You can customize requirement types according to your needs. Use the cog wheel in the header to open the Settings. At the left side, you’ll see a categorized list of configuration sections. The fourth section is Fields & Customizing. In the underlying section Requirements you can customize the requirement types in your TestMonitor environment.
Requirement Types Overview
The requirement types overview shows all the existing requirement types, including their name and color. The types shown on this page are either default types or custom types that were added in your TestMonitor environment. The four default requirement types are Business, User, Functional and Non-functional.
Add a Requirement Type
You can add a new requirement type by selecting Add Type on the top right of the requirement types overview page.
A popup will appear allowing you to specify the following fields:
- Name (required)
A short, clear name of the type.
You can select a color.
Click Save to add the new requirement type or Cancel to go back to the requirement types overview page.
Update a Requirement Type
To edit a custom requirement type's name or color you can move your cursor over it, and a pencil is shown. Select and edit the field. Click Save to save the changes you've made or Cancel to discard them.
It is not possible to update the default requirement types.
Delete a Requirement Type
You can delete a custom requirement type by selecting the 'cross' button to the right of the requirement type.
A confirmation box will be shown. Select Delete to delete the requirement type.
It is not possible to delete the default requirement types.
Use Customized Requirement Types in a Project
To use the customized requirement types, you can add them to one or more projects. Use the cog wheel in the header to open the Settings. Go to Projects and open the project detail page by either selecting the project name or the 'arrow' button to the right of the project. In the section Fields & Customizing > Requirements you see the requirement types. To activate a hidden requirement type, select the plus symbol next to it. To hide an active requirement type, select the cross symbol next to it.