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Questions tagged [manual-testing]

Can also be described as "interactive testing" - used for any question involving testing performed by humans or with human intervention.

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How to Write a Software Feature List [on hold]

A customer has asked us to provide the Software feature list at the time of delivery, Could anyone help me with this, Searched all around on Internet but all the information seems to be confusing ...
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What are the Best Practices for structuring a Test Plan

When working at small organisation in a small IT team gaining maturity with a one person test team. Using Test Manager in VSTFS 2015, what are the best practices for test plan structure? The Team ...
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test conditions for prepopulated email

“In the web form, the email field will be pre-populated on page load with the email address given in the URL ‘email’ parameter. If the ‘email’ parameter doesn’t exist the field will be Empty.”
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time coordination web application testing

Suppose you have to test the following time coordination web application. The application has two pages Page A: i. User sets a time zone from the drop down ii. User selects a date and then selects a ...
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Is there any reason why preventing Disposable Email Address used to sign up?

I've been tested some of websites and apps, and I noticed that some of them preventing user to Sign Up using Disposable Email Address First things come to my head, this can be used to join an event ...
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Blocked Vs. Incomplete Test Case Status

What types of things define whether you should mark a test case as Incomplete versus Blocked? i.e. no Data to use the Sorting/Filtering lack of Users with Correct permissions etc. I searched and ...
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Name for exploratory “role play” testing?

Our company produces a business-to-business software which is (more or less) a social network for companies. Every now and then, we organize some kind of "Role Play session" for testing the software. ...
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How do I convert Selenium web element to string?

To find my element, I used: String text = driver.findelement(By.xpath("xyz")); But it throws an error of type casting. I tried to use the code below to cast the element to a string: Driver.gettext(...
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Open source software suitable for learning testing?

I am working on a little software testing course and I am searching for a good "software guinea pig" to be used as a running example and as a subject for various exercises. The target audience for the ...
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What is major task in test planning?

A test plan is a record enumerating the destinations, target advertise, inward beta group, and procedures for a particular beta test for a product or equipment item. The arrangement commonly contains ...
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How to effectively document / manage existing manual test cases?

Recently, I came across a feature that had been tested before. This ticket was assigned to me on Jira, there was no mentioning of any previous testing on this ticket. After I discovered a few issues ...
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Functional Testing - How do you track your test cases?

So I'm the sole-developer maintaining a software project owned by a non-profit. Being the sole CS guy on the project, I'm finding myself wearing many different hats. One of those is of your typical ...
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Testing ideas for video recording feature

We recently implemented a video recording feature to our application. Its specs are: Video should be available to all iOS users Video should be available on both iPad and iPhone A user can record and ...
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How to structure the test suite in test management tool

Im using Testlink as our test management tool. We are using in agile environment How to structure our test cases as test suite in our test management tool. Also how to maintain the tracerbility We ...
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What is the advantage of choosing testing as compared to other career paths in Software Industry?

I have had many people tell me that I made a big mistake by choosing QA path in IT industry and that I will never get opportunities to grow as compared to developers and database experts. Please ...
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How do you test, auto-logout after 60 minutes?

Our system implements that the user with out activity for 60 minutes should be logged-out of the system. How do I test this? Do i need to test it manually? Wait for 60 mins? Is there a tool that I ...
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How to not load api from a given URL? [closed]

A customer wants a specific error code when certain apis fail to load. I am thinking of blocking the URL where apis come from. I was given the task to verify our developers have implemented the ...
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How to properly test Cordova.js solutions?

I've crafted small testing guide for Cordova.js powered application that want to use. We are a small team without any testers, so want to know if this flow below is good enough or I don't see ...
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Test strategy and Test scenarios for data-migration testing

We are converting one of our standalone windows application to a web application, Once this is completed we need need to do a data migration . How to prepare test strategy for this ? What are the ...
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ISTQB question: Statement and Decision coverage

READ A READ B READ C IF C>A THEN IF C>B THEN PRINT "C must be smaller bla bla.." ELSE PRINT "Proceed to next stage" ENDIF ELSE PRINT "B CAN BE SMALLER THEN C" ENDIF Could someone explain to me ...
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Difference between Test Cycle and Test Suite, in qTest

I am trying to navigate qTest for the first time and get a good understanding of the application. What is the difference between a Test Cycle and a Test Suite as described by qTest's Test Execution ...
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How can we write a Junit testcase for Buffer Reader methods of Java?

