Multiple Operating System test cases - Reporting

Monday, February 7, 2011

When running several operating systems we had some challenges on how we wanted to get the data out of spira to report and see status on it. Through a few revisions and different ideas we still felt there was something more we could have done. What is the best way to set up these tests so that the results can be reported on by operating system and by the actual test case at the same time.

For example.

I want to see how many times test X was run against Windows 7.

A also want to be able to see all the test run against Windows 7



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Monday, February 7, 2011
re: nhughesfl Monday, February 7, 2011

Hi Nathan

Generally we recommend the following:

  • Create a Custom List to store all the different Operating Systems
  • Create a Test Run list custom property called "OS" and link it to this custom list
  • Create a Test Set list custom property also called "OS" and link it to this custom list

Now you can create a test set for each OS and add the test cases to the set. As you assign the test sets to the testers, the OS will be preset on the Test Run. Then you will be able to report on the test cases through Testing > Test Cases and on the test sets (by OS) through Testing > Test Sets.

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