Tools Menu

To access

Click Tools on the masthead.

See also ALM Common Areas

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element



Opens the Project Customization window, enabling you to customize your project. For details, see Project customization.

Tip: You can change your ALM password and user details in the Project Customization window. For user interface details, see User Properties Page.

Clear History

Opens the Clear History dialog box, enabling you to delete history data from your project. Clearing history requires the appropriate user permissions. For details, see Clear History Dialog Box.

Task Manager

Opens the Task Manager dialog box, enabling you to view the status and progress of asynchronous tasks run in your project. For details, see Task Manager Dialog Box.

Download Images

Automatically. Enables automatic image download for memo fields.

On demand. Enables image download for memo fields on demand. This may help with a slow connection.

Turn automatic image download for memo fields on or off for the entire site with the MEMO_FIELD_AUTO_DOWNLOAD_IMAGES site parameter. For details, see Set configuration parameters.

Copy project URL to clipboard

Copies the URL of the current project to the clipboard. You can paste the URL link into another location, such as an email or a document, or save it as a favorite view. Clicking the link prompts you to login and then the project opens.

Spelling and Grammar

Spelling Options: Opens the Spelling Options dialog box, enabling you to configure the way ALM checks spelling.

Thesaurus: Opens the Thesaurus dialog box and displays a synonym, antonym, or related word for the selected word. You can replace the selected word or look up new words.

Check Spelling: Checks the spelling for the selected text or text box. If there are no errors, a confirmation message opens. If errors are found, the Spelling dialog box opens and displays the word together with replacement suggestions.

New Defect

Opens the New Defect dialog box, enabling you to add a new defect. For details, see Defect Details Dialog Box.