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  • Guidance in testing the new Highlighter feature present in Firefox.

Feature Status

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Page Inspector / Highlighter
Stage Landed
Status Complete
Release target Firefox 10
Health OK
Status note `

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  • Creating new testcases for Litmus
  • Identify tracking bugs in Bugzilla
  • Keep testcases up-to-date considering development cycle shifts
  • Organize test-day to cover new feature
  • Testing division between:
    • Manual testing:
      • Basic and full functional testing
      • Exploratory work on feature
    • Automated testing:
      • Acceptance testing
      • Automation of test-cases written for manual testing

Scope of Planned Testing

  • Keep track of logged issues in order to maintain up-to-date Litmus testcases and possible regressions
  • Discover new issues through exploratory work
  • Automate most of the Litmus test-cases

Platform and Configurations

  • All Operating Systems (Win7, WinXP, Win Vista, Ubuntu 10.04, Mac 10.6) and hardware configurations (32 and 64 bit versions)

Major Test Areas

  • Add test-cases considering the new filled bugs that are marked with special "in-litmus?" flag
  • Tests performed around Litmus test-cases
  • Exploratory work



  • Land in Firefox 10

New testcases added

  • Started creating testcases for Highlighter here

Automated testcases