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Meaning of "This status is a final status"


#1

Hi,

I added a custom test status and I don’t understand the meaning of This status is a final status, because regardless whether I check it or not, the overall status of my test run is not changing.

I have a test run with 20 tests, 19 are passed, 1 is set to the custom status.

Regardless whether I set the flag for This status is a final status, the status of the run is always 95%.

For what is this flag for and what should be different when checking it or not ?

Thanks


#2

Hello Andreas,

Thanks for your posting. This option influences the way the progress/burndown reports are calculated (on the Progress tab per milestone/plan or run). “Final” statuses contribute to the progress of a test run where non-final statuses wouldn’t. This is independent of the run/plan/milestone status but it’s planned to add a status option for this as well in the future and I’m happy to add another vote to this feature request.

Cheers,
Tobias


#3

then do so, please :slight_smile:

Ok - at least I do now understand how and where this is used. Thanks


#4

Thanks again for your feedback, Andreas, and happy to help :slight_smile:

Cheers,
Tobias


#5

Hello,

I would like to add my vote for the development of this feature.

We created several status that would be passed but with certain conditions.

It would be usefull to add these types of status to the global overview of the project progression and encounter their results (like the “Passed” is by default).

Thank you

Best Regards,

Laurence


#6

Hi Laurence,

Thanks for your feedback! Happy to add your vote and feedback to this request!

Regards,
Marco


#7

Please also add my vote, thanks :slight_smile: