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Some projects may have further information about defects stored in a spreadsheet or in an offline data source. In this case, project administrators can use an Excel source to manually import the information into ManagementStudio. This article describes the fields that can be used.
For further information on data imports, please refer to this article.
Available Defect Fields
|Defect Id||Every bug or defect has it's unique identification number||Yes, when updating an existing defect|
|Severity||Based on the severity (Critical, Major or Minor) it tells us about impact of the defect or bug||Yes, when importing a new defect|
|Short Description||This includes the abstract of the issue||Yes, when importing a new defect|
|Business Impact||This includes the impact of the defect on the business. For example it could be Medium, High, Very High||Yes, when importing a new defect|
|Process||The defect's process can be set during the import process. |
For example, if the defect is already in Pending, this could be added to the import file to enable ManagementStudio to change the Process from the default value of 1. Identified to the current status of Pending.
|Sub Process||The defect's sub-process can be set during the import process. This should be used in conjunction with the Process section above to ensure the correct sub-category is selected.|
For example, if Pending is selected as the Process, the Sub-Process should be set to Waiting on User, or Waiting on Vendor.
|Module||The module the defect is logged against. It could be Device, Deployment unit, Application or Project etc||Yes, when importing a new defect|
|Description||Details of the steps to reproduce the defect||Yes, when importing a new defect|
|Process Status||This is the internal Process status of the process the application is in.||No|
|Priority||Based on the priority set (High/Medium/Low) the order of fixing the defect can be made.||No|
|Next Action Due||This includes the date when the next action is due on the defect||No|
|Created By||This includes the date when the defect is reported||No|
|Delegate 2||The name of the person that is delegated to analyze/fix the defect||No|
|Archived||This denotes, if the defect is either archived or un-archived||No|
|Locked||This denotes, if the defect is either locked or unlocked.||No|
Please note, all built in Custom fields are available to import when enabled within the Admin section. Administration->Defects->Details Config
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