Questions tagged [manual-testing]

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What sections should a high quality Bug report contain? [duplicate]

I am a newbie in testing and i just write in the bug report, the pre-requisites , actual results and expected result section under "description". Other testers say that my report is not professional ...
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How can a Tester use Heuristics effectively to generate good test ideas?

I have tried to use Test design Heuristics to guide my strategy for test design. For instance, during exploratory test session, I use different tours like file tour, menu tours. Can you give real-...
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How to give answer when asked “most memorable bug of career”? [duplicate]

How to frame my answer in interview when asked about most memorable bug in my career??
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Writing regression test cases for already developed application [duplicate]

We have a web application which has been developed in last 8 months now released to production. Now we are adding new features and doing bug fixes. However the existing QA team has not written any ...
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How Does Test Planning Differ for Manual and Automation Projects?

I am now into automation projects. So can anyone help how the test plan will differ from manual and automation projects.?
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Our company's website is IPv6 ready. What all testing I should perform?

Our company's website is mostly static. For Example we have: Home Page About Us Partners Career Join Us Join Us - we collect the data and call back potential leads. This website is said to be ...
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Data ingestion testing

In one of my project that I am working on, data source is a file and the data in file has to be copied in Impala (Hadoop). Development work is already done and I need to figure out a testing strategy ...
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Do you test methods that return queries from the database?

I just want to know if you test the output of a query with unit testing. Is this considered good practice? For example you have a method getUsers() getUsers(){ // Overly simplified return ...
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When can a QA tester start their job?

According to SDLC Process, testing by QA testers only stars at 'Testing' phase. Is that saying before 'Testing' phase, QA testers have no work to do. When can a tester actually start his/her job ? ...
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How unit testing helps QA testers?

I've faced this question in an interview..But I couldn't answer it well... Actually, I don't know the exact and professional answer for this one...Can anyone please help
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The best way to summarize QA reporting?

We all know the problem, we have a reporting for the unit test, which is then usually sent as a warning "Build is not running" via email. We have a reporting for automated acceptance test, we have an ...
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Exploratory testing or SBTM in the Sprint Planning?

I would like to include SBTM in our sprint. Ask with, of course, many questions. Where is the difference to explorative testing? Is more worthwhile an explorative test with timebox? What times should ...
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Should only Software Testers be blamed for serious production defects?

I work as QA engineer whose responsibility is primarily testing the functionality of a financial web application and database testing to some extent. I have miss some critical defects in the past ...
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How to write test cases for the problem that is explained below

In an application, there are three statuses: tourist, traveler, and explorer. Tourist traveled more than 15 days in a year becomes a traveler. Tourist traveled more than 25 days in a year becomes an ...
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There is any play/App store app available that only give the performance of specified of app?

Can we do manually performance testing for mobile application? There is any play/App store app available that only give the performance of specified of app. So that we can record the performance of ...
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Is it possible to create a test case in Excel that includes a call to a template test case and load via the Add In?

Is it possible to create a test case in Excel that includes a call to a template test case and then upload the test case via the Add-in? If so, how do I format the call so that it loads successfully?
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What may be the edge cases for testing a feature that is designed to ensure correct delivery of orders via 'OTP/QR code submission'?

We are planning to roll out a feature that sends either an OTP to the end customer at the time of dispatch of an order or implements a QR code to ensure that the order is delivered to the correct ...
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What are the possible manual test cases for captcha

There is registration page we have introduced captcha to, and we need to test it manually - what are the possible test cases for captcha?
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How do you test translations are correct?

In our application, we have a bunch of translations in different languages, in English, German, Arabic, and Spanish. I think, 100% Unit testing coverage can be useful to check the translations, ...
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Creating Test Data in Excel Sheet for complex search function

I'm creating test data for search function in a mobile app. But the search function is little bit tricky. Let me give an example. We have mobile app which we can buy dogs. in this mobile app we have ...
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What is the difference between Partial Oracle and Self checks as oracle?

I was going through a book on software testing where I found these two terms. However both the definition said the same thing quoting which Oracles that check results without reference to predicted ...
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How do I test a ranking system?

Let us assume we have 3 students in a class who have secured the below marks. =============================================== | | Maths | English | Science | Rank | |-------------------------...
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Certify in writing that your software will work flawlessly

A client pays you for a job and on delivery he wants you to assure him in writing that your software will work flawlessly. What if that software is for an airplane;do you deliver it with a notice of '...
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How to ask better questions as QA to business analyst regarding functional specs to add value?

As a manual software tester, i ask a lot of questions/queries to my team's business analysts in email. For ex, there are some UI or functionality changes implemented, then i have queries both before ...
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How to verify and generate a report ADA compliance in a website

We have a requirement that a particular website need to be tested for ADA Compliance and we need to generate a report with non compliance and solution to fix that. Any help how to process this ...
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Possible cases for Voice Translator

Can anyone share their experience testing this product? Or can advise best practice. What can be tested in addition to the more or less logical translation, the number of supported languages, the ...
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What are probable interview questions for 5-8 years experienced manual QA Role?

I am senior QA enginner working as Manual tester with some basic selenium knowledge. I want to switch company & in process of preparing for interview.
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Need help with XML Testing. 2

In our project, related to Big Data. On daily basis we receive 20 to 30 xml files and using hive/pig scripts the XML are loaded to database. The files are placed outside Hadoop environment. ...
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Possible scenarios for a periodic task that is run daily at 11:40 PM to process a data set available globally

I'm testing an e-commerce website and there is a deviation that is occurring on a daily basis for a periodic task that runs daily at 11:40 PM. In essence, what this task does that it picks all orders ...
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Can we replace everything with automation or do we need manual testing? [duplicate]

I have seen arguments that we should automate all our tests, and I have seen arguments that manual testing is necessary. I don't know which one to believe. Is it even possible to automate all tests? ...
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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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How much manual testing does an automation tester perform in their job?

My manager has a mindset that automation engineers can be appointed a manual or automation project with same level of efficiency expectations. I certainly can do good enough at manual testing but ...
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Unable to enter in dynamic textfield

Trying to enter pin number in dynamic textfield. Pin number option get change each time once website loaded. <input type="password" maxlength="1" class="input-pin input-validation-error" ...
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Testing specifics of GraphQL API endpoints

I'm used to testing "regular" REST API endpoints on daily basis, but currently I got into my first GraphQL API endpoint and I'm wondering are there any specifics that I should be aware of that are ...
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Traceability Matrix

I was wondering whether I could get you guys help on this page : https://www.guru99.com/traceability-matrix.html I understand the concept thats being explained but I'm stuck on finishing the rest of ...
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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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Is there any reason why preventing Disposable Email Address used to sign up? [closed]

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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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 ...