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Multiple iterations of a testcase in a plan


#1

Hi is it possible to run separate multiple iterations of the same test case within a test plan, without having to duplicate the test in the suite.

I know I can run the test again over the top of the last one. And in a pinch use configurations. however I would prefer to have just one test case I can add to the same test plan multiple times to record multiple results.


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#2

Hello,

Thanks for your posting. Including the same test case multiple times is not supported and you would need to add multiple runs of the same test suite/case repository to the test plan in this case. You can also use configurations as you mentioned and TestRail would then automatically create multiple test runs for you:

http://www.gurock.com/testrail/videos/test-plans-configurations/

Regards,
Tobias


#3

Could this be looked at as a future feature.

Being able to apply a number of need iterations to a single test case in a plan would be extremely handy as it doesn’t rely on setting up a multiple configurations where the process is the same but only the data is changing.

Many thanks.


#4

Thanks for your additional feedback. Yes, we will make sure to look into this. You can alternatively also use a single test case with multiple verification steps and include the test data as part of the structured/separated steps control, for example:

http://docs.gurock.com/testrail-faq/config-steps

Regards,
Tobias