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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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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 ...
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Test for unknown issues

We have been developing wifi/2g boards that communicate to a server and store data. This project has been running for several years already, and we are constantly updating both boards' firmware and ...
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Is learning Python over Java is preferable in future for automation testing? [duplicate]

Want to be master in automation..so please folks help me to achieved it. I know core java basic which I used in automation testing Selenium web-driver (learning phase using it for past 2-3 months). ...
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How to deal with non process oriented organization?

I'm working in a organization since 3 month as an automation engineer. Sometime I feel comfortable with my work,Here my responsibilities are analyze end to end product feature, automate them, help out ...
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How do computer virus writers test their viruses?

This is my curiosity based question, neither I am a virus writer nor trying to learn how to be, I just can't imagine these people destroy dozens of computers for each virus as per my understanding ...
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What is the best way to start & perform Exploratory Testing?

In traditional testing follow a fairly simple model in which there are test cases written beforehand for all the possible use cases and then after the test cases are final, they are executed & ...
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How to verify software when no pre-verified input and the corresponding output are given?

Let's say I have a piece of software that takes X as input (information about a vehicle), processes it and then returns Y as output (valid transfers at the next stop). The way X is processed is known (...
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Is defect severity related to its impact on Business or on Testing workflow?

I am confused about whether the severity of the defect is set based on its impact on business (getting the desired result) or on testing (its impact on continuing the testing of a feature). Example: ...
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What's the difference between a good test and a bad test?

Please don't burn me for this simple question. I know, it may be very simple but for me it's complicated. "A Good Test" or "A Bad Test" - every tester comes across these two terms. Sometimes it ...
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Can I Test mobile/DTH recharge service without actual money?

How Testing is done in e-payment applications? Do they use actual money in order to test all payment services.If not,are there any techniques/methods to test. For Eg:Mobile recharge in Paytm or in ...
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What are the effective ways of recording and maintaining test execution proofs?

We are following Agile Scrum in our project. While manual testing, we would like to maintain test execution proof which should be easy to capture and easy to maintain. Currently, we are following the ...
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Is manual regression testing an technical debt for agile teams aiming for continuous delivery?

Background: Following are not my assumptions or expectations but in my last couple of interactions with different project teams, I am seeing these patterns where it is expected (from testing by the ...
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Can anyone explain the defect leakage and formula?

I have some idea about defect leakage. Can anyone let me know what is the correct definition or term of the defect leakage formula?
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Share Progressive web apps testing experiences [closed]

The latest trend in web application is Progressive web apps (shortly known as PWA). Can you share your experiences in testing this?
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How to motivate devs to test their own work?

I don't know if you have faced the situation but I wanted to open a discussion about the following topic: How to motive developers to test their own work? When I mean "their own work" it can go ...
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Element not visible even id present for the element

I want to check one element, with help of that element id, prepared selenium web driver script, when will click on that ui element it will open another hided section on same window, but getting error "...
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Is there any other way to test websites on different operating systems instead of setting up a new OS machine [duplicate]

I have my website, I need to check browser compatibility of my website across all browser and OS combinations. Sp Is there any other way to test websites on different operating systems instead of ...
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Switched from mobile application testing to Browser testing [closed]

As i have switched from mobile application testing to Browser testing.Can i know what are the major things to cover up during web testing.Is there any major differences in test between them?Is ...
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What should I do when my defect is rejected?

What should testers do if the developer rejects the issue posted on the defect tracking tool? As I am using a defect tracking tool where a developer has done this I want to know: can I ask him to ...
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How to incorporate manual testing into an existing project

My project is a CRUD web application written in PHP and React, with user panel and admin panel. We were just assigned a manual tester and I (as the project's Lead Developer, and a person responsible ...