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Answer / akhil
To test a report we have to match the reports value with
actual value in database.
We need to follow following steps:
1. Note down the value displaying in report for particular
2. Calculate the value from Back end by using query analyzer
3. Match both values.
LET ME CORRECT IF I AM WRONG.
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Answer / handy
To test the report the simply write the SQL query and test
it in the database, if copy and paste the SQL generated by
the BO in Report Panel and fires it in TODD then it gives
the same result. So to test report we need to manually write
the SQL and then test it in the database and compare whether
the result is correct or not.
For your kind information, Integrity Check is not used for
Universe testing and not for Report testing.
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Answer / shivakumar auradi
Well testing a Reports,
what all above said are partially correct.
follow the below steps for successful report testing:
1: Identify the Database table Names.
2: Identify the Join condition for which data is coming.
3: write the SQL code for the particular Report.
4: Count the Report data and SQL data ( i.e. Count rows )
5: If count matches reduce the report size by filtering it
through Excel.( generate excel sheet for the reports and
filter according to unique value or country wise etc.)
6: If you are familier with Automation tool use the tool to
compare 2 excel sheets.
7: if not download excel comparision softwares and compare
8: I know comparing around 8000 or 9000 records are not
possible. so use excel comparison tool.
below is the QTP code for excel comparison. use this to
compare 2 reports each cell value.
////QTP code for Excel Comparison.
Set objExcel = CreateObject(“Excel.Application”)
objExcel.Visible = True
Set objWorkbook1= objExcel.Workbooks.Open(“C:Documents
Set objWorkbook2= objExcel.Workbooks.Open(“C:Documents and
Set objWorksheet1= objWorkbook1.Worksheets(1)
Set objWorksheet2= objWorkbook2.Worksheets(1)
For Each cell In objWorksheet1.UsedRange
If cell.Value <> objWorksheet2.Range
cell.Interior.ColorIndex = 3′Highlights in red
color if any changes in cells
cell.Interior.ColorIndex = 0
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Answer / pers
If we use the query of the report in the TOAD it would show
the same result. And the integrity check is only for
testing the universe and not for the report.
We would check the report by manually. As the report having
n number of rows we would not check for all and check it
randomly. This is the way to test the report.
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Answer / obula reddy
if we are using oracle as a data source we can use TODD
(fornt end for oracle) to test the report . Take the SQL
statement from the SQL editor of Query panel and run the
query in the Todd .
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Answer / mallik
The method specified above is a good technique.
The procedure below may add adequate value to the testing
the method descibed above.
First idetify the source tables based on the design
specifcation for the report, then verify that the right
tables/schema are selected as source(s) of the report, then
comes the condition(business rules transformation rules
etc) check using join conditions. If tester is able to
write a complex query himself (in many cases it may not be
fasibel to have person with that level of sql expertise)
and then verify for discrepancies. next comes the query
efficiency (optimisation) etc and finally the formatting
The first step serves as analysis/design verification step
to detect in detecting analysis and design defects early
and helps in avoiding unnecessary test execution effort.
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Answer / balajee
Copy the sql query from the report that is generated and
run the query in the DB,the data that came after running
the query should match with the report data.This is one of
the way of testing the repoerts
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Answer / suganya. r
In BO intially to check the report, we go for Integrity
check . One button is there to check the integrity,parse
error, joins,loops and soon.
The second stage of testing involves testing the SQL query
of the report if it uses free hand SQL else we need to test
the universe which the report is using.
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