Before you start recording your QTP script, you need to identify the TEST STEPS that need to be automated.
There are many possible scenarios to test. We will select a simple Test Scenario to begin with. "Check that user successfully logs in to the application on inputting valid Agent Name & Password"
Here are the test steps for this scenario
Test Step 1) Open Flight Reservation Application
Test Step 2) Enter Valid Agent Name
Test Step 3) Enter Valid Password
Test Step 4) Press Ok
Test Step 5) Close Application After Successful Login.
Lets automate these 5 steps in QTP
Steps to Record a Script in QTP
Step 1 In QTP click the record button.The Record and Run settings Dialog Box Opens.This box opens automatically each time you begin recording a new test
Step 2 Record & Run settings shows a tabs corresponding to add-ins installed and loaded for your test.So, for example if you have SAP Add-in Installed and loaded you will see a SAP tab. The Windows Application tab is always available and be used for environments, such as Visual Basic, ActiveX, and terminal emulators.
For any Environment, the Record and Run settings can be classified into two generic groups
1) Record & Run on ANY window belonging to that particular environment
2)Record & Run on a SPECIFIC window belonging to that particular environment - which is the recommended Option
For the time being , lets stick to default settings .Once settings are done , QTP remembers and uses the same settings for additional record sessions on the same test, unless you manually open the Record and Run Settings dialog box to modify the settings.
Step 3 Click okay. QTP Starts Recoding Mode
Step 4 Record the 5 teststeps. In QTP , Stop recording. Save the script as "LogIn"
Recording is done. More in next tutorial.