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Questions tagged [mtm]

Microsoft Test Manager

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TFS 2015 and shared steps

I wanted to know if there is any way to create a shared step form TFS 2015 without using MTM, and if there is please let me know how, thanks!
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Web browser extension or software that acts 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 a continual process to add new features, improve the user experience and fix ...
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Is it possible to “send” parameters to shared steps in MTM?

I want to know if is possible to pass parameters values to shared steps in MTM? I have one product that have the same test cases as other but the values of the expected results are different. So it ...
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What are the Differences in Test Management with TFS vs MTM for 2017 vs 2012?

What are the Differences in Test Management with Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio, & Microsoft Test Manager for 2017? testing activities processes as of 2012 are: Create backlog items (in ...
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JIRA integration with Microsoft Test Manager for bug tracking

I'm interested in integrating JIRA with Microsoft Test Manager. One of the reasons for this integration is to track bugs in JIRA which was originally logged in Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) i.e log a ...
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In Microsoft Test Manager, what is the best way to copy test cases that allows modification without changing original

In Microsoft Test Manager, via the Team Foundation Server Web Interface or the Stand Alone Test Manager 2017 Application, what is the best way to copy test case steps and copy test cases from one ...
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What are the differences between Microsoft Test Manager MTM, Team Foundation Server TFS & Visual Studio Test Professional VSTS?

Recently I got Visual studio Enterprises Subscription from my company and I was asked to prepare the system for testing, With the help of support team somehow I manage to set up the system but during ...
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Exporting test results from TFS to Excel

I have a test plan in MTM, now I have run (executed) all the test cases of that plan and have the results in MTM (and TFS). How can I export the test execution results to an excel or any other type ...
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How to automate tests where the initial conditions vary?

I'm maintaining and testing a web-based timekeeping system written in Java. (It's a small IT shop, so I'm the only person working on it.) Employees use the system to enter the hours they've worked, ...
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How to view Description column in Gridview Microsoft test manager

I need to view the description column in greadview in MTM, the issue is that when I go to Column options I can not find the description column, is there is something I should do? or is it not possible?...
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Looking for an alternative testing software

A few years ago we converted from Excel spreadsheets to TFS 2013. MTM (Microsoft Test Manager) was bundled at the time and had out of the box compatibility with TFS. Recently we have been looking at ...
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Is it possible to use MS Coded UI Test framework to test Java GUI application?

MSDN page Supported Configurations and Platforms for Coded UI Tests and Action Recordings tells that Java platform is not supported. But now Java development is possible with Visual Studio Team ...
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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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SOAPUI and Microsoft test management

We are currently using SOAPUI to test SOAP and Restful API's. We then test our interfaces using Selenium automation tests. Where we are unable to automate or there is no value we test manually. We ...
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Viewing 'Last Run Date' for a Test Case in Microsoft Test Manager

I am looking to use Microsoft Test Manager to manage regression testing of our product. One fairly key missing feature though as far as I can tell is that there is no way to see when a test case in ...
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Difference between Microsoft Test Manager 2010 and later versions

Can i find anywhere the differences or new features added in Microsoft Test Manager from 2010 version to 2015 version. Differences between MTM 2010, 2013 and 2015
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How do I delete a shared parameter in Microsoft Test Manager

We are using Microsoft Test Manager 2015 Update 1. I created a couple of shared parameters to see how they work. How do you delete them? I can make them inactive, but they still display in the list ...
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Does Microsoft test manager 2015 come with the Enterprise version of Visual Studio 2015?

Does Microsoft test manager 2015 come with the Enterprise version of Visual Studio 2015? If not, what version of Visual Studio 2015 includes Test Manager?
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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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How to get parameters from microsoft test manager to Coded UI?

I have Patient's FirstName and LastName in the test case of MTM. I want to use them in Coded UI. Is there any method I can call the parameters from test case to use in Coded UI?
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When I create 2 test case and record, it works fine individually but when I make them as 2 shared scripts it fails

When I create 2 test cases and run individually in MTM it works fine but when I make them as shared script and put them in one single script file and try to run it. It types same character in the ...
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Instead of Putting Parameters in the Test case of MTM Can i have them in excel sheet?

How to Put paramaters for the MTM test case in excel sheet and call them instead of having them by defining @parameter in test case. Can it be done by coded UI ? if so how and where to change the ...
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How to detect if the file was created in the file system using MTM?

On the website I'm testing, when I do fill few forms and submit, it creates a file in the file system. I was able to record all the steps filling the form but later I have to validate if the file is ...
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How to pass values from one page to another in MTM?

While adding user information in a website I'm recording the steps. After I added a patient the web site will auto generate a unique number and by taking that unique number I have to search in the ...
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How would I approach the task of populating mulitple fields when running test with MS TFS (MTM)

Let's say I have a record with 20 fields (web app): name, address, age, ... etc. And I enter a test case in MTM with those fields (with dummy test data): ... @name in name field @address in address ...
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What is the best way to revert changes to test cases in MTM/TFS?

