Blog Stats

Back around late September 2009, our team began actively blogging about our product, just released for Beta. We had a lot of new applications and features, and we wanted to get information out to the community. This is a graph of the posts with their views and aggregate views. The two most popular posts as…


Finding Help Topics via Search

Our User Education team has been doing a lot of work getting our online help topics ready for release. You may have noticed that with each Beta and RC the online help was also updated to match the latest product changes.   One of the things we’re concerned with is how people find the right…


Running two Microsoft Test Manager’s Side By Side

When working with Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), you might want to run two at a time. We often want this internally so we can test MTM with MTM. However, when we created MTM, we didn’t want people to accidently open up multiple instances just because they lost MTM in the noise of all the windows…


Keyboard Shortcuts in Microsoft Test Manager

Sometimes when using Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), you want to quickly zip around the application, without using the mouse. We’ve enabled this in MTM with a number of keyboard shortcuts: Area Shortcut Backwards Alt+Left, Back Key (multimedia keyboards), and Back button on the mouse Forwards Alt+Right, Forward Key (multimedia keyboards), and Forward button on the…


Beta2 online help

Our doc team (we call them the User Education or the UE team) has been hard at work supplementing the product with great deal lot of additional documentation to help you understand the various features in the product and to best leverage them. The table below is a quick way to get to some of…


Shortcuts to the Docs

Have you ever looked for something in the testing tools documentation and had a hard time finding it? If so (or even if not!), consider the following places: Need quick info on how to complete a task? Try How Do I in Team Edition for Testers. In its own minimalist way, this topic takes you…