To let user collaborate with other team members over the details of a tests that are covered under a defined Test Execution.

Here a platform is offered to the testers, assigners, administrators and other project members to do the Collaborative Analysis of tests.

Here Collaborative Analysis include

  • Analyzing,
  • Discussing,
  • Retesting,
  • Reassigning,
  • Overriding test result,
  • Invite developers to comment on any executed test case

For this, user can either request to view details of a test case already covered under a Test Execution or he can perform the actions available on individual Test Execution view page.

This is a screen where it would be possible to not only view the test case definition details but also the results and logs of activities for the test.

User also has the option to Comment, Mark the Test as Passed, or Failed, or simply Re-assign the test to someone else. In short the real team collaboration will be possible with this.

On this screen, the information available includes

  • Result - Passed/Failed/Skipped/Not Executed
  • Time Taken - The time taken on execution of the test (if already executed)
  • The test case specific details

With the introduction of test case revisioning feature, one can see the exact revision of the test case that was executed during a particular execution run. The revision number is shown next to test case name under the test case specific details section. When user clicks on revision number, then he can see the test case's status at the time of execution.

Also available are links to navigate to other peer tests under the selected Test Execution.

Logs of activities by users (during either execution of the test case or during any operation available to user through this interface), which include

  • Operation performed, like marking the test as passed, or marking the test as failed, or skipping, or reassigning the test or simply commenting on the status
  • Comments left by user
  • The date on which the activity was performed (posted)
  • Reported Defect Ids with their links

If separate text fields for steps and expected results have been enabled for the project the execution case window will provide step wise execution results. 

Various operations can be performed by the user, depending on whether he is authorized for, he can

  • Comment on the status of the test,
  • Mark the test as passed,
  • Mark the test as failed, or
  • Reassign the test

When user opts to Comment (on) or Mark the test as Passed, or Mark the test as Failed, or Reassign the test case, then a separate dialog will popup, which will let the user select the action he wants to perform. Apart from that he can

  • Leave his comments
  • Attach file(s), if required 

 

On submitting the information pertaining to the action user has performed the log related to test case will be updated with the action the user has chosen along with his comments.

 

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