5.1 Creating Test Cases

There are two ways to create Test Cases within Pulse. A quick Test Case can be created in addition to Test Cases with more information. 

Quick Add Test Cases

A quick test case can be added from a work item by clicking on "Quick Add Test Case." The following fields are available: 

  • Name: short description that describes the test case. 
  • Type: mark a test case as manual or automated
  • Note/Description: a place to leave a note about the test case
  • Steps and Expected result: test steps the tester should take and the expected results. The order of test steps can be changed and test steps can be removed.  
  • Tags:new tags can be added or existing tags can be selected to organize test cases

Create New Test Case

There are two ways to open Test Case modal such as using "Create New Test Case" button or "Edit" button on Work Item modal and in Test Case Library. 

Test case modal contains necessary fields a test case must have:

  • Project: the project the test case is assigned to
  • Version: version that the test case should be executed. Default value is empty
  • Status: 
    • New: the test case has just been created
    • In Progress: the test case is in process of designing
    • Approved: the test case is approved and ready for execution
  • Priority: Low, Medium, or High
  • Type: mark a test case as manual or automated
  • Assigned: Team member(s) assigned to the test case 
  • Tags: new tags can be added or existing tags can be selected to organize test cases
  • Effort: man hours members have spent on the test case. 
  • Flag for Regression: used to decide wether the test case is regressed in different versions or not. Default value is unchecked, i.e not regression
  • Description (Optional): to add a description of the test case, click on "Add a Description" 
  • Pre-condition (Optional): to add details on the environment needed for the test case or test data, click on "Add a Pre-Condition" 
  • Steps and Expected result: test steps the tester should take and the expected results. The order of test steps can be changed and test steps can be removed.  
  • Linked Work Items: Other work items linked to this test case 
  • Attachments: images, text files or any other files used for the test case
  • History: date and time that any changes to the test case. This is read-only information.
  • Test Markdown: view of the test case in Markdown