Folders in test case view

Friday, December 2, 2011
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If I have a test case in a folder and I want to move it to another empty folder I find it unbelievably difficult to do so.

If I drag it to the folder in the Test List nothing happens

If I drag it to just below a folder it will add it at the same indentation as the folder but not inside the folder

Same issue if I try to cut and paste

If I add a new child test case to the folder then I can drag the existing test case to the folder between the folder name and the child test case.




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Friday, December 2, 2011
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re: tl Friday, December 2, 2011

The system works a bit like Excel so that you may need to do an Indent after moving the item just below the empty folder. Have you tried that?

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
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re: inflectra.adam Friday, December 2, 2011
Thank you for the answer, it works

I still think that dropping a file to a folder should add the file to the folder.
Monday, May 6, 2013
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re: tl Wednesday, December 7, 2011
I quite agree!  this is not very good functionality at all
Monday, December 30, 2013
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re: inflectra.adam Friday, December 2, 2011
Hello Adam,

I think this is a by-pass method and not much user friendly. If there is at-least one test case in the destination folder then copied test case moves inside it easily. No need to use Indent but when it is empty, it requires Indent.

Drag-drop or cut-copy-paste functionality is for empty folder is not correct.

Thanks,
Avnish
Friday, January 23, 2015
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re: tl Friday, December 2, 2011
Hi there,

While attempting to move folders within Spira's Test Case List, what do Inflectra suggest for "promoting" Functional Tests to Regression Tests? The reason why I am frustrated is that all I want to do is move a folder of tests from a Functional folder to a Regression folder and have tried all forms of indent and outdent and am getting nowhere.

What are the rules for moving a folder? Must the folder to be moved be more "out-dented" than the destination folder? If I indent my Regression folder then I will cause havoc within the Test Case List.

Moreover, what do Inflectra suggest for promoting functional tests to regression tests?

Thanks,

Eoin.
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