Questions tagged [excel]

Spreadsheet and data analysis software from Microsoft. Microsoft Excel has the basic features of all spreadsheets, using a grid of cells arranged in numbered rows and letter-named columns to organize data manipulations like arithmetic operations.

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Looking for an excellent example of using a spreadsheet for test case management

It is an unfortunate reality of our industry that many testers are stuck using a spreadsheet to manage their test cases. I wanted to ask (in a community wiki), what are some good techniques and ...
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Importing Test cases from Excel to TFS

I need to import test cases from Excel to TFS 2013. For this I have already gone through the link SQA and VSTS, but my issue is not getting resolved from these links. I can't use 'Test Case Migrator ...
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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 fetch data from Excel to Rational Function Tester (RFT) automation tool?

I'm new to automation testing and also to RFT tool. I tried record and playback by hard-coded values. Now I want to make my scripts dynamic. Hence I use Excel as an external file to fetch data. How ...
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exporting test cases from TFS MTM to excel

My company has recently migrated to TFS and I'm using Microsoft Test Professional 2015 (MTM) for my test cases. I have created my test plan with requirement based suites to log my test cases against, ...
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How to test an Excel macro that selects, groups, and counts data using SQL query?

This is the first time I encountered such a problem. There is an Excel table with a macro that selects data from the database using SQL query according to specific criteria. Data is grouped in ...
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How to use .xlsx Excel files as Data Source for Coded UI test?

I want to use ".xlsx" format Excel file as Data Source in my hand coding Coded UI test. The best information I get is found in MSDN: Creating a Data-Driven Coded UI Test, which has useful information ...
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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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Testing pdf/excel content with C#

Our site has a good number of reports that are using SSRS,Crystal and Excel. We are using C# with Selenium WebDriver. I have been searching for the best practices and best ways and tools to test the ...
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Element is currently not visible" random text fields

I am getting this error "Element is currently not visible" when I try to input into textbox which is visible I've created a script to signup and I am getting this error randomly sometimes on "password"...
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How to use java to access excel with selenium webdriver for data for tests

How to access excel files from selenium webdriver using Java ? I am new to selenium Webdriver, I have a scenario where I have to provide different sets of values to the different test case. Let, us ...
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Excel VBA: convert R1C1 notation to A1 notation

issue I'm a "data tester" and I test websites by writing SQL queries then using Excel to process the data and validate data during test execution Sometimes we want to use R1C1 nontation in our VBA (e....
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Ideas to implement offline smoke test for downloaded excel files

I run automated smoke tests for my web application, but until now, these tests are not covering offline excel spreadsheets that are downloaded by the user. I'm starting a study to find possible ...
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JUnit Framework - Selenium Webdriver - Excel Input Output - Apache POI

I would like to know, do we use Apache POI when interacting with Excel Files for Selenium Webdriver (under JUnit framework) or is there any better approach? Let me know if further clarity is ...
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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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Data Driven Framework Limitation

I am currently using a data driven framework for my automation testings with Excel. When I have more than 255 characters, in my Excel cell my tests fail. Are there any other alternatives with Excel ...
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appending data after reading from excel file in selenium web driver

I have written a script which reads data from excel file and I use sendKeys method to input that data to textbox. Now I want to append/concatenate data after reading from excel and than resultant ...
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Can people recomend ways to test Excel Spreadsheets?

I'm not talking about the simple ones here, but the Spreadsheets which sprout arms and legs and start walking about and having a life of their own. They will always exist. Can people suggest ...
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Unable to open an .xlsx file with script in Selenium WebDriver- Getting InvalidFormatException

I have a script that requires an excel spreadsheet to be downloaded from a website and opened- ending in an assertion that a certain value exists or not on the spreadsheet. Getting the following ...
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Selenium - How to copy entire excel column without using iterator

I'm new to selenium and I'm having following query. Query: Am working on a project where I need to copy 4000 values from an excel in a single go and I need to paste that in the list box of ...
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Test suite, Test plan, Test cases for Android application

I have been asked to learn about Test Plan, Test Suite, Black Box Testing, Test Cases. Can anyone guide me in which order should I start learning? And also what are the necessary test cases for ...
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Cannot get a STRING value from a NUMERIC cell. How can I resolve this issue in selenium webdriver using POI?

