on column1 = “value1” OR column2 = “value2”, showing the union of the two filters? [closed]

I have a requirement where in i have to filter the records and get the union of two columns in QC API. Need help if someone has tried and was successful. Thanks
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Is it possible to edit 'hard-value' parameters of 'Call to Test' in HP ALM?

When you create Call to Test there is a choice to set Actual Value of each parameter in called test (let's name it hard-value). If you do not specify the value it's possible to specify it in Test ...
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How to do filtering in 'Call to Test' dialog in HP ALM?

After pressing Call to Test button Select a Test dialog window opens. How to make filtering down to the desired folder (e.g. containing on different levels "03." & "Templates") so to save time ...
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Integration of selenium and HPQC

What are the options available for integrating Selenium web driver .net framework with HP QC. I know API is available from QC but I am looking for existing frameworks or tools that I can use for same. ...
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How can I set different parameters for two different calls to Call to Test in HP ALM

I have a test template Fill in account information with params: account_number, email_address. The template is calles in test Legal entity registration twice, and should be called with different ...