Enable users to export test points to an Excel file, perform tests in an offline scenario, and import results back to TFS/Team Services. UserVoice idea #3596154. Marketplace: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=ms-devlabs.OfflineTestExecution&utm_source=vsarsolutions
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Export and execute test cases offline and import the outcome to the test plan

Sometimes the need for execute test cases without connection to the Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). This extension lets you export your planed test cases to an excel file. With the Excel file, you can mark test cases as passed or failed in an offline environment, and the use the tool to import the outcome back to the test plan.


Export the entire test plan, or a filtered selection, to an Excel file. Filter the export to the entire test plan, the selected suite with or without children, configuration and/or tester before exporting.


Offline execution

View test cases offline in excel and mark them as passed, failed or blocked.

View in Excel and mark test cases as passed or failed

Import outcome

Import the outcome from excel to your test plan. Import the outcome to the test plan


Free, but only VSTS users (not stakeholders) can be assigned the Test Case Explorer extension. Learn more about VSTS Feature Matrix and VSTS Pricing.

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We thank the following contributor(s) for this extension: Mattias Skold, Josh Garverick, Utkarsh Shigihalli and Hosam Kamel.


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