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Multi select field for milestones


#1

Hi All

I’ve got quite interesting request from our user. They would like to have a custom multi select field for milestones.
I didn’t find such a thing in ootb feature and just curios if this is something we can do via e.g. custom java script?
They would like to search for a test cases by providing a milestone value and have a full control over what milestones list at the same time. Existing milestone field allows submitting only one value currently.

Thanks in advance


#2

Hi Alex,

Thanks for your post! TestRail’s milestones would currently only support the Name, Description, Start/End Dates, and Completed fields. It wouldn’t be possible to add another milestone field that would be filterable/searchable via the built-in filter/search features. That said, you can use Markdown to format the milestone description, and you could then e.g. create a table to organize any data that you add to the description (e.g. to look like separate fields). From there you can just use TestRail’s built-in search to search for any term, however keep in mind that this would search all entities and not just milestones. You can learn more about Markdown on our website here:

http://docs.gurock.com/testrail-userguide/userguide-editor

We’re also happy to review support for additional entity fields as well. Hope this helps!

Regards,
Marco


#3

Hi Marco

Well, I guess I must provide additional details. I don’t want to enhance metadata for milestones.
I want to

  • Create a new multi select field for test cases
  • Instead of predefined options in field constructor I want it to allow QA to select multiple milestones

Currently there is already a field for test cases available ootb, but it allows selecting only one milestone.


#4

Hi Alex,

Thanks for your reply! TestRail would already support this with the built-in Milestones field if you have this enabled (under Administration > Customizations). When setting any filter (e.g. under the Test Cases tab), you can select this built-in Milestone field and it would already support multi-select options (so e.g. you can just hold down Ctrl or Cmd for Mac to highlight multiple milestones in the field). This would allow you to filter by the built-in Milestone field. Hope this helps!

Regards,
Marco


#5

Hi Marco

Well it’s not about the filter. Yes I know muliti select is supported there.
It’s a about a field in the test case itself. This screenshot illustrates what I mean


#6

Hi Alex,

Thanks for your reply! Sure, we’re happy to review adding support for multiple milestone selections with the built-in Milestone field (or the ability to create a similar custom field) for a future update to TestRail. Thanks for your feedback!

Regards,
Marco


#7

So in other words there is not way to do this currently but to wait and hope if this feature will be implemented in some future release.
Ok, thanks