Requirement Details Page

This page enables you to update the details, attachments, tests coverage, requirement traceability links, risk-based quality management settings, and defect links for any requirement. You can also view a list of changes made to any requirement.

To access

Use one of the following:

  • In the Requirements module, right-click a requirement and select Requirement Details. The Requirement Details dialog box opens.

  • Select View > Requirement Details. The Requirement Details view opens.

Relevant tasks

How to Create Requirements

See also

Requirements Specification Overview

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element

Description

Save. Saves the details.

First/Previous/Next/Last Entity. Allows you to browse through the requirements.

Available from: Requirement Details dialog box

Flag for Follow Up. Opens the Flag For Follow Up dialog box, enabling you to define a follow up flag for the requirement. For details, see Flag For Follow Up Dialog Box.

Send by Email. Sends an email with the requirement details. For details, see Send E-mail Dialog Box.

Send an IM. Opens the Select IM Participants dialog box, enabling you to send an IM to selected users. For details, see Send instant messages from ALM.

Spell Check. Checks the spelling for the selected word or text box.

Thesaurus. Displays a synonym, antonym, or related word for the selected word.

Spelling Options. Enables you to configure the way ALM checks spelling.

Field Search. Enables you to search for a specified field name. Supports wildcard search with asterisk "*" and question mark "?".

For example: a*b returns acb and adefb; a?b returns acb

Details

Details the currently selected requirement. For details on the available fields, see Requirements Module Fields.

Rich Text

Enables you to add, view, and edit rich text using an editor from within ALM.

Note: Changes you make to the rich text for a requirement are saved automatically when you move to a different requirement or a different module.

Attachments

Lists attachments that provide additional information about the currently selected requirement. For details, see Attachments Page.

Linked Defects

Lists the defects linked to the currently selected requirement. For details, see Linked Defects/Entities Page.

Requirements Traceability

Lists the requirements linked to the currently selected requirement. For details, see Impact Analysis Tab and Relationships Tab.

Test Coverage

Lists the tests associated with the currently selected requirement. For details, see Test Coverage Page.

Business Models Linkage

Lists the business model entities linked to the currently selected requirement. For details, see Business Models Linkage Tab.

Risk Analysis/Risk Assessment

Calculates and analyzes risk for the currently selected requirement. For details, see Risk Assessment Tab and Risk Analysis Tab.

History

Displays a list of changes made to the currently selected requirement. For details, see History Tab.

In addition, this tab displays a history of baselines in which the requirement appears. For details, see History Tab.