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QTP and Mozilla
I have a query regarding the cross browser compatibility in QTP 9.0. The QTP help file states that
“Quick Test tests are generally cross-browser—you can record a test on Microsoft Internet Explorer and run it on any other supported browser”.
I have loaded VB,Web,ActiveX and Java Addins in QTP.
I recorded a sample website in Internet Explorer 7 and tried to run it in Mozilla Firefox 5.0. But QTP was not able to replay the recorded test in Mozilla.
Thanks in Advance.
Re: QTP and Mozilla
My 2 cents ON...
Tread lightly and think hard about investing time normalizing even a small number of scripts across 2 browsers, let alone 3 or more.
Rather, use some light manual testing through some of the primary workflows to "bless" the non-MS browsers as "compatible". Unless you have a very unusual audience, let the tiny number of customers using the non-MS browsers (MS owns like 95% of the market on Windows) find the incompatibilities in the deep or lightly used application workflows.
Invest the time saved--an hour, ten or 1000--automating more test cases using the IE browser--thereby improving automated test coverage, as I feel it is better to have 100 automated test cases that only run under the MS browser than 50 that run under two or more different browser types.
Don't drink the kool aid about seamless cross-browser compatibility, no matter the tool vendor--it's a fool's errand.
My 2 cents OFF...
There are other comments on this forum (and probably all of the tools forums) on this matter, search using the key phrase (with quotes), "cross browser".