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Test Result States


#1

I can see that there are 4 result for the states… Pass, Fail, Retest, Untested… Is it possible to add to these states through the database or something similar? We would like to have a state in between Pass and Fail… like “Pass with Problems” or something similar like that.


#2

Hello,

It’s currently not possible to add another test state (this is only possible for case types and priorities). This would also be a bit problematic since the different test states have specific meanings (e.g., the statistics are based on these values and other things).

I guess you are trying to remember tests that had some issues without marking the entire test failed? I’m not sure if this would be the best way to accomplish this. A test should either be passed or failed, as this clearly communicates the state of the test to all team members. Would one of the following actions be better suited?

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]Mark the test passed and add a note to the test result[/]
[
]Or additionally add a case to your bug tracker and add the bug id to TestRail[/]
[
]Mark the test failed until you fixed the issues. After you fixed it, either retest it directly or mark the the test Retest to get back to it later[/*]
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Regards,
Tobias