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I have question related to execution fo Test in Zeyphr for JIRA. Final status of Test is showing as Pass even though one of step in Test has been failed. How can final status of Test be passed if one step is failed due to some bug?

 

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A particular step of a test case can fail for something that is unrelated to the overall test case.

Here's an example:

The test is to see if the PIP (Picture In Picture) feature of your TV displays the correct channel in the PIP window.

  1. Execution Step: Turn on TV     Expected Result: The TV turns on.
  2. Execution Step: Click on the PIP link in the banner     Expected Result: PIP opens in upper left corner of the screen.
  3. Execution Step: Select the channel for the PIP window   Expected Result: The selected channel is shown in the PIP window.

If in Step 2. the PIP window appears in the lower left corner, then that is a bug, and that step can be marked as Fail and a bug can be filed. But the purpose of the test was to see if the PIP window showed the correct channel. Therefore, the test case Passed, even though Step 2 Failed. 

 

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