View entity dependencies

You can view the relationships between entities such as tests, components, and test resources. You can view the entities that depend on a selected entity (Used By grid), and the entities that a selected entity depends on (Using grid).

To access

Use one of the following:

  • Test Resources module: Select a resource in the test resource tree and click the Dependencies tab.

  • Test Plan module: Select a test in the test plan tree and click the Dependencies tab.

  • Business Components module: Select a component in the component tree and click the Dependencies tab.

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

UI Element

Description

Go To. Enables you to navigate to a selected entity.

Show Broken Relation. Displays details of the broken relation for the selected relation in the Using grid.

Select an entity in the Using grid that is marked as a broken relation and click the Show Broken Relation button.

Refresh. Refreshes the tab.

Show/Hide arrow. Displays or hides the Used By or Using grid.

Broken Relation. The related entity no longer exists. Click the icon for details.

<Used by grid>

Displays entities that depend on a selected entity.

<Using grid>

Displays the related entities that a selected entity depends on.

ID

A unique numeric ID for the associated entity. The ID is assigned automatically by ALM.

Name

The name of the associated entity.

Type

The type of the associated entity.

Description

The description of the associated entity.

Owner name

The name of entity that owns the selected entity.

Owner type

The type of entity that owns the selected entity.