A test in the test plan of an HP Quality Center project may be
imported into an existing TestArchitect test module,
generating a new test case in the module.
that the machine hosting the TestArchitect repository server
has the HP ALM Connectivity Add-in installed, to allow for integration and
synchronization between TestArchitect and HP Quality Center.
Ensure that you have already taken the following
If the TestArchitect
test module into which you are about
to import the new test case is not currently checked out, right-click its icon in the TestArchitect explorer tree
, and then click Check
The state of a test module is indicated by its icon:
To bring a Quality Center test into a TestArchitect test module as a new test case, observe the
Right-click the test module icon and select
Note: If requested, enter the password for the Quality Center account whose user name is the same as the current TestArchitect user name.
The Import from Quality
Center dialog box appears, displaying lists of Quality Center tests and folders in a tree structure:
Select a Quality Center test to import and click
Note: When importing into a TestArchitect test module, you are limited to selecting a single Quality Center test as the source. Also note that "#" tests
are intended for Quality Center
purposes only and are non-importable.
The import process begins, as indicated at the
bottom of the dialog box. Note that the entire process may take anywhere from a few
seconds to a minute or more, depending on the content being imported.
creates a corresponding test case/ test
module/ test folder with the following attributes added automatically:
- Title and other applicable fields, including user-defined fields, are populated.
- The textual description in the Quality Center's
Description tab within the test plan's
Detail tab are loaded into the corresponding TestArchitect test case description located on the test case
's Information tab.
- Each pre-defined step, including names and descriptions, written in the Quality Center test plan is are added as a comment in the TestArchitect test module editor.
- TestArchitect maps the Quality Center
Test ID as Source. This
Source number, which cannot be edited, can be found on the
Information tab of the corresponding TestArchitect test case.
that, if the existing Source field on any other test case in the
project already has this number, the field is cleared. This is done to ensure the mappings
revision control is applied to each test
module affected by the import. A copy of the test module as it existed prior to the import is
added to the revision history, as are one or more copies produced during the import