Create Maintenance Item From Test

If an element fails a test, one likely consequence is that a Defect (Issue) item has to be raised in model maintenance to correct the problem. You can generate this Defect item directly from the test that failed.

How To:

To create a Maintenance item from a test, follow the steps below:

Step

Action

See Also

1

In the Testing window, or the Testing folder of the Element Browser window, right-click on the test item from which to generate the Maintenance item

 

2

On the context menu, select the Create a Maintenance Defect from this test menu option

A message box displays

 

3

Click on the OK button to clear the message

 

4

Open the Maintenance window and select the Defects tab

The window displays a defect item having the same name as the test, and the test Description, Input, Acceptance Criteria and Results texts are displayed in the defect Description tab

 

5

Update the defect item as required

Maintenance Item Properties

Notes:

  • You can create Maintenance Defect items from several Test items at once; press and hold (Shift)  as you select the Test items, and then right-click and proceed as above - each selected Test item then generates a Defect item