Execute A Manual Test Case

The Test Execution page allows users to execute the Manual Test Cases they created in Test Designer.

For Automated Test Cases, see Execute An Automated Test Case.

To find the Test Case:

  1. Click Test Execution.
    Test Execution
  2. Search for a Test Plan that contains the Test Case:
    Test Execution only displays Active Test Plans.

    1. Click the search field beside the black magnifying glass. Black magnifying glass
    2. Type a search query.
    3. Press Enter on your keyboard.
  3. Click to select a Test Plan.
  4. Locate the Test Case in the Test Plan:
    Test Cases can now be manually sorted in Test Designer. See Manage Test Case Folders.

    1. Click the Requirements tab and selecting a Requirement.
      Or:
    2. Click the Test Case Folder tab and select a folder:
      Test Case Folders now show the number of Test Cases they contain.
       

      • All new Test Plans now have a default Test Case folder. For example, AMC_TEST PLAN 1 (default) in the screenshot below. When users add Requirements with associated Test Cases into a Test Plan, those Test Cases will be added to the default Test Case folder.
      • The Test Case Folder now contains the phases from the Test Plan. For example, UAT above. By default the phases are empty and users must add folders by clicking the new folder button. New folder button
    3. Quick or Advanced Search for a Test Case: Click Advanced Search. See Quick Search and Advanced Search for more information.
    4. Manual Test Cases lack the Selenium icon.
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To execute a manual Test Case:

  1. Hover your mouse cursor over the Test Case’s Run new test button. The Run new Test button slides and reveals:
    1. Internal execution button Internal Execution.
  2. Run an Internal Execution method test:
    1. Click the Internal Execution button. Internal execution button
      The Test Case opens in grayed-out, paused mode. No fields can be edited.
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    2. Click Play. Play
      The timer starts.
    3. Click to select an Action (a Test Step).
    4. Type the Actual Results.
    5. Submit the test as:
      1. Passed: Expected results match the actual results.
      2. Blocked: Test unable to be performed.
      3. Failed: Expected results do not match the actual results.
      4. Not Run: Starting status.
      5. Descoped: Test Case is not relevant, not part of the scope, and does not need to be run.
        1. By clicking one of the Mark as buttons.
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          Or
        2. Selecting from the Status drop down menu:
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  3. Type any Tester’s Notes.
  4. Manage Test Case Step Attachments:
    To manage attachments, users need the Attachment View / Download, Attachment Access, Attachment Create, and Attachment Delete user permissions

    1. Manage Test Case attachments:
      1. Add an attachment:
        1. Click the green cross button under Attachments.
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        2. Select a file and click Open.
          The attachment uploads and appears as a circular icon.
      2. View an attachment:
        1. Click the view button.
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        2. Click the X in the top right corner to close the attachment.
      3. Download an attachment:
        1. Click the download button.
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          Your attachment should start downloading immediately.
          Save the file to your hard drive if prompted.
      4. Delete an attachment:
        1. Click the delete button.
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  5. Manage Test Case Information:
    Test Case Information tab red

    1. Edit the following fields:
      Assignee can only be edited in Test Designer.

      1. Type the Test Case Description:
        1. Format Test Case Description:
          • Bold. Bold
          • Italic. Italic
          • Underline.Underline
          • Bulleted List. Bulleted List
          • Numbered List. Numbered List
          • Hyperlink. Hyperlink
      2. Type a Precondition.
      3. Type a Postcondition.
      4. Click Requirement Association and select a Requirement. Click again to select more.
        Now Requirement ID appears next to Requirement Name and can be searched for and selected too.

        Requirement Association drop down menu Test Designer
      5. Click to select a Priority.
      6. Manage Attachments:
        To manage attachments, users need the Attachment View / Download, Attachment Access, Attachment Create, and Attachment Delete user permissions
        1. Add an attachment:
          1. Click the green cross button under Attachments.
            Green Cross Stryka
          2. Select a file and click Open.
            The attachment uploads and appears as a circular icon.
        2. View an attachment:
          1. Click the view button.
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          2. Click the X in the top right corner to close the attachment.
        3. Download an attachment:
          1. Click the download button.
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            Your attachment should start downloading immediately.
            Save the file to your hard drive if prompted.
        4. Delete an attachment:
          1. Click the delete button.
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      7. Type an Environment.
  6. Manage Test Case Custom Fields:
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    1. Click the Custom Fields tab.
    2. Fill in the Test Designer Custom Fields.
      These are fields that administrators have added using Test Designer Custom Fields Customization. These fields will vary between each Plutora Test installation. Please consult your administrators for the procedure for filling in these fields.
  7. Manage Comments:
    To manage comments, users need the Comments View, Comments Create, and Comments Update user permissions

    Test Execution Comments tab March red

    1. Click the Comments tab.
    2. Add a comment by typing your comment in the Your comment… field and clicking Send.
    3. Click Edit to edit your comment.
    4. Click Reply to reply to a comment.
    5. To tag a User, so that your tagged comment appears in their Comment Stream:
      1. Type the @ symbol and the first few letters of their name in the comment field.
      2. Click to select their name from the menu that appears after you type @.
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  8. Submit your test result:
    Text Execution submit buttons May 2017

    • Click Descope if the test case was not relevant.
    • Click Submit Result Passed if all actions passed.
      Submit Result Passed button will be grayed out if any actions did not pass.
    • Click Submit Result Blocked if any actions were blocked.
    • Click Submit Result Failed if one or more actions failed.
      The Raise Defect pop up opens automatically.

      1. Raise a Defect:
        1. Raise a Defect that is linked to existing Defects:
          Raise defect pop up
        2. Select an existing Defect from Link to existing defects.
          Now Link to existing defects drop down menu contains all the Defects the user is able to access.
        3. Type a Comment. (Mandatory field.)
        4. Click Save.
      2. Or create a new Defect that is not linked to another Defect:
        1. Click + New Defect.
        2. See Add or Edit a Defect for further steps.

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