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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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Should Software Testers say that functionality is “working fine” or should they say that “it seems/appears to working fine or looks good”?

As a blackbox tester, while giving my testing status to the management, i usually refrain from saying that a particular feature, enhancement of defect is "working fine" and say that it seems/appear to ...
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Smoke test vs Sanity test vs Regression test vs Re-Test

After a few years in software testing journey I have faced several testing types but when deal with manager's question like "Do we have to do Smoke/Sanity/Regression/Re-Test to ensure quality of ...
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Test Design Automation

I have downloaded an article from Dzone regarding Test Design Automation. I"m not quite understand what is Test Design Automation. Please enlighten me on this.
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What is the difference between equivalence partitioning and decision tables techniques

I need to know the different situations when can I use equivalence partitioning technique and when to use decision table technique. A lot of situation I feel that I can use equivalence partitioning ...
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Can I use state transition testing technique to test the change in the status field of a parcel

I have the following GIS requirement with the following business rules: Tool X (used by User1) is designed to change the parcel status from "Unallocated parcel" to "Proposed parcel". User1 select a ...
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How to do system testing of power window switches in real car environment

I am planning to write test specifications for verification, validation of power window switches: driver side: auto up/down, manual up/down, door lock, window lock passenger, rear right , rear left: ...
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How to test a video call

I have an Android app that allows to make video calls and I need to test the quality of the video and if both video streamings match correctly. How would you test it, in an automatic proccess? I ...
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Is seeding test data in e2e tests a correct approach?

We have this app where creating an account takes about 10-15 min and the process is really complicated. Thus we started using seed accounts which are basically already created accounts that are ...
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What to do if a found bug has already been reported?

Should I add it to bug tracker or not? How should I proceed? Should I ignore it?
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Are there any software for bug report for free download?

I'm writing bug reports by using Bug Tracker 2.9.1 version but after 50 reports, I need to pay money in order to continue using it. Are there any programs for bug reports which I can download for free?...
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Is there any standard formats available for test cases other than table?

I've written some test cases, but the only thing I know is the format of a table (with the expected results, actual results, pass/fail etc). Is there any standard formats available for test cases?
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How do we effectively use mind maps (or anything similar) to demonstrate key areas (to test & impacted) while planning testing of complex new feature?

I was recently testing a new feature that impacts all most the entire application. While I was trying to communicate the business impact to my team I found it difficult to emphasize on it by the ...
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Need help isolating a laptop camera related issue (camera does not start on Chrome, but would otherwise work fine, only happens to 1 tester)

We are testing the upload camera video functionality on a website, however a tester from my team for some reason has a Chrome issue with her camera not turning on whenever she clicks the button on the ...
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How different it is to manually test a web application which is developed using MEAN stack?

Are there any specific details to be taken care of, when manually testing a Web Application developed using Angular JS,Node.js? As these two frameworks are javascript based,what are the features to ...
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How to write test cases of an application which has almost same functionalities on its web and mobile app(ios + android)

I am currently testing a chat application which is for both web and mobile devices. I have created test cases of a module for web application in Zephyr for Jira. Now I am a bit confused. Should I ...
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Looking for a SAAS with step-by-step test cases + email alert on success + github issue opening on failure

Anyone knows such a service? Want it to be as simple as possible and use it mainly for running sanity checks on every version. I want to define a test case (hopefully divided to sections) and be ...
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Im looking a test plan template document for agile environment. Appreciate if you can share

Im preparing some QA template for QA department. We are following Agile development process and im looking a test plan template that can use in agile environment
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How to test and document a third-party application?

I'm working at a small organization which is hosting a third-party application (business software) for our users. The software is quite comprehensive; we are using only a subset of the functionality. ...
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Testing a web application that sends activation link to newly added users

I have to add new users in a web application. Users need valid email addresses and users are activated by clicking activation link sent to their emails. As I have to add dozens of users so I cannot ...
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What would be the strategy when too many bugs are found in the final round of testing?

The QA team starts testing a software/product and there are “way too many” defects…! Every other scenario is failing, new flows are explored & clarifications sought. What would be the strategy now?...
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Large valid PDF files for testing [closed]

I am looking for large sample PDF files for testing. I know, that PDFtk can combine PDF files, but I am lookig for some prepared files for this purpose in range of 100 MB - 400 MB. These should be ...
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Need to feed the input data for particular API in the collection using POSTMAN

Currently, am using POSTMAN collection for API testing. In the collection, we have more than 10 API's request. we are passing the input from the CSV while passing the input, I need to apply for only ...
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How do you know when to stop testing?

