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Testing - How to run multiple test executions for same x-ray test

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Tom Wood I'm New Here Dec 09, 2021

I have multiple tester based around the UK, testing at different times. I have set x-ray tests and created multiple test executions per test. My thought being that each tester would be able to complete a test execution in the hope that only once all the test executions have been set to "Pass" would the x-ray test then change to pass

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From my point of view:

The testcase itself is "just" a description of "which steps needs to be done" to test a special feature/functionality.

The test execution is then an abstraction of the testcase for a special setting (eg. version --> I execute the steps from a testcase with application in version 1). The testcase then reports the "current" status. 

So if the test execution with version 1 passes the testcase would say "green - passed". After deploying version 2 of the application, creating and executing a new test execution for version 2 that fails the test case will say "red - failed" because the current state is that this feature is (obviously) not working with the current version (2) proved by the test execution.

Tom Wood I'm New Here Dec 21, 2021

Stefan - thanks this has given me food for thought on I approach this. Many thanks

Like Stefan Salzl likes this

Awesome. Thanks for letting me know and really happy I could give a helpful input :)

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