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RQM Excel importer tool: Linking to existing artifacts (test scripts)

SC SC (312) | asked May 22 '13, 4:20 a.m.
Hi to all!
I have a set of test scripts in RQM 3, now I want to define my test cases in an Excel worksheet and then I want to import with the RQM importer tool. Can I link the test cases to the existing test scripts, for example using the scripts ID?
Thanks in advance!

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Vidya Malkarnekar (1.0k15) | answered May 22 '13, 7:35 a.m.
You should be using Link()  modifier as Hao mentioned, not  LinkExisting. 

Here's a sample .cfg file I have used in the past:

// Mapping for new Test Case

// Perform linking of artifacts


My Excel file is below:

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Hao Wan (1.5k35) | answered May 22 '13, 4:32 a.m.
 Hi SC,
you can use the Link() modifier
please refer to

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SC SC (312) | answered May 22 '13, 5:01 a.m.
HI Hao! thanks, first of all! I've read the document you linked, and there is a paragraph that is important:

"the LinkExisting modifier only deals with the support for linking master artifact and the artifact must exist on the RQM server side first.
the syntax will be
testcase.testplan=LinkExisting("testplanid"), testplanid1 is the external/internal id of the test plan on RQM server.

I remember to you that I've in my RQM some testscripts ready, I want to import test cases, and link them, but from this paragraph I understand that testcase is considered the master artifact that must exist on the RQM server, so I could import just testscripts and link them, that is the opposite of what I need to do.

Am I wrong in my interpretation in your opinion?

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SC SC (312) | answered May 22 '13, 8:38 a.m.
Ok, thanks, I'll try it! :)

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Aparna Sukumaran (333660) | answered Oct 28 '13, 3:04 p.m.
 Will this work for Word as well?

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