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Add Test Records

Add a Test

In the drop-down menu, select the 'Add Test' option. The 'Add Test to <element name>' dialog displays.

Mandatory fields on the dialog are indicated by a red asterisk (*).

Complete the fields as directed here.

Field

Action

See also

Test name

Type an appropriate and meaningful name for the Test.

Class type

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the appropriate test group; that is:

  • Unit
  • Integration
  • System
  • Acceptance
  • Scenario, or
  • Inspection

Type

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the appropriate test type; that is:

  • Load
  • Regression or
  • Standard

Status

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the appropriate test status; that is:

  • Not Run (the most likely value for a new record from you)
  • Pass
  • Fail
  • Deferred or
  • Cancelled

Run by

If the test has been run, click on the drop-down arrow and select the name of the person who ran it.

Last Run

If the test has been run, click on the calendar icon and select the date on which the test was most recently run.

Checked by

If the test has been run, click on the drop-down arrow and select the name of the person who checked the test execution and results.

Description

Type in a description of the test, what it is intended to show and why it is necessary.

You can format this text using the facilities provided in the Notes toolbar. These are:

  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Underline
  • Numbered list
  • Bulleted list
  • Superscript text
  • Subscript text
  • Set color of selected text

Input

Type a description of what actions or parameters are required as input to this test.

You can format this text using the facilities provided in the Notes toolbar.

Acceptance Criteria

Type a description of what criteria must be satisfied to indicate that the test has passed.

You can format this text using the facilities provided in the Notes toolbar.

Results

Type a description of the expected and/or actual results of this test.

You can format this text using the facilities provided in the Notes toolbar.

Add

Click on this button to submit the details and create the Test record on the selected element.

This message is displayed:

     Test <name> was successfully added to <element name>.

Either:

  • Work through the fields again, defining another new Test on this element, or
  • Click on the browser's back button to return to the 'Properties' view of the element, which will be refreshed to show the new record in the 'Testing' panel

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