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  1. Mtm sends an email with a test report when the automation test run is done

    When a automation test run is complete. My team wants it to automaticlly send emails to persons of my choise with a test report. There should be a option in the test manager GUI where the person could set an option "send email when done". Also there should be option to which email it should be sent to. This should be possible without involving coding, thats how it is today.
    The report should be like the report in mtm but maybe in a doc/pdf format. A product owner should be able to read and easily understand and base decision on…

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add a continuous test runner

      Add a continuous test runner that runs tests continuously. I have used nCrunch and the functionality is the best plugin available for visual studio. Now that it has gone commercial we would have to buy it, but plugins for visual studio are hard to justify when spending as much as we do for VS Ultimate.

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        1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Would be able to clear out testers field on a test case in MTM

        Once you have assigned a tester to a test case it is not possible to clear it, only change it to a different value. It should be possible to set this empty if you do not know which person this test case will be assigned to.

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          1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Optional Flag for Coded UI Test Builder Adding FrameworkID Search Property

          We need to create our Coded UI Maps to be backwards compatible with VS 2012 and VS 2010. When upgrading to VS2013 our solution doesn't change other than adding settings to ask what development environment to properly configure itself for that version of Visual Studio. This design was great because it allows our solution to be backwards compatible. When adding new controls in a CodedUI UIMap we get a new search property 'FrameworkID' which is not backwards compatible because older version of Visual Studios doesn't know of this value.

          So I am wondering if we could get an option in…

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          • Add Search capabilities to MTM

            We would like to be able to search for test cases in MTM. We typically search on words within the steps or results or parameters used.

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            • auto generate bugs after a automation test run

              After my automation tests are run, I want any failed test case to automatically generate a bug report and place it on the specific person of my choise. I want this to be an easy option in test manager that could be configured in the test manager GUI. No coding required so my testers easy could configure it.
              And attachments should be possible to be added as well.

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              • Customizing Test Results Work Item Type

                There should be a way to add custom fields to the TestResults WorkItem to capture specific test result values (outside of the overall Passed, failed, blocked, active values). For instance, if I wanted to capture how many test documents were executed per test and then be able to report on aggregations of that field.

                Further, the Test Manager Test Results screen should be extensible to support these custom test result fields.

                Here is a link with more discussion on this topic: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/02c501ae-c598-48b8-b8ec-f7a0dce81f39/vs2013-custom-fields-for-test-results?forum=vsmantest

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                • Minimize the Visual studio window while executing coded ui Tests

                  Minimize the Visual studio window while executing coded ui Tests. Now we are getting flashing of screens between Visual Studio and AUT while executing Data driven test.

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                  • Provide an option to Open or Save As an attachment from a step in the Test Runner window.

                    We have several test cases with attachments that need to be saved in a specific location when executing a test, so we need an option from the Test Runner window to Save As the attachment. Currently, clicking on the attachment opens the it in the program associated to the file extension.

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • improve Test Results filtering

                      In the MTM Test Plan Results, you can filter your results by suite or select multiple Test Suites. There is also a link to Select all and deselect all.
                      The challenge with this view is that once you select a Test Suite, you still need to select each and every sub-suite under it for the results to be included.
                      Can we have it such that selecting the higher level Suite selects everything below it?

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                        • Running Tests on UI Thread for Windows Phone Unit Tests

                          Support UITestMethodAttribute for Windows Phone Unit Test framework to allow running unit tests on the main UI thread.

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                          • Add review process for test cases

                            We currently have a test case review process outside of TFS. I would prefer to have a test review process as part of TFS, similar to the code review functionality.

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                            • Mutation Testing within MS Test

                              I would like to have mutation testing integrated with MS Test.
                              Mutation testing should be based on information about the code coverage.
                              Therefore, once the MS Test is run, mutation testing will, optionally, run on set of mutants. This set of mutants will contain faulty source code with mutations being made only at places covered by MS Test suit.
                              At the end, the user is provided with information about the live mutants. The user can then dissmiss equal mutants (mutants with the same behaviour) and they won't be run in the next mutant testing.

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                              • Give a nesting ability to the Parameters

                                Currently, on MTM 2012, adding a parameter doesn't mean you add an iteration on new parameter. Instead it's like an Excel document.

                                We need an ability to nest parameters so we can create an iteration inside an iteration.
                                It should look something like this:

                                On Plan:
                                step 1: For each @Part do @Action

                                On Parameters:
                                Part: A,B,C...
                                Action: Add,Edit,Delete...

                                On Test Run:

                                iteration Part: A
                                -iteration Action: Add
                                -iteration Action: Edit
                                -iteration Action: Delete
                                ...
                                Iteration Part: B
                                -iteration Action: Add
                                -iteration Action: Edit
                                -iteration Action: Delete
                                ...
                                ...

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                                • HTML report for CodedUI Tests

                                  Please could you implement an imrovement for generating a report from the CodedUI tests, I know the report can be generated from the MTM but something that can be done from the Test Explorer after the regression pack runs and this can be provided as a quick report to the Dev teams or Management teams as per need basis.

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                                  • Allow test agents to be able to detect test impact of windows services

                                    I've tried this myself and have discovered that it does not work. Having got others to test it from other companies, they have confirmed that it is an issue.

                                    We cannot use test impact from running manual tests or automated tests within our company because our applications rely on windows services and a lot of the code is in those services.

                                    Only being able to do test impact on the client side is very restricting and effectively reduces its usefulness a great deal for us.

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                                    • Test Manager - Additional notes for test execution

                                      An area to write notes that appear pop up prior to test execution, nice to haves or need to knows for the tester.

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                                      • Allow Coded UI Test Builder generates code based on jQuery

                                        Allow Coded UI Test Builder generates code based on jQuery

                                        We know the purpose of the tool is to generate code for several application types including Web, Windows Forms, WPF, and others and one way to do it is using UIMaps. However, the code generated is really hard to understand and to maintain. Even using Rangers Guide.

                                        Why don’t generate the code for “Web Technology” using jQuery syntax? Something like:

                                        browser.JQuerySelect<HtmlButton>("#myButton")

                                        Looks easier than:

                                        HtmlHyperlink uIVBHyperlink = this.UIMSDNthemicrosoftdeveWindow.UIActionFilterAttributDocument.UICodesnippet1Pane.UIVBHyperlink;

                                        public HtmlHyperlink UIVBHyperlink
                                        {
                                        get
                                        {
                                        if ((this.mUIVBHyperlink == null))
                                        {
                                        this.mUIVBHyperlink = new HtmlHyperlink(this);
                                        #region Search Criteria
                                        this.mUIVBHyperlink.SearchProperties[HtmlHyperlink.PropertyNames.Id] = null;
                                        this.mUIVBHyperlink.SearchProperties[HtmlHyperlink.PropertyNames.Name]…

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                                        • Provide the capability to execute nested suites from the top level suite

                                          If I build a test plan with a hierarchy of suites, I'd like to be able to start execution on the top level suite and for that to automatically include the lower level suites in the execution

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