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How I can do to choose the depth of a test artifact copy with RQM 4.0.3 ?


jean-claude vauthier (22634656) | asked Jun 20 '13, 11:52 a.m.
retagged Jun 22 '13, 3:02 p.m. by Lisa Caten (342913)
Hello,

  In the News & Noteworthly tab of the RQM 4.0.3 it is written :
    You can choose the depth of a copy and choose if copy links are created during the copy. Options include a shallow copy with no references, a shallow copy with references, or a deep copy of test cases.

     I have not found the way to select the depth.

     Does it mean that if I copy a test plan I can choose to copy only the related test cases without copying (but just referencing) their test scripts or both the test cases and the test scripts ?  

     Thanks

             Jean-claude

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Paul Slauenwhite (8.3k12) | answered Jun 21 '13, 6:45 a.m.
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edited Jun 21 '13, 6:47 a.m.
Hi Jean-Claude,

Copy depth are options and not a numerical level.  For example, copying a test case:
  • Duplicate with references. The duplicated artifacts will include links to the same artifacts as the original artifacts.   
  • Duplicate with copies. The duplicated artifacts will include links to copies of the artifacts contained by the original artifacts.   
  • Basic copy. The duplicated artifacts will not contain links to other artifacts.
[Source: http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/clmhelp/v4r0m3/topic/com.ibm.rational.test.qm.doc/topics/t_copy_asset_while_viewing.html]
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jean-claude vauthier commented Jun 21 '13, 7:21 a.m.

Thanks Paul.  Thus it is not really the depth of the copy but more copy options.  It was just to be sure that I have not missed some kind of configuration somewhere.

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