Applies to TestComplete 14.10, last modified on June 5, 2019
The manual testing functionality is deprecated. Do not use it for creating new tests. It will be removed in a future TestComplete release.

Manual testing is performed by the tester who carries out all the actions on the tested application manually, step by step and indicates whether a particular step was accomplished successfully or whether it failed. Manual testing is always a part of any testing effort. It is especially useful in the initial phase of software development, when the software and its user interface are not stable enough, and beginning the automation does not make sense.

The following topics provide information on creating and performing manual tests in TestComplete:

In This Section

Manual Testing - Overview

Provides general information on manual testing in TestComplete.

Manual Testing - Required Plugins

Describes plugins that provide manual testing functionality.

Creating Manual Tests

Explains how you can create manual tests.

Executing Manual Tests

Describes how to execute manual tests.

Using Keyword Tests in Manual Tests

Describes how to use keyword tests as manual test steps.

Converting Manual Tests to Keyword Tests

Explains how to convert manual test steps to keyword tests.

Exporting Manual Tests

Describes how you can export manual tests to Microsoft Word or HTML files.

Manual Test Editor

Describes the editor window used to modify properties of a manual test.

Creating Manual Tests From Scripts

Explains how you can create manual tests from scripts and keyword tests. Using this functionality you can import existing test descriptions into your TestComplete projects.

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Adding and Removing Project Items and Their Child Elements

Adding the Manual Tests project item to your TestComplete project does not differ from adding any other project items to the project.

See Also

Handling Events
List of Available Project Items

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