A folder in the test plan of an HP Quality Center project may be
imported into an existing TestArchitect test folder,
generating new test modules and/or test folders.
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
A Quality Center
folder may only be imported to a TestArchitect
It may contain either tests or subfolders, but not a combination of both:
- A folder containing tests is realized as a TestArchitect test module, with each Quality Center test mapped to a unique test case.
- A folder containing subfolders is realized as a TestArchitect test folder, with the subfolders realized
as test subfolders or test modules, depending on their respective nature in Quality Center.
Note that, unlike the case with test modules, there is no need to check out the TestArchitect
test folder which is to serve as your import
Your target test folder may contain other test folders and/or test modules prior to the
import, as long as they do not pose naming conflicts with the items that are to be
Right-click the target test folder 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 source folder to import into TestArchitect and click OK.
Note: TestArchitect imports the selected
node and its subnodes, if any, recursively.
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.
Upon completion of the import process, TestArchitect
creates the corresponding test cases, test modules, and/or test folders with the following
attributes added automatically:
- Test modules and test folders:
- For each generated test folder and test module, the Name
field is populated with the name of the corresponding Quality Center folder.
- The OBJECTIVES section of each generated test module is loaded
with test objectives of each of its imported test cases, which in turn receive those
objectives from the Comments fields of their corresponding
Quality Center tests.
- Test cases: For test cases, the following fields are populated from their Quality Center counterparts:
Except for Test Objectives, all the above TestArchitect test case fields may be found in the
Information tab of each given test case. The Quality Center test fields are available in the
Details tab of the respective
|TestArchitect test case field
||supplier field in Quality Center test
|line item in Test Objectives tab
||custom fields of matching names
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.
history versioning is applied to each
test module affected by the import. A copy of the test module as it existed prior to the
import is versioned, as are one or more copies produced during the import process.