Test Instance Details Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to view run details and results for a test instance. You can also view and set test run configuration information.

To access

In the Execution Grid or the Execution Flow, right-click a test and select Test Instance Details.

Important information
  • If you edit the test information, the changes you make are reflected in the Execution Grid.

  • You can change the label of any of the fields in the Details tab. You can also add user-defined fields to the Details tab. For details, refer to the Application Lifecycle Management Administrator Guide: Customize project entities.

Relevant tasks

View test runs

See also

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element


Save. Saves the details.

First/Previous Next/Last Entity. Allows you to browse through the test instances in the Execution Grid.

Available from: This element is only available when you open the Test Instance Details dialog box from the Execution Grid.

Alerts. Opens the Alerts dialog box, enabling you to display alerts for the test instance. For details, see Use alerts.

Flag for Follow Up. Opens the Flag For Follow Up dialog box, enabling you to define a follow up flag for the test instance. For details, see Follow up flags.

Send by Email. Sends an email with the test instance 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

Opens the UFT Mobile dialog box. For details, see UFT Mobile Dialog Box.

Note: This option is only available if UFT Mobile has been enabled in Site Administration. For details, see Set up UFT Mobile integration.


Displays run details of a test instance. For details on the available fields, see Test Lab Module Fields.


Displays the results of all runs for the test instance. For details, see Test Instance Details - Runs View.

Select a run and click the Run Details button to view detailed results for the run.

Execution Settings

Displays run configuration information for the test instance. For details, see Test Instance Details - Execution Settings View.


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

Linked Defects

Lists the defects linked to the currently selected test instance. You can view, add, and remove defect links. For details, see Linked Defects/Entities Page.


Lists changes made to the currently selected test instance. For details, see History Tab.