Custom Test Case Status

Monday, August 23, 2021

Question - How do you define that a particular test case is still being executed ( incomplete)?
I understand that the Test Set has an option called status which defines "in progress", "completed" "not started" etc. 

However, can a similar option be defined at a Test Case Status level?

Ask - As a product owner can I define a custom test case status called - "incomplete"? 

If no, then, can this be defined only by the system administrator?

What other options are suggested to define a test cases status which has not been completely executed?


3 Replies
Monday, August 23, 2021
re: ptoms1245 Monday, August 23, 2021

The existing Execution Status of 'Not Run' is meant for that.

Test cases that are "Ready for Test" workflow status but "Not Run" execution status are considered Incomplete.

Monday, August 23, 2021
re: inflectra.david Monday, August 23, 2021

Thanks, David.

Follow-up question with scenario -

1. Total 1 test case with 3 steps.

2. 2 test steps have been marked as passed.

3. 3rd step has been marked as failed.

Logically in this case the test case is still in progress. By your definition the one in No Run status will be considered "Incomplete".

How about this scenario where each step has been executed but has not been completed?

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
re: ptoms1245 Monday, August 23, 2021

No that test case is Failed. Since 2 passed and 1 failed.

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