Smart Defect Settings Dialog Box

This dialog box enables you to define the information that will be included in your defect's description, and any defect attachments.

UI Example
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To access

During a test run, click the Smart Defect button from one of the following locations:

  • Tools sidebar

  • Steps sidebar
  • Annotation Tools sidebar
  • Scanner Results dialog box, for ALM and UFT users
  • Storyboard window
Important information

Action options are available only if you are working in Power Mode.

See also

Detecting and Submitting Defects Overview

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

UI Elements

Description

<Step information>

Available only when you are working in test with steps.

Enables you to include step information as part of the description of the defect.

Drop-down options:

  • Current step. Includes the step name and description for the current step in the test.

  • All steps to current. Includes the step name and description for all the steps in the test up to the current step.

  • All steps. Includes the step name and description for all the steps in the test.

  • Custom. Enables you to select specific steps to include in the defect description. For details, see the Custom Selection Dialog Box.

The expected result for the last step that you include in the description is also added to the defect description.

Include last step's actual result information

Adds the actual result (if available) for the last step you included in the defect description.

<Action information>

Enables you to include user action information as part of the description of the defect.

Drop-down options:

  • Last 5 user actions. Includes a description of the last five user actions.

  • Last 10 user actions. Includes a description of the last ten user actions.

  • All user actions. Includes a description of all the user actions.

  • Custom. Enables you to select specific user actions to include in the defect description. For details, see the Custom Selection Dialog Box.

Description preview

A preview of the information that will be included in the defect description.

Attach to defect
  • Current screen capture. Include a screen capture of the application as an attachment to the defect.

    • If you submit the defect from the Annotation Workspace, the screen capture includes your annotations.

    • If you submit the defect from the Differences Viewer, screen captures of both machines are attached to the defect.

  • Screen movie. Include a movie of your run. Select a value from the drop-down box to define how much of the movie to include.

    • For ALM users:

      • The screen movie functionality must first be enabled by your ALM administrator.
      • Sprinter supports recording screen movies of up to 10 minutes. However, your ALM administrator may have reduced the maximum allowable movie length in the Sprinter section of the Project Customization page in ALM.

    • Screen movies can be enabled and disabled. You must enable screen movies prior to running your test. For details, see the Run settings.

    • Sprinter sidebars may not be visible in movies.

Submit Defect

Closes the Smart Defect Settings dialog box and opens the New Defect dialog box, enabling you to fill in the remaining information in the defect. For details, see New Defect Dialog Box.

Tip: Movies that are attached to defects, are stored as .fbr files. To view these movies on the DTS machine, copy the MSR player to that machine. The player, Free_MSR_Player.exe, is located in Sprinter's bin folder.