2.4. Creating Test Cases

Now follows the creation of the test cases. We will create test cases for both the hardware and the software team. The first test for the hardware team is to verify that the printer meets the specifications regarding the minimum number of pages printed per minute.

  1. Under Define, select Test Cases from the side menu bar.

  2. Press the New button.

    The Test Cases page

    Figure 2.4. The Test Cases page

  3. Enter Test if the printer prints at least 10 page per minute in the Name field. The name provides information about the function/task of the test.

  4. Press the Save button.

  5. Click on the test case ID or on the icon in the action column.

  6. Select the Steps tab.

    The Test Case Step tab in the Test Cases page

    Figure 2.5. The Test Case Step tab in the Test Cases page

  7. Create the following steps:


    Expected Result

    Start printing the test document

    Start the timer when the first page lands in the tray

    Stop timer when the last page lands in the tray

  8. Press the Save button.

Next, we create the following test cases, each with a single test case step. First click on the Back button to go back to the list of test cases.



Step Description

Step Expected Result

Print test page


Print the test page using the Operating System

The page is being printed

Detect empty cartridge


Insert empty cartridge

Printer display shows the Cartridge empty warning

You should now see three created test cases, one with two test steps and one with three test steps.