This section describes how to manage defects when working in Web Runner.
Note: You can customize which defect fields are displayed in Web Runner when submitting defects. For details, see Set defect entities.
You can submit defects to ALM directly from Web Runner. You can associate defects to ALM projects, test runs, or test steps.
Choose one of the following options:
Submit a defect to an ALM project
While working in Web Runner, you can submit a defect to your ALM project.
Select the defect icon located in the upper-right corner of the window. The Add Defect dialog box opens.
Submit a defect for a test run
While running a test instance, you can add a defect to a test run.
Select the menu icon located in the upper-right corner of the window. Select Add Defect. The Add Defect to Test Run dialog box opens.
Submit a defect for a test step
While running a test instance, if the expected result and actual result of a test step don't match with each other, you can add a defect to the step.
Grid View: Under Actions, select Add Defect to Step .
Details View: On the right side of the window, select Add Defect to Step .
The Add Defect to Step dialog box opens.
Fill in defect details as necessary.
To associate an attachment with your defect, select:
Attaches a file to your defect. Select an attachment and click the delete button.
- Select Submit.
While running a test instance, you can link existing defects to a test run.
Note: The defects must already exist in ALM.
Select the menu icon located in the upper-right corner of the window. Select Link Defect. The Link to Defect dialog box opens enabling you to enter a defect number.
The Defects tab by default displays the defects that you have detected. You can use filters to search target defects.
You can edit defects only when defect editing is enabled for the project. For details, see Enable or disable Web Runner modules.
Refreshes the defect data in the Defects grid so that it displays the most up-to-date information.
Displays all defects of the project.
|Filters on the defects that are assigned to you.|
|Filters on the defects that are detected by you.|
Opens the Filter dialog box that allows you to filter defects by the specified values of any defect fields, except the Comments and Description fields.
For details, see Filter dialog box (for Web Runner and Quality Insight).
Filters on a selected private or public favorite view as defined in the ALM client.
A unique numeric ID for the defect, assigned automatically by ALM.
A brief summary of the defect.
For details about relational operators, see <logical expression pane>.
The severity of the defect.
|Detected on Date||
The date on which the defect was detected.
The status of the defect.
The target release associated with the defect.
For details about the other operators, see Select Filter Condition Dialog Box.
|Action||Click to open the defect in the ALM client.|