New Resource/Resource Details Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to add and view resources.

To access

Use one of the following:

  • In the Test Resources module, right-click a resource folder and select New Resource. The New Resource dialog box opens.

  • In the Test Resources module, click the History tab. Click Baselines or Versions and Baselines. Click the View button. The Resource Details dialog box opens.

Important information

Version Control: The new resource is automatically checked out. For details, see Version control.

Relevant tasks

How to Use Test Resources

See also

Test Resources Overview

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element


Rest All Fields. Clears the content in the dialog box.

Available from: New Resource dialog box

Check Spelling. 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

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

Available from: Resource Details 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.

Available from: Resource Details dialog box


The name of the resource.


Indicates the type of resource. For details, see Test Resources Module Icons.


Details of the currently selected test resource. For details on the available fields, see Test Resources Module Fields.

Resource Viewer

Enables you to upload files for the currently selected test resource to the ALM repository. You can also download files to a local directory. For details, see Resource Viewer Tab.


Displays the relationships between the currently selected test resource and other entities. For details, see Dependencies Tab.