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Reporting on Linked Test Case(s)

Is there a way to report and/ identify quickly on the number of times a single Test Case has been linked to other test cases?

Sorry if I am being dense here, but I’m not understanding how the linkage is created/established?

The link is created and established within the Test Case itself. You can call TC within a TC so you aren’t having to rewrite the same steps multiple times that are repetitive, keeping your Test Cases easy to maintain moving forward.

For example:
In the description of a single Test Case, I will call the test steps from C131 and C134

  1. Run test case [C131]( with the following Test Data:
  • Select Apartment Amenities that begin with A, B, and C
  • Deselect Apartment Amenities that begin with D, E, and F
  1. Run test case [C134]( with the following Test Data
  • Module: Apartment Amenities

Does this clarify what I’m looking to achieve from a reporting standpoint?

Hi Nilam,

Thank you for posting! It is not currently possible to report the number of times a link to a specific test case has been added in your various test cases. TestRail creates these links to the other test cases using Markdown formatting so a true link between these test cases has not been created. We are happy to review adding support for this type of link/reference between test cases in a future update to TestRail. We are also looking into adding functionality to be able to copy specific test steps between test cases. I have added your vote to our feature request for this. That said, we don’t have a specific timeframe to provide for this yet.

I hope this helps!


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Thank you for your prompt response. Appreciate it!

Add another vote from me. Thank you.

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Thank you for your response and support for this new enhancement. Appreciate you.

@npatel Thanks for explaining things so well. I think you might find this thread interesting - Reusing Test Steps. It is a variation on what you are trying to accomplish (I think).