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In Microsoft Test Manager, what is the best way to copy test cases that allows modification without changing original

For that, you need to create a clone of the test case, for that you may use the following steps Go the test case and right click on it. Click on Create Copy and add to suite option in the list. Make ...
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What are the differences between Microsoft Test Manager MTM, Team Foundation Server TFS & Visual Studio Test Professional VSTS?

If you are a programmer you need Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise which is $5,999/user/first year and includes Team Foundation Server online access & Microsoft Test Manager stand alone app. ...
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What are the Differences in Test Management with TFS vs MTM for 2017 vs 2012?

A lot. The last I heard, MTM will be deprecated once the test-specific functionality of the TFS web portal is available. Create backlog items (in TFS) - the UI is a lot better, and there's been a ...
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Is it possible to "send" parameters to shared steps in MTM?

Yes. You provide values for the parameters in the test cases where the shared steps are used. You don’t have to provide values in the shared steps definition. However, you can provide one default row ...
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In Azure Test Plans, how do you Move a Test Case to another Test Suite?

for your information, the functionality of drag and drop is back, in the new interfaces the action is different between the tabs "Define" and "Execute", you need to be on "...
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How to automate tests where the initial conditions vary?

Regardless of the method you use to generate your request date, you're going to need to do this somewhat dynamically. The simplest method is in the code to test each scenario, you do a call to get ...
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Difference between Microsoft Test Manager 2010 and later versions

1. Visual Studio 2010: Three products provide testing functionality in Visual Studio 2010: Visual Studio Test Professional: This is primarily for the generalist tester who wants to create manual ...
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Difference between Microsoft Test Manager 2010 and later versions

The added features from 2010 to 2013 are listed in this blogpost. I don't find anything relevant to the 2015 edition, so it's possible that they didn't update a lot of functionalities, or the ...
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How to view Description column in Gridview Microsoft test manager

I don't see the "Description" named column under Column Options via List View or Grid View. If the column is not listed under Column Options > Available Columns, then the column name does not exist ...
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Exporting test results from TFS to Excel

There could be a number of other ways but the best I could found is to follow these steps: Launch MTM and navigate to "Analyze Test Runs". Select tests based on "View" and "Start date range". Use ...
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JIRA integration with Microsoft Test Manager for bug tracking

You have two main options. A quick web search about JIRA TFS integration returns several connectors, most requiring payment. If your version of TFS is supported by the connectors, that would be your ...
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In Microsoft Test Manager, what is the best way to copy test cases that allows modification without changing original

There are two options to do this. When you enter a requirement in the “Requirements” module, you can link it to a test through “Test Coverage” sub module, provided a relevant test exists. When you ...
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exporting test cases from TFS MTM to excel

The Team section on excel will allow you to connect to and export any TFS query you have access to. Queries will work against any TFS object that has a base type of Work Item. Since a requirements-...
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In Azure Test Plans, how do you Move a Test Case to another Test Suite?

According to the Azure DevOps Forum, The Move or Drag & drop test case functionality is currently not available in new Azure Test Plans. It will be available in the coming weeks. For now, you can ...
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TFS 2015 and shared steps

According to Microsoft, the TFS 2015 web interface supports Shared Steps. You should note that Microsoft has deprecated MTM and will not be releasing any new versions. That makes migrating to the ...
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Web browser extension or software that acts like VSTS Microsoft Test Manager

There are any number of open-source project management tools available to fit the bill. I am familiar with Redmine. It is cross-platform, cross-DB, works via web interface, can be used for tracking ...
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What are the Differences in Test Management with TFS vs MTM for 2017 vs 2012?

Microsoft now recommends using the Online TFS Test Hub over Microsoft Test Manager Stand Alone Client for all test management requirements as they’ve been slowly moving all the features from the ...
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JIRA integration with Microsoft Test Manager for bug tracking

TFS4JIRA (commercial / free for personal & non profit use) UseTFS (commercial / free for community and open-source projects) Atlassian Connector for Visual Studio (free) The Atlassian Connector ...
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SOAPUI and Microsoft test management

Hope you find below resources helpful: Here is the SoapUI Documentation reference for the same. Microsoft Visual Studio includes tools and technologies for all members of software development ...
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Viewing 'Last Run Date' for a Test Case in Microsoft Test Manager

This is because test runs are not directly associated to Test Cases. Each test case is associated with at least one configuration (if you don't assign one, there's a generic default). The pair [Test ...
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How to automate tests where the initial conditions vary?

Problem 1. When I want to repeat the test, entering the same date for the absence will fail validation, because the absence occurred in the past and that timecard has already been submitted. I ...
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Looking for an alternative testing software

My company currently uses the Atlassian toolset (Jira, Confluence, etc). It integrates well and allows tracking of work items well. If you combine this with the various plugins, then this will give ...
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Is it possible to use MS Coded UI Test framework to test Java GUI application?

The support matrix is right: Java GUI testing is not supported by Coded UI Test. Generated code from recoded MTM test-case uses native Windows OS elements to work with and all actions (mouse clicks &...
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Is it possible to use MS Coded UI Test framework to test Java GUI application?

You can download a 90-day trail of Visual Studio 2015 enterprise to test it out. The Coded UI testing framework relies on the Microsoft UI Automation framework. Any GUI tool that does not implement ...
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exporting test cases from TFS MTM to excel

You can use TFS API to develop application like that. It allows customize a lot of item in MTM and TFS which you can not do with MTM or TFS.
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How do I delete a shared parameter in Microsoft Test Manager

I assume you use Team Services with MTM. In that case, let us get the basics right. Shared Steps are another Work Item Type and Work Items can manully be deleted using the command line tool. I guess ...
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Does Microsoft test manager 2015 come with the Enterprise version of Visual Studio 2015?

Yes Microsoft Test Manager is included with Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise. If it was not installed by default, you can go to Add/Remove Programs > Modify Installation and add it in. Visual Studio ...
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