I have java code which works as a lexical analyzer. So, we pass some input to the program such as "ABC", 123 and it categorizes them as String or Numeric constant etc. The arguments to be passed are ...
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How to resolve high priority issue at the time of delivery [duplicate]

What will you do if you find a high priority bug and your client wants to deploy the software after knowing that critical bug and you don't have your Developer to fix that bug he is on vacation?
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How to properly test manually a web app

I need to test a web application. I dont know how to do automated tests so I want to do manual tests. However I would like to do the tests with some formality and quality. For this context it seems ...
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New to Management Information testing

I am starting a new role as a Management Information tester. Can someone give me some beginners advice please. I keep hearing source and target? What exactly does this mean?
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Bugged Mobile App To Test

I am looking for some bugged apps in order to perform functional test training and/or test some techniques. I found some resources like this, or a list of web application like it. However these are ...
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Need suggestions for testing a pencil drawing feature

We are working on a pencil draw feature that serves as an assisting tool for an online quiz software. Basically you can think of it as a pencil and a sheet of paper in real life. You can use this ...
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Want to move to testing after having almost 7 years of development experience

I am having almost 7 years of experience as a developer and would like to know if I can move to testing without having any experience in it except for Unit testing ofcourse. My reasons for moving to ...
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What may be the edge cases for testing a 'Payment link in SMS' feature?

We are testing a new feature that is about to get released in a few days and most of the testing has been done by the team. The feature in essence is about payment link being sent in SMS to end ...
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How to Reduce the Technical Debt of 1000 manual test cases?

I want my team to move away from manual testing as much as possible. As part of that I want us to automate around 1000 manual test cases. Some of these tests are for legacy features, which don't even ...
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How to evaluate a candidate skills for purely manual testing [duplicate]

Is there any well-defined process to be followed in evaluating a candidate for manual testing?
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How to compare two files without looking at the contents

The same file was loaded in to two different environments, and I need to compare the outputs (without opening them up) My only thought is to compare the file size - because if they're both 5726kb ...
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Would anyone be able to help a fellow Tester out? [Twitter Reqd] [closed]

Obviously this isnt a question as such, just a hopeful request for assistance. I wonder if you might consider helping a fellow QA/Tester out and asking your follows to vote for me (Rob Arnell) on ...
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Web broswer extension/Softwares that act like VSTS Microsoft Test Manager

my team is currently developing a web app and I would say it is currently 80% to what reach what we really want. We are in an continual process to add new features, improve the user experience and fix ...
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Industrial standards for SQA framework for a non-technical QA team

I am seeking a software/platform that i can let my team use for QA in software development. So basically now we have a dev team working on new features and maintenence of our platform(a web app, but ...
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Need some advice on testing a logic engine

I'm putting together a test plan to test a logic engine that takes input from a user in forms of answers to mainly closed questions. The engine then evaluates the answers against certain rules and ...
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How to plan both manual & automated testing in 2 weeks sprint?

After finishing writing manual test cases (lets say in 3 days) we submit to PO(Product Owner) for review. Now my question is, when to start manual testing and how (Might be based on our manual test ...
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What is the role or importance of Algorithms & Data structure in testing?

As per my understanding, use of DS/Algos is to solve some problems.No doubt DS/Algos are rarely coded directly in your daily work in test automation here is my question do we have the use of DS/Algos ...
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Alternative to browsershots.org for taking screenshots on multiple browsers on different platforms?

I'm working on a project where I have to test a javascript library's compatibility on mobile platforms in different browsers on the most recent versions of different mobile browsers. I have been long ...
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Test case design question

I would like to learn from you and know the way you would design scenarios and test cases for this form with 3 fields and a submit button. Form with 3 fields: ID field: minlength 7, maxlength 7 ...
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Need help with importing TestCases in to TestLink

I have hundreds of test cases in a spreadsheet that i like to import into TestLink. The version that i am using 1.9.16 moka pot does not support import of xls files. So i tried to create an xml schema ...
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How to investigate a bug of mandatory fields not being entered?

I'm working on a questionnaire which contains mandatory questions such as Date of Birth (three different drop downs are provided), plus a check box and some Yes/No type questions. Without answering ...
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What is the role of QA in testing an application having MicroServices architecture?

I have to test a software application which will be developed in Microservices architecture. What are the difference in testing an application developed using Microservices architecture rather than a ...
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How to design test cases for phone number and email input fields?

I'm trying to improve the design of test cases but I came across a different approach from some partners. For example, let's say there's a form to test, this form has 2 fields (phone and email) and a ...
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Possible Test cases for “We should allow user to have easy way to contact support via web site”

When writing test cases for "Contact us" link, what should I write for this requirement "We should allow user to have easy way to contact support via web site"
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Test cases for a weather widget

In one of my recent interviews, there was a question: Write the functional and non-functional test cases for a weather app / widget. Note: Test coverage is important than numbers. I wrote the ...
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Strategies for reliably reproducing bugs in a frontend Javascript applications

The Problem We have a React JS application which sometimes exhibits issues on certain browsers or computers. Currently we are prelaunch and have no customers. We also do not have a dedicated QA ...
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How should Software Testers improve the process of Requirements Analysis?

Whenever, i am working on my task of Analyzing the functional specification or requirements documents of any new Feature, enhancement or Defect fixes, I just go through what is clearly evident in the ...
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How to start with service virtualization ?

I have to create one POC on service virtualization. Can someone have idea about best site/blog where i can start and some open source tool which help me create a demo?
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Cloud device lab vs. in-house (physical) device lab

We are considering two options for our native mobile apps (Android and iOS) testing environments: Either rely on a cloud device lab (AWS device farm) or build our own in-house physical devices lab (...