I am trying to read data from an excel sheet and write on my application.But shows an error while trying to pass a numeric value using string. Please suggest me how can I resolve the issue. Please see ...
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Selenium framework using C# and excel

I am new to automation (Selenium ). I am working as manual tester and recently got a task related to selenium automation. I have basic knowledge of selenium and very good knowledge of C#. I can ...
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Auto Increment Test Case Number in Excel when New Test Case is Added

I am stuck with one issue which needs your help. Because of some bad requirement i am supposed to write my test cases in excel. Now Each Test case has a Serial Number. Because the test cases are more ...
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When submitting a form by fetching values from excel file it is showing Internal Server Error

When submitting a form by fetching values from excel file it is showing Internal Server Error but when I put static values in code and run it successfully submits the form without any error. Here is ...
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Alternative to MTM and excel for tracking manual test plans

We use to execute tens of manual tests plans sessions for identifying the build to be marked as release candidate and we mainly use Microsoft Test Manager and Excel. Both of them are fine but have ...
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Excel worksheets: summarize a bunch of sheets using indirect [closed]

Current scenario I'm a data tester, and I test insurance contracts, and each policy has many "roles", "features", "history items" etc. A standard SQL query with all data joined will return 20-30 rows ...
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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 Microsoft....
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How can I change the dates used in TFS 2010 SharePoint portal's burndown excel chart?

We have a TFS 2010 project (MSF Agile v5.0 template) project, the SSRS reports for burndown allow us to specify start and end dates for the current iteration, but the project portals excel charts ...
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Function to write 2 D Array from java into Excel [closed]

I am writing a function which accepts array data as input,and according to the size of array I am filling to excel sheet. Also let me know is there any method get column size of array as array.leght ...
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Zephyr to Test Rail migration - Is it possible?

We are currently looking at Testrail as an alternative to using the Zephyr plugin within JIRA as Testrail looks to give us better test case and reporting management than Zephyr does. Currently faced ...
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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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How to browse Excel file in JMeter?

Use case : I need to import orders from Excel file. I need to browse a Excel file.
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How to fetch data from UI and passing those data as input for selenium script?

Scenario: I have to read input from UI and based on the input i have to run my selenium script. Earlier i prepared a jar file for the same and was inserting values for the script from excel and ...
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How to create test cases in order to test columns in an excel file?

I have to test an excel file which generated by the system. This file has around 40 columns in it. Do I have to create test cases for each column separately in order to test? File ...
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POM Model -Fetching mobile number from excel sheet like 9.5512395512E9

Working on Page Object Model by using Data driven Framework, fetching data from Excel sheet.When executing the test script the mobile number displays like 9.5512395512E9. In excel sheet Original ...
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Import Testresults to HP ALM with Excel AddIn

My question is, as mentioned in the headline, is it possible to import testresult from Excel into HP ALM? Explanation: My current task is to import all Testcases/results from Word/Excel to HP ALM. ...
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Update value in column using Apache POI

I'm writing to an existing xlsx file using Apache POI. The code updates the value in two columns, and depending on the input it may update the value for more than 1 row as well. As you can see, after ...
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Is there any default defect template available, so that we can fill the sheet and upload to QC directly with all defects by the End of the day

We are forced to use HL ALM QC to raise defects. Currently we were using Rally to raise defects for Agile projects. But now on, we need to use HP QC, to raise the defects. For rally, i have created my ...
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Cannot get a text value from a numeric cell

Cannot get a text value from a numeric cell while reading numeric data from an xlsx file in apache poi excel read, the following is the code snippet to read data from excel I've mix of columns ...
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Adding a threshold amount to an Excel formula for validation

I'm using Excel to highlight differences in two outputs that should be the same. My problem is that even if they're different by a value of 0.001 (which is technically correct), I want to add a ...
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Export option is not available in HP ALM 12

I have successfully installed HP ALM Excel add-in. I am able to import test cases to ALM successfully. But when I am about to export test case then no Export option is available in the menu. Can you ...
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How do you store test data into nosql document database for quick read?

I am currently migrating our currently test data that is stored in excel files to a database. Because the type of data in the test results are going to grow we decided to go with nosql instead of sql. ...
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Display error while generating excel report using TestNG

I am trying to generate excel file for displaying TestNG report into excel sheet. For that I created simple program for creating excel sheet and display static data, but it's displaying error
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how to use excel data with selenium webdriver? [closed]

i am on Beginning stage in SELENIUM. Now, i am trying functional testing on selenium web-driver. As driving EXCEL data is very essential on functional testing, i am struggling a lot in this are. ...
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What happens to the excel output of a Quality Center Traceability Matrix with 20,000+ test cases?

The max number of columns that Excel 2010 can support is 16,384. In the traceability matrix that's generated by excel, each test case is placed in a column. We have over 20,000 test cases (all of ...
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Setting Date & Time in java

I am working on report generation, for generating i need date&time[time stamp] telling when the report is generated, for this purpose i have created a method which returns formatted date time ...
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How to write a java programme to find unique patterns by removing duplicates for API urls?

How to write a java program to find unique patterns for API URLs? Note: I have a file which contains 10000 API URLs with duplicates api.csv: http://abc.com/XMLFeed?clientkey=abtc&type=Products&...
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Is it possible to restrict images from loading using selenium web-driver? [closed]

I'm using excel selenium to scrape some information from pages with lots of images. Is it possible to make the browser don't load the images of the page? So it could be more faster.