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Can I remove standard sections from a template in RQM?


Maria Victoria Martinez Torino (14924459) | asked Dec 18 '13, 7:52 a.m.
Hi,

I have a custom template named "Test Strategy" which contains some sections that I would like to remove.
From the "Manage Sections" windows of a Template, I want to remove the "Test Cases" section by moving it from the selected sections to the available sections. Unfortunately I cannot do that. Although the Help states that standard sections cannot be deleted, I am not trying to delete it but only remove it from the "Selected sections".
Here's the screenshot of what I am seeing:


Can you please let me know if this is also expected behavior?

I am using RQM v4.0.2., FF ESR 17 and have Admin and Test Team member permissions (the out of the box permissions).

Thanks in advance!
Vicky

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Ara Masrof (3.2k15) | answered Dec 18 '13, 9:17 a.m.
JAZZ DEVELOPER
 Vicky.
You can remove the Test Case section for a Test Plan for an individual Test Plan (rather then from a template)
Bring up a Test Plan
Select the Test Case section
On the Upper right hand side select the Red X icon to delete/remove the sections

Delete TC

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Ara Masrof (3.2k15) | answered Dec 18 '13, 8:27 a.m.
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Vicky,
There is an existing RFE (Enhancement request) to remove the Test Case section from a Test Plan

Enhancement 60035
The section "test cases" can not be removed from the test plan template

https://jazz.net/jazz02/web/projects/Rational%20Quality%20Manager#action=com.ibm.team.workitem.viewWorkItem&id=60035

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Maria Victoria Martinez Torino commented Dec 18 '13, 8:48 a.m.

Hi Ara!

I got into that RFE and noticed that it was rejected. So I assume Rational is not planning to change that RQM works in regards of standard sections of a template.

But what about removing the "Test Cases" section from a test artifact by moving it from the selected sections to the available sections?
Is this supported by RQM? I had understood that used to be supported by RQM.
If so, then which versions of RQM support moving the standard section out of the selected sections?

Thanks in advance!
Vicky


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