Background: While manually testing an application in scenarios, where an application has complex functionality features, supporting multiple platforms(Web/mobile/Web APIs)/versions(OS Versions) where ...
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How many test cases required to achieve 100 % statement coverage

1. if A > B 2. if A > C 3. Add A to X 4. End if 5. End if According to my understanding 2 test cases are required to achieve 100 % of the statement above. My reasons are: One statement ...
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Looking for ''test management tool'' for manual testing [duplicate]

I am researching Test Management tool for creating test plan, test cases, test coverage, test matrix, reports and also should integrate with automation tools with providing some features for e.g. test ...
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iOS manual testing on Testdroid

I just wanted to know if I can do manual testing of iOS (.ipa) app on Tesdroid. As in upload the .ipa and install it on a cloud iPhone to perform manual testing? Thank You Hari
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Whose responsibility is it to design test cases?

The question: Is it the developer's responsibility to design test cases, or the QA tester's? Or is it someone else's? I am a software engineer at a small company in the United States. We have an ...
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Text content analytic test cases

I'm working on a project which is based on Text Content Analytic. It is actually analyzing given text content and we are presenting it in different output format like - PDF report, Graph in Dashboard. ...
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Is software testing different when we are dealing with game development?

I was reading this paper about the differences between software development in general and game development and the authors made some good points regarding software testing, pointing out, for instance,...
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What is this methodology called?

We have got an old system "Qwerty1" - that makes a lots of things, then we also have got another system "Querty2" it's actually a remake of Qwerty1 (for several reasons) Notice we still are live with ...
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Do Any Test Case Corpi Exist?

I'm interested in using test cases as data for some NLP stuff that I want to do (one of the things I want to do, for instance, is extract verbs and nouns from supplied sentences). To make it easier ...
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How to write in console the Webelement content

Hello everyone I have following source-code main.container-fluid:nth-child(5)<main class="container-fluid ng-scope" ng-view=""><div class="row ng-scope"> <section class="col-md-8 col-...
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How to ensure one change does not affect the rest of the component?

There will be a lot of releases coming out during the lifecycle of a package release. How to ensure that the latest change does not affect the previous components? I would say once a release ...
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Product testing consumes more time for doing regression cycle

Currently, am doing product testing over past 2 years, we are giving our base product to the clients with their additional requirements for any new clients and also the version patch is updating for ...
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What is the difference between unexpected result and deviation from normal workflow?

In the context of software testing, what is the difference between the following: Deviation from normal workflow Unexpected results Incorrect results
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How to test a product without domain knowledge?

We have one product to test but we don't have the resource who have the domain knowledge of the specific field my company don't want to lose the client as it a breakthrough for the company & we ...
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How to answer interview question “You find a major bug, but no developers are present. What do you do?"

At my last job interview, I was asked: You find a major bug, but no developers are present. The release deadline is today. What do you do? It's not a difficult question, but it can be answered in ...
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What are considered as Test Environment apart from windows, Mac , Linux?

What are considered as Test Environment apart from windows, Mac , Linux? Chrome, diff Browsers classified as environment?
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The response XML is getting with some space after running collection runner in Postman [closed]

I'm using collection for the XML service in Postman, After the execution, I got the results successfully but when am seeing the test results the response body is coming with some extra space for each ...
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Real time map testing in apple device

I have a driving school application to test which somewhat works like Uber. My question is how can I test the real time map in my ios application? User will provide the Start and End point but how to ...
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Tips to test product in the production environment?

A lot of experience people says that testing in production is the worst but I observe in testing that a lot of time a few bugs a reproducible only on any one specific environment(like dev, QA, staging,...
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Data Driven testing in Postman Tool

Can anyone please let me know how the data-driven testing is done using the Postman? I read some post in the online, it seems to be by using collection we need to run the collections at the time we ...
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Tips to grow Mobile Application Testing Skills? [closed]

These little mobile devices in our hands seem simple to use, compact, convenient, and extremely fast but testers need to apply a huge amount of effort, a multitude of skills. Sometimes professional ...
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What do we consider the defect severity in the case: “Edit window is not opening” [closed]

I have a requirement which say: The user should be able to view the employee information. The user can edit/Add or delete information.I followed the following scenario: I Clicked on an employee name ...
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Most productive onboarding for a new tester

We've been going through onboarding procedures with multiple people that were becoming a part of our QA team throughout the history of our company. During these times we usually try to meet with a new ...
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Ideal size for a QA team

We've been growing as a company and with it the development, QA, DevOps and other teams. I could not help but notice that with each new addition to our QA team, our meetings are becoming longer and, ...
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How to stay motivated when you don’t like the products you’re testing?

I work in a very great team which are aware of testing and everyone is great to work with. But I have a problem though. I don't have the interest in the domain I am working. At the beginning, I had to ...
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Can we consider the work stoppage of a sub function as critical issue?

I'm testing a tool i.e. Draw tool. The tool enables the user to draw on a map using the available graphics and to export drawing from local disk. The user is able to draw, but export drawing sub ...
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Mind maps vs spreadsheets

We've been using Google docs spreadsheets to keep test scenarios for manual testing of our applications for quite a long time. Recently, we've started to use mind maps as well, mapping the ...
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How can we reduce Test Cycle time using manual test execution?

I'm working on a project where we will not use test automation in this starting stage, at least not until first stable build is released. As we are executing test cases manually, I need your help and ...