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Nov 12

QTP v11 “Locked cells cannot be modified”

Category: QuickTest Pro, Tools | Comments Off on QTP v11 “Locked cells cannot be modified”

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. 

20
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 […]

19
Apr 12

How to get QTP to work with Firefox

Category: QuickTest Pro, Software Testing, Tools | Comments Off on How to get QTP to work with Firefox

If you are having issues with QuickTest Professional recognizing Firefox, it could be because the patch installation was not able to make the appropriate modifications in the Program Files directory due to security restrictions presented by Windows7 (even if you have Administrator rights).  In this case you have to make the changes yourself with Administrative […]

17
Apr 12

QTP Object Repository Not Displaying

Category: ASI General, QuickTest Pro, Software Testing, Tools, Training | Comments Off on QTP Object Repository Not Displaying

Issue: When opening the Object Repository, it does not display or show up on any of my monitors.
Although this may happen in other configurations, the environment configuration I was using when I ran into this issue was with QuickTest Pro v11 on Windows7 with two monitors.  All of a sudden one day when I opened […]

17
Apr 12

QTP v11 Patches Overview

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Below is an overview/summary of some of the key patches needed for QuickTest Professional (QTP) version 11 for performing automation with the standard plugins and particularly the Web add-in on Windows7.  Since this gets confusing I summarized them below.

21
Oct 11

Web Browser Versions, Stats and Testing

Category: Software Testing, Test Management | Comments Off on Web Browser Versions, Stats and Testing

If your business is on the internet, then you need to be concerned with how your website looks on the various browsers that are currently available to users.  You never know what browser a user is going to use to view your website, and if it doesn’t look good then they will leave and you […]

17
Feb 11

QTP – Web Recording Issue

Category: QuickTest Pro, Software Testing | Comments Off on QTP – Web Recording Issue

Software versions: QTP v11, IE8, Windows7
Issue: All of a sudden QuickTest Pro stopped recognizing the web browser and saw it only as a winobject (like a regular GUI window).  So none of my actions on the web page would get recorded, and my test script would be empty.  Obviously this is a major problem.
Solution: The […]

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Nov 10

Quality Center v10, IE8, Windows7 and 64 bit System

Category: Quality Center, Test Management | Comments Off on Quality Center v10, IE8, Windows7 and 64 bit System

Being able to access the Quality Center v10 from Windows7 running on a 64 bit system using Internet Explorer8 requires a little trick initially, but can be done.



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