WinRunner interview questions and answers

  1. Describe the process of planning a test in WinRunner?
  2. How do you record a new script? Can you e-mail a WinRunner script? How can a person run a previously saved WinRunner script?
  3. How can you synchronize WinRunner scripts?
  4. What is a GUI map? How does it work?
  5. How can you verify application behavior?
  6. Explain in detail how WinRunner checkpoints work. What are standard checkpoints?
  7. What is a data-driven test? What are the benefits of a data-driven test?
  8. How do you modify logical names on GUI map?
  9. Why would you use batch testing under WinRunner? Explain advantages and disadvantages. Give an example of one project where you used batch testing.
  10. How do you pass parameter values between the tests?
  11. Have you used WinRunner Recovery Manager?
  12. What is an exception handler? Wny would you define one in WinRunner?
  13. We’re testing an application that returns a graphical object (i.e., a map) as a result of the user query. Explain how you’d teach WinRunner to recognize and analyze the returned object.
  14. What is a TSL? Write a simple script in TSL.
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59 Comments on WinRunner interview questions and answers

  1. Raja Sekhar
    Posted 10/16/2006 at 12:22 am | Permalink

    thanx sarika,
    how can i change the expected results using the update mode…?? can u please Expalin me clearly…
    thanx in advance

  2. maheshwari
    Posted 11/29/2006 at 4:33 am | Permalink

    To get Documentation of QTP follow the link below
    Its very good……..
    http://www.javachip.org/Tutorial/QTUsersGuide.pdf

  3. Lalitha
    Posted 2/5/2007 at 2:46 pm | Permalink

    Q)What iregular exression in winrunner?

    Q)What regular expressions you use in winrunner?

  4. priya.R
    Posted 3/15/2007 at 11:13 am | Permalink

    ! is the regullar expression used in win runner . this is a string that specifies the complex search phases in order to enable WR to identify the objects with varying names and titles

  5. Rijin
    Posted 3/28/2007 at 5:04 am | Permalink

    What is compailed module and bach module in winrunner?
    how we can use these in projects?

  6. Aruna
    Posted 5/21/2007 at 5:57 am | Permalink

    TSL is Test Script Language.

    1.This is Generated while record a operations of application.

    2. Manualy can also write this TSL Script

    3. It is just like funtional coding

    4. Run a TSL script need GUI file.

    5. TSL script is run with out Gui file.

    6. TSL script did not run with out gui object.

    7. GUI object and GUI File both are defferent

    8. GUI File contain gui objects

  7. Prassu
    Posted 6/1/2007 at 4:39 am | Permalink

    Hi ,
    I would like answer the questiions asked by Rajini
    Complile module usage : we use it to create user defined functions to accomplish the task which we cant do by the predefined functions. For this we have to write the code first and save it then in test properties we have to select the complied module option and then by using the load function in an other
    window then we have to call that userdefinied function

    Answer for Batch module : This option is used to run multiple tests at in a sequence where manual intervention is not needed.

    If u have any doubt u can mail to this prassu1ppp@yahoo.com

  8. pravi
    Posted 7/4/2007 at 9:20 am | Permalink

    1.How do you record a new script? Can you e-mail a WinRunner script? How can a person run a previously saved WinRunner script?
    2.How can you synchronize WinRunner scripts?

  9. Devi
    Posted 4/21/2008 at 10:43 pm | Permalink

    Hello Divya,
    In context sensitive mode Winrunner captues mouse clicks and key board inputs.It is a default recording mode.In this mode Winrunner captures the operation with GUI objects like push button,radio button etc.In this mode we plan reuse the tests in different versions of applications.
    In Analog recording mode winrunner captures mouse movements.In this mode Winrunner captures the oparation with non GUI objects like bitmaps ,signatures, graphs etc. It is not default but we can make it default from settings.

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