Reporting on Requirements does not filter on parents

Friday, January 3, 2014

currently, there are 2 types of requirements: a real "leaf" requirement and a "parent" requirement.
This last type is for spirateam not a real requirement anymore. if a value for a specific field is set, filtering on that value will not display this parent requirement anymore. Same behavior is seen in the reporting.

But now I have a problem: my top level requirements are commercial requirements where the lower level (and leaf) requirements are more technical translations of that commercial requirement.
Both the top and the leaf requirements are linked to a release.
How am I able (via normal reporting) to only report the top (commercial) requirements. If needed, these will have a specific value for some requested field.

5 Replies
Friday, January 3, 2014
re: FilipBaert Friday, January 3, 2014
Hi Filip

The way the filtering system works is to only consider the 'leaf' requirements and it includes any parent requirements for those 'leaf' requirements that match the filter. So there is not a way right now to just filter on the parent ones.

Best Regards

Friday, January 28, 2022
re: inflectra.jimx Friday, January 3, 2014


The current behaviour in SpiraTeam v6.14.0.1 in 2022 seems to be still the same as in 2014.

Now we have a field called "is Parent" in the Three view, but the filter using this field simply does not work. If you select YES it shows all requirements and if you select NO it does not show anything. 

Do you Inflectra have any plans to solve this?

Monday, January 31, 2022
re: Renato.certi Friday, January 28, 2022


Could anyone from Inflectra comment on this?

Monday, March 14, 2022
re: FilipBaert Friday, January 3, 2014

It is a constraint on a daily basis and I also consider this being an still unresolved issue.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
re: S798VmI1oC7RsGvsLhma Monday, March 14, 2022

Thanks for the comments. This is a known issue and logged as an internal incident. There is no release date marked at this time I am afraid.

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