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Feature Request: Give Test Case History more of a diff-like appearance


#1

Surprised I couldn’t find a topic already posted for this but:

Is it currently possible or would it be possible to give test case history more of a diff-like appearance?

As it is now, it seems like there is no differentiation between updates in history. Therefore, given a test with 11 lengthy steps, it isn’t readily obvious if only one word was changed in the last update of a test case.

I’m looking for something as simple as new text getting highlighted, or only showing the lines that were added/removed/changed.

We’re currently using running version 3.1.2.3142.

Sorry if there’s already a workaround or post for this. Thanks.


#2

Hello,

Thanks for your posting. Diffs are currently not available but this is already on our todo/feature request list. Most fields only have one value (e.g. Priority, Type or other single-value fields), so seeing the difference between two test case versions is obvious. I understand that it isn’t so easy to spot differences between two long texts or step lists though and it’s already planned to make this easier (e.g. via a diff as you mentioned).

Thanks again,
Tobias


#3

Is there an update on this request? When working in a 30+ person QA department, a diff styled edit history would allow for a much faster workflow for both managers and analysts.


#4

I would like to see this feature included soon. Something like track changes or the history diffs in Confluence would be awesome.


#5

Hi there!

We currently don’t have an update on this but it’s still planned to look into this. Thanks for your feedback :slight_smile:

Cheers,
Tobias


#6

Please add it. Checking differences is now a major pain.


#7

Thanks for your feedback, Pawel! Yes, we would like to look into this as well and it’s still on our list.

Cheers,
Tobias


#8

Any update on this?

Even a workaround on how to get at the raw data would be appreciated so I could pull the before/after text into my favorite difference tool (which is “Beyond Compare”, and I receive no financial compensation for making this statement).