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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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Aug 12

Excel – Hidden Sheets

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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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Jul 12

QC Not Running a QTP Script

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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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May 12

QTP Keyword and Expert View Tabs Missing

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If you “Run” a QuickTest Pro v11 test script from the Quality Center it will disable a feature that enables you to switch between the Keyword View and the Expert View.  What you will notice is that the tabs are missing at the bottom of the QTP script editor and the options under the “View” […]

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May 12

Adding New Tabs using Memo Fields in QC

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Most people realize that you can create several different types of custom fields in the Quality Center, like “Number”, “String”, “Lookup List”, “User List” and “Date” (note: this article is based on the Quality Center version 10).
But did you know that you can also create a “memo” field which is basically a large multi-edit field […]

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Apr 12

Moving Quality Center server

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The Quality Center is not tied to any specific IP Address, so if your IT group needs to move your QC server to another network it is not a big deal.  Just remember to do a few things:

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Oct 11

Quality Center Backup Strategy

If implemented properly, the Quality Center will become an incredible resource for all your testing information in your test team and become the core for your test strategy & methodology.  Because of this it is extremely important for you to protect this information with not only proper security but to backup this information in order […]



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