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Test suite description at test run overview


#1

Hi,
When i create a test run, its suite description gets shown at the test run overview.
However, when i create a test plan and add at test suite, the suite description does not get shown at the overview of the corresponding test run . But besides that the two overview pages do exactly look the same.
Is this a bug? or can i somehow force the showing of the suite description?


#2

Hello Tobias,

Thanks for your posting. Do you mean the standard test run page you are redirected to after creating a test run? If so, the description of the test suite is actually not automatically displayed on this page and a test run has its own description field for this (can be set if you add/edit a test run). Or do you mean something else?

Regards,
Tobias


#3

When I go to the tab “Test Runs & Results”, click on “Add Test Plan”, enter a test plan name, click on “Add Test Suite”, select a test suite, and click on “Add Test Plan”. I get redirected to the test plan overview. When I now click on the test suite that i have added, which redirects me to the test run overview, I expect to see the suite description, but there is none…?


#4

i just mean the difference between those two screenshots:


bigger size: http://mitchmitch.herobo.com/dummy.jpg

The picture on the left is a Test Run, the picture on the right is from a Test Plan, containing only one Test Run. Both Runs are from the same Suite, but the Test Run of the Test Plan is missing the Run description.


#5

Descriptions for individual test runs are currently not supported if they are part of a test plan (and we recommend using the test plan description for this instead). This is only supported for stand-alone runs at this point. Please note that the test suite description is not automatically included when you start a stand-alone test run either (you would need to enter this explicitly in the Description field).

Regards,
Tobias


#6

I was wondering if there are updates in regards to the above feature request from Mar '14 (i.e., adding a description for individual Test Run in a Test Plan).
It would help me in my testing as well.


#7

Yes, we have an update and the next version (TR 5.2) will add support for this (likely available in February, maybe a bit earlier).

I hope this helps!

Cheers,
Tobias