Test Cases for Text Area

Test Cases for Text Area

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Mr. Tester shares with you test cases for testing Text Area on website.

✅ Test Cases for Text Area

I divide it into 2 parts: by Function and by Design.

🔆 Test Cases by Function

  1. Verify by clicking on the gif text area (image) should be hidden.
  2. Verify the gif (image) shows up again if the user clicks outside the text area on the web page.
  3. Verify when clicking in the text area, the cursor will show up in the input with just one click. Don’t hide the first gif, then click the text area again to write.
  4. Verify the text area is active in case any validation error messages are displayed.
  5. Verify if keyboard shortcuts are enabled in the text area. User can copy, cut or paste and select content on shift + Arrow keys.
  6. Verify Backspace, delete keys should work.
  7. Verify the user can type in the textarea after clicking in the textarea.
  8. Verify the user can paste the copied content with Ctrl + V.
  9. Verify when clicking copy from clipboard, copied the same content with the same formatting from the results in the text area.
  10. Verify the HTML code is not implemented in the text area or the result section when the Submit button is clicked. Example


  11. Verify that the Java Script code is not deployed in the text area or the result section when the Submit button is clicked. For example, an alert will not be displayed.
  12. Verify the error message displayed by uploading a file containing JavaScript and HTML code mixed in with the content.
  13. Verify the input text area is protected from SQL injection.
  14. Verify that the formatting should be the same as what was copied and pasted into another or the same text area.
  15. Verify if the user copied/pasted the highlighted content, then don’t show the marked copied content.
  16. Verify that the user can paste the content with the help of the mouse by right clicking and selecting the paste option in the text area.
  17. Verify the uploaded content by dragging and dropping the file into the text area.
  18. Verify the user can successfully upload the file to the text area.
  19. Verify word count update on pasted content in text area.
  20. Verify when pasting text the word count is updated.
  21. Verify the user can add letters or numbers and special characters.
  22. Verify users can add content in both lowercase and uppercase.
  23. Verify maximum content limits apply.
  24. Verify minimum content limits apply.
  25. Verify by pressing space on textarea, horizontal scrollbar is not added. At the end of the text area, a space is added but the cursor is still blinking.
  26. Verify when pasting the content, no spaces are added with any words on the textarea.
  27. Text area verification is activated after the result is received or on request.
  28. Verify the input is not removed from the textarea after the result is received or on request.

🔆 Test Cases by Design

  1. Verify the width and height for the text area.
  2. Verify by moving the mouse pointer to all input text boxes. The cursor will change from an arrow to an insert bar.
  3. Verify horizontal and vertical scrollbars are added or not as required.
  4. Verify if the horizontal and vertical scrollbar functionality is working properly by pasting the content.
  5. Verify the placeholder text is aligned in the text area. (placeholder)
  6. Verify the placeholder text is visible in the text area.
  7. Verify the clear text icon is aligned with the text area.
  8. Verify the placeholder text is legible and the cursor is visible when clicked.
  9. Verify that the placeholder text is meaningful and informative to the user.
  10. Verify spelling and grammar for placeholder text.
  11. Verify the text area must be locked and fixed. Or stretch within a certain range.
  12. Verify if the user can add and deal with duplicate content.
  13. Verify the added tooltip and display if necessary.
  14. Verify hover functionality if added.
  15. Verify the clear text icon is present in the text area.

An will update more on this very post for Test Cases for Text Area more. Hope it helps you to refer to when testing.


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