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How do you format a test plan in XML for import into QM.

Debra Karr (1312) | asked Jan 19 '16, 1:14 p.m.
 I want to import a test plan into QM to use as a template. I saved the Word document as Word XML. When attempting to import, it threw the error; The uploaded content does not consist of well-formed XML or does not match the XML schema for testplan.

I looked at the header and it didn't look any different than what was described. Is there any other tool I could use to do a correct conversion?
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<?mso-application progid="Word.Document"?>
<pkg:package xmlns:pkg=""><pkg:part pkg:name="/_rels/.rels" pkg:contentType="application/vnd.openxmlformats-package.relationships+xml" pkg:padding="512"><pkg:xmlData><Relationships xmlns=""><Relationship Id="rId3" Type="" Target="docProps/app.xml"/>

Example of a basic test plan XML file that adheres to the XML schema:
<?xml version="1.0"?> <testplan xmlns=""> <title xmlns="">ClassicsJava Test Plan</title> <description xmlns=""> Testcoverage for the Classics Java application.</description> <updated xmlns="">2009-02-17T18:17:01.890Z</updated> <state xmlns=""></state> <creator xmlns="">ADMIN</creator> <owner xmlns="">unassigned</owner> <testcase href="../testcase/RQMViewReport_TC.xml"/> <requirement href="../requirement/RQMViewReport_Req.xml"/> </testplan>

version 6.0.1

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Cliff Sadler (62717) | answered Jan 19 '16, 4:19 p.m.

Go to


select 6.0.1 release

click on All Downloads in the menu bar

scroll down to extras and get the addins for Word and Excel

You will be creating a "mapping" file for fields in your Test Case and what qm wants

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Cliff Sadler commented Jan 19 '16, 4:23 p.m.

By 6.0.1 what I mean is go to the release you are using.  The schema is different for each release, so you have to use the add-ins for your release.

Debra Karr commented Jan 19 '16, 4:25 p.m. | edited Jan 19 '16, 10:00 p.m.

 Thanks for the help. 

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