Similar Defects Dialog Box/Pane
The Similar Defects dialog box enables you to check for similar defects before submitting a new defect. The Similar Defects pane enables you to check for similar defects at any time from the Defects grid.
User interface elements are described below (unlabeled elements are shown in angle brackets):
Text string to find.
Letter case does not affect the results.
The following are ignored:
When searching for similar text, ALM limits the results of defects found to those with a minimum similarity according to this percentage.
Default: ALM returns defects with a similarity of at least 25 percent.
Select columns. Opens the Select Columns dialog box, enabling you to determine which fields to display in the grid and their order. For details, see Arrange columns.
Searchable Fields. The fields used to find similar defects. The fields are read-only.
Go To. Locates the selected defect in the Defects grid.
List of similar defects. For details of the fields displayed for the similar defects, see Defects Module Fields.
The number of the current defect in relation to the total number of similar defects found.