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bfoote
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Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary?
      01/30/07 04:50 PM

It's a balancing act - you need enough detail so that someone who is familiar with testing but not with the thing being tested can do a complete test, but not so much detail that it becomes unwieldy.

For example, say there's 5 text boxes on the form. Each box could have 10 different cases - empty, too many characters, numbers, letters, punctuation, etc. Having 50 seperate cases for one form would be too much. Instead I might list the limits of each field and have 4 or 5 cases covering positive and negative scenarios with a note to repeat for each field.

Design the cases for someone who knows how to test but has limited knowlege of the product. Pay particular attention to any setup that might be required.

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* How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? Eric Jacobson 01/29/07 11:55 AM
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. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? AjitSinghal   01/30/07 09:07 PM
. * * How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? SunilBhati   10/31/07 05:26 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? etkinidan   05/09/07 04:16 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? TestingGeek   05/09/07 02:56 PM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? DSquared   05/03/07 01:46 PM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? Sudu   04/29/07 07:40 PM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? michaeljf   04/30/07 07:03 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? BeantownTester   05/03/07 10:11 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? Joe Strazzere   05/03/07 11:02 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? JakeBrake   05/03/07 10:30 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? testerworld   04/14/07 04:49 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? lets do johnny   05/03/07 11:57 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? testerworld   05/05/07 05:04 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? Heiberg   05/06/07 01:49 PM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? thekid   04/15/07 10:42 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? testerworld   04/26/07 07:46 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? MJK   02/08/07 07:42 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? archabhi   02/20/07 04:15 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? Wowee   02/02/07 01:31 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? tromah   01/29/07 05:43 PM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? SteveKay   01/30/07 12:45 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? Eric Jacobson   01/30/07 05:33 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? blueinatlModerator   01/30/07 05:48 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? DaniTester   01/30/07 05:50 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? blueinatlModerator   01/30/07 07:16 AM
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. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? AOQA   04/12/07 07:47 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? bfoote   01/30/07 04:50 PM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? SteveKay   01/31/07 12:00 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? Tony Davis   01/30/07 06:33 AM
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. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? JakeBrake   05/12/07 07:16 PM
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. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? michaeljf   05/14/07 05:15 AM
. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? TestingGeek   05/15/07 02:48 AM
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. * * Re: How Much Test Case Detail is Necessary? martinhModerator   05/21/07 05:04 AM
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