Patches Module Menus and Buttons

This section describes the menus and buttons available in the Patches module.

To access

On the Lab Management sidebar, under Performance Center, select Patches.

User interface elements are described below:

UI Elements (A - Z)

Where

Description

Add to Favorites

Favorites

Opens the Add Favorite dialog box, enabling you to add a favorite view to your private or the public folder. For details, see the Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management User Guide: Add Favorite Dialog Box.

Copy URL

Patches and <right-click menu>

Copies a selected patch and pastes its URL as a link. The patch itself is not copied. Instead, you can paste the address into another location, such as an email or a document. Clicking the link opens up ALM and takes you to the patch file or folder. If you are not already logged in, ALM first prompts for login details.

Export

Patches and <right-click menu>

Opens the Export Grid Data dialog box, enabling you to export the patches in the grid as a text file, Microsoft Excel worksheet, Microsoft Word document, or HTML document.

Choose one of the following options:

  • All. Exports all project settings in the grid.

  • Selected. Exports selected project settings in the grid.

Find

View

Opens the Find dialog box, enabling you to search for patches in the module. For details about search options, see the Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management User Guide: Find Dialog Box.

Go to Patch

Patches

Opens the Go To Patch dialog box, enabling you to find a specific patch by its ID number. You can only go to patches that are in the current filter.

Grid Filters

View and <right-click menu>

Enables you filter the data according to an entry in the filter box. For details about filtering options, see the Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management User Guide: Select Filter Condition Dialog Box.

Information Panel

View and <right-click menu>

Shows/Hides the Information Panel in the lower area of the module.

New Patch

Patches

Opens the Select Patch dialog box, which enables you to select a patch to upload.

Organize Favorites

Favorites

Opens the Organize Favorites dialog box, enabling you to organize the list of favorite views by changing properties or deleting views. For details, see the Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management User Guide: Organize Favorites Dialog Box.

Patch Details

Patches and <right-click menu>

Opens the Patch Details dialog box, enabling you to view and edit details of the selected patch.

Private

Favorites

Lists the favorite views that are accessible only to the user who created them.

Public

Favorites

Lists the favorite views that are accessible to all users.

Refresh All

View

Refreshes the grid so that it displays the most up-to-date information.

Replace

Edit and <right-click menu>

In the Project Details grid, opens the Replace dialog box, enabling you to replace a field value in the grid. For details, see the Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management User Guide: Replace Dialog Box.

Select Columns

View

Opens the Select Columns dialog box, enabling you to determine which fields to display in the grid and their order. For details, see the Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management User Guide: Select Columns/Select Fields Dialog Box.

For details about the patches fields, see Patches Module Fields.

Set Filter/Sort

View

Enables you to filter and sort the patches in the grid. Any currently applied filters or sorting orders are displayed below the toolbar. For details, see the Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management User Guide: Filter Dialog Box.

Update Selected

Edit and <right-click menu>

Opens the Update Selected dialog box, enabling you to update a field value for a multiple selection in the grid. For details, see the Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management User Guide: Update Selected Dialog Box.