Defects Module Window

This window enables you to define and maintain ALM defects. ALM organizes and displays defect data in the Defects grid.

To access

On the ALM sidebar, select Defects.

Relevant tasks

Work with defects in ALM

User interface elements are described below (unlabeled elements are shown in angle brackets):

UI Element


<Defects module common UI elements>
<filter status bar>

Describes the filter currently applied to the grid. Located directly under the toolbar.

  • Showing <x> results. Indicates the number of records currently displayed out of the total records.

  • Retrieve all <x> results. Click to display all records.

<grid filters>

Displays a grid filter box under each column name, enabling you to define a filter condition for a column.

Type directly into the box, or click the box to display the browse button, which opens the Select Filter Condition dialog box. For details, see Filter Condition.

<similar defects pane>

Enables you to check for similar defects from the Defects grid. For user interface details, see Similar Defects Dialog Box/Pane.

Available: After selecting the Find Similar Defects  button in the Defects grid.

Description tab

Describes the currently selected defect.

Click in the Description or Comments text boxes in this tab to display a toolbar for formatting and spell checking the text.

Attachments tab

Lists attachments that provide additional information about the currently selected defect. For details, see Work with attachments.

Linked Entities tab

Lists the defects and other entities linked to the currently selected defect. For user interface details, see Linked Defects/Entities Page.

History tab

Lists changes made to the currently selected defect. For details, see Display ALM history.

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