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Apr 13

Online Training Upgrade

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I’ve completed an upgrade to my online training software to enhance the learning abilities, presentation and experience of my online training classes.
Online Training classes include:

QuickTest Pro v10 Fundamentals
QuickTest Pro v11 Fundamentals
QuickTest Pro v11 Advance Training
VBScript for QuickTest Pro

And a sports coaching course for lacrosse coaches:

Lacrosse Online Playbook

These courses are extremely affordable and packed full of […]

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Feb 13

Learn QTP v11 Fundamentals

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QuickTest Professional version 11 Fundamentals Online Training course has been released!

QuickTest Pro version 11 Online Training – Only $50! Includes 11 lessons consisting of 190 online pages of training material!  This course will teach you the basic fundamentals of using QTP in both a standard GUI based application and web-based applications.  You will be able […]

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Dec 12

QTP – Test Script not found

Category: ASI General, Quality Center, QuickTest Pro, Tools | Comments Off on QTP – Test Script not found

In order for QTP to open, save and run test scripts in the Quality Center, you must establish a connection between the two tools.  In QTP you will want to select “File > ALM/QC Connection” and provide all the settings necessary for QTP to connect all the way down to the QC Project you want […]

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Dec 12

QC Connecting To QTP

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There is an odd setting requirement that has to be selected/”turned on” in order for the Quality Center to be able to connect to QTP and run test scripts.  In QTP you must do the following (these steps are based on QTP v11):

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Nov 12

QTP v11 “Locked cells cannot be modified”

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Tips & Tricks: Recently I ran into an issue where I received the error “Locked cells cannot be modified” when trying to modify a cell in an existing QuickTest Pro data table. 

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Aug 12

Excel – Hidden Sheets

Category: Quality Center, QuickTest Pro, Software Testing, Training | Comments Off on Excel – Hidden Sheets

Tips & Tricks: Using Excel 2010, I recently ran into a situation where I was importing an Excel Worksheet into the Quality Center as a “Data table” resource and noticed that in the “Resource Viewer” for the worksheet after importing it, there were two worksheets listed but my spreadsheet only showed one.  Initially it drove […]

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Aug 12

QTP 9.x Discontinuance Announcement

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Quick Test Professional (QTP) 9.1x + 9.2x
Update Alert from HP: HP released an announcement on August 8, 2012 that the discontinuance of Quick Test Professional (QTP) 9.1x + 9.2x is related to those versions only. HP’s statement said “HP is announcing just the version obsolescence of QTP 9.1x + 9.2x instead of a complete product […]

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Jul 12

Issues with Image Matching/Analog Automation Approach

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Be careful with this approach.  It is a form of analog testing and I would be hesitant on using an analog test automation approach these days.  If this is your only option then fine, however test automation tools have advanced enough that you can normally find one that will interface at the object level with […]

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Jul 12

QC Not Running a QTP Script

Category: Quality Center, QuickTest Pro, Software Testing, Test Management, Tools | Comments Off on QC Not Running a QTP Script

Situation: When running a QuickTest Pro test script from a test set within the Quality Center, it will sometimes hang without ever connecting to QTP.  The “Automatic Runner” window appears to hang (become unresponsive) with the Status field empty and it just sits there doing nothing and never runs the script no matter how long […]

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Jul 12

QTP Output Values vs Checkpoints

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Recently I saw some comments in some forum groups where people seemed confused between QuickTest Pro Output Values and Checkpoints, along with whether they should use the built-in features to create these statements versus coding the comparisons themselves.  Here are some points to consider:
– Don’t confuse “Output Values” with “Checkpoints”, they are not the same.  […]

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