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Can you customize columns for Test Cases?


#1

Id like to add another column to the test cases… So far i’ve only seen the steps and the results columns… Id like to add a test data column as well… Can this be done?


#2

Is this for data that the tester will use in testing?


#3

Yes, like user names and passwords… We also like to keep track of URLs that are page specific or if a search is conducted, what are the fields they used for the search per test.


#4

The general way they support test data is either attaching a file to the case or using the markdown for matting in the Preconditions and creating a table of the needed data:
http://docs.gurock.com/testrail-userguide/userguide-editor#tables

Using a table means that the tester can copy/paste data from the table.


#5

Thanks! I’ll give the tables a try :slight_smile:


#6

Hi Gabriella,

We usually recommend adding test data to either the Step or Expected Result fields but it can also make sense to add it to Preconditions or a separate dedicated custom field.

http://docs.gurock.com/testrail-userguide/howto-fields

I hope this helps!

Cheers,
Tobias


#7

Hi
Adding to this we would, also like to add a 3rd column as well.
We have a large amount of tests with multiple test steps and different data for each step.
I can merge some columns in Excel, however a 3rd column, Test Step, Test Data (this is different logons, data, programs to run).
On a 30+ step test scenarios having all this data at the top or bottom would be a pain
I understand too many columns would look ugly on a screen, but the flexibility of a 3rd would be great, when needed.

Thanks


#8

Thanks for your feedback, Stuart, that’s appreciated!

Cheers,
Tobias