I had someone help me write test cases last week, but he did not understand the shared steps and iterations piece of the puzzle. As a result, he mangled my shared steps. My fault, I didn't train him ...
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Visual Studio 2012 or MTM for Administrative reports?

I am creating a report for my manager to help track what stage in the testing process her testers are in. We currently use VS 2012 for the development and MTM for test writing. I tried creating a ...
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Is there a way to link Apex Test Results to MTM

I am executing automated tests through Salesforce's Apex Test Execution, and was wondering if there was a way to connect these test results to work items in Microsoft Test Manager?
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How can I stop the visual studio test controller from throwing Error during DsBind operation: 5

We have a test controller set up to run CodedUI tests remotely from Microsoft Test Manager. This has been running without problem for months. However two days ago for no apparent reason (nobody was ...
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Does Microsoft Test Managers recommended tests require test agents on the servers that an applications services run on

I'm currently working on getting Microsoft Test Manager up and running with the recommended tests feature. I have created an environment that is returning recommended tests. Currently this environment ...
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Coded UI vs Protractor

I just joined a new company who doesn't work with any kind of automated tests. I have been hired to start test automation, and looking around I found two interesting options to e2e tests, Protractor ...
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Associate Protractor tests to TFS properly

I'm trying to write a few tests in Protractor, but looking a bit forward I wonder if anyone knows how to fully associate my Protractor tests to my test cases in TFS. So, I can run it those tests from ...
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Add column Notes in MS Test Manager

After/while running tests I make notes which I want to see in the Test Suite. Is it possible to add these as a column? It isn't visible as a column option. Now, I have to view results of every Test ...
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Powershell or similar to run all test suites of a test plan

Does anybody have a powershell to run all test cases of all test suites in a test plan? I want a simple way of running all test cases of a test plan despite of their state (Active, Failed, etc). MTM ...
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View changes to test steps in MTM

When you want to see the changes made to a test in MTM, you go the history tab, but it just gives you the whole "steps" field. There is no way, as far as I know, to see the actual steps that were ...
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Are there any detailed tutorials for TFS, Visual Studio and MTM? [closed]

I've just started at a new company where the developers use TFS and Visual Studio 2013; they seem to use the two names interchangeably so I'm getting myself confused with which one is which and which ...
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Microsoft test manager - recycling test cases

I have been trying lately to better make use of my previous Test scenarios in Microsoft`s Test Manager. What I am trying to do is create a set of generic test cases which I can easily pick off and ...
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Publish MSTest results to Microsoft Test Manager

I've written a series of integration tests and have associated them with matching test cases in TFS. I'm currently running the tests with MSTest and have successfully published the results to the ...
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Microsoft Test Manager tool

I really need help on Microsoft Test Manager tool. I have worked on selenium with java tool and MTM is very difficult for me understand and learn. To replay the recorded test in MTM, it always fail ...
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How to keep track of Test Case versus Test Plan

I can create a Test Plan in Microsoft Test Manager. In that plan, I can add Test Cases and execute them. My issue is that whn someone gives me a Test Case number (ID), it is not possible for me to ...
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How to update test cases in MS Test Manager based on automated test script results

For a web-application, I am automating my test cases using selenium web driver in java. My test cases are being managed using Microsoft Test Manager. Now, I want to update the test cases in the ...
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Does Microsoft Test Manager have image recognition? (Like HP UFT/QTP's Insight?)

Does Microsoft Test Manager have image recognition? Anything like HP UFT/QTP's Insight? If not, what would be some work around to get Microsoft Test Manager to have image recognition? Insight is a ...
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How can I run a set of tests on multiple machines concurrently using MSTest?

I have integration type tests (not unit tests) which require different environments/configurations. In order to run them I have to create test settings files for each environment and sync the test ...
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Test Runs removed from deleted builds TFS

Maybe someone can tell me how this is actually supposed to work in TFS. We had it setup so that we would only retain the last four successful builds. In Test Manager you put in a build you want to ...
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MS Test manger not able to stop a test and re-start with attachments taken

Is there a way when using test manager to stop a test part of the way through close down test manager and continue the run at a later date with the attachments you have taken?
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How to set a parameter in MS Test Manager 2010 to open a web browser

I have recently started using Microsoft Test Manager 2010 and watched a few videos on the features for it. In one of the videos there was a shared step that when you run the test manually it opened IE....
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How to organize Test Plans in Microsoft Test Manager

Question: for those of you who create Test Plans based on product area rather than per iteration, why? And for those of you who create new, fresh Test Plans based on your release cycle (iteration / ...
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Is it possible to use TFS (Without Test Manager) with open source test management tools?

Is it possible to use Team Foundation Server (Without Test Manager) with open source test management tools, for example Bugzilla as the management interface linking in with Team foundation server? ...
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Is there a patch in Microsoft Test Manager to allow for editing tests while running?

I am in a project which uses Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) for running tests. Although a fairly solid piece of software, it lacks some functionality that other test management software has. One ...
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Will recordings made with Test Manager in IE8 work in IE9?

I've had a quick read around this subject and it looks like Action Recordings can be made in Internet Explorer 9 and then played back with fast forward. However my question is about recordings made in ...