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From Regina Henschel <>
Subject Re: Example of spreadsheet formula testing
Date Sun, 25 Aug 2013 17:37:27 GMT
Hi Andrea,

Andrea Pescetti schrieb:
> On 19/08/2013 Herbert Duerr wrote:
>> An example of a test case where a formula ("addition") is checked is in
>> [1]. This file is clean and easy enough that it could be used as a
>> template for more formula checks.
>> [1]
> I find it quite verbose (well, it's Java) and too hard for an "ordinary"
> QA volunteer, who could probably write a simple ODT file to check a
> bugfix in formula handling but couldn't write a Java testcase.
> Of course, this approach has also huge benefits, like automation.
> Perhaps it is possible to convert a few key test cases, like Regina's
> ODT file in the blocker bug
> to this framework?
> In this case we have the advantage that we know the expected result, so
> ExpectedData() needn't be reimplemented in Java, but it can just
> function as a simple operand->result mapping.

I have reworked the testfile in a way, that it shows in a single cell, 
whether there is a regression in calculating. Perhaps someone from the 
QA team can make a test case of it?

Kind regards

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