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Add text instead of replace in bulk edit


#1

Hi,

is it possible to add something a field in the bulk edit mode and not replace it ?

Like I want to add a prefix to a certain test cases. When selecting them and choose the bulk edit, I guess changing the title will replace it, right ?

Or is there a placeholder for the current title, like

%title%

or so - that I could write ?

prefix %title%

Cheers


#2

Hello Andreas,

Thanks for your posting! At this point, the bulk-edit does not support replacing/appending data and would always set/override the entire field.

Cheers,
Tobias


#3

Hello,

Now the bulk editing of test cases is a real challenge and we have to do a lot of manual work. I’d like to add my vote for replacing/appending data to be included in a future release. It would be usefull.

Thanks,
Natalia.


#4

Thanks for your feedback, Natalia!

Cheers,
Tobias


#5

Hi,
Would like to give my vote as well :slight_smile:
Bulk edit is almost useless without bulk adding

BR
Itsik


#6

Hi Itsik,

Thanks for your feedback!

Cheers,
Tobias


#7

Upvoting - is this even the right place to do so?


#8

Hi Faisal,

Thanks for your feedback! Yes, you can upvote here in our forums or via email and any feedback we receive is added to our internal tracker. When a similar request is made we add votes to the original. Thanks for your vote!

As an alternative, you can look into the XML export/import option as you would be able to export your test cases via XML, make bulk edits via your XML editor (e.g. you can use the built-in find and replace function), and then re-import this into TestRail via the ‘Update existing test cases’ option. This might be helpful in some cases.

Hope this helps!

Regards,
Marco


#9

Please add my vote for this feature. JIRA does a good job of this if you are looking for a pattern example.


#10

cool - i did not know about this, so at least there is a workaround. Nevertheless, such functionality should be part of the system and not making us to leave the system, do it and then go back to the system.