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QABook™ Desktop (version - Release Note

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

NMQA are pleased to announce the release of QABook Desktop v3.1.19.16.

The highlights of the QABook Desktop release are summarised below:

  • Network Floating License
    • QABook Desktop now supports floating licenses
    • A single user friendly Licensing Manager within the QABook Server application to manage all your licenses for Desktop, Web and Enterprise (including trial licenses)


  • Test Runner Enhancements
    • New Agile-friendly Test Runner. If your test cases do not contain test steps QABook will automatically change the UI, displaying the following fields instead
      • Test Case Description
      • Defect Description


    • The following functionality is now supported during Test Execution:
      • Pause/Resume test execution without closing the Test Runner
      • View Test Case and Test Run description
      • View/Attach screenshots to the Test Case under test or the Test Run (ability to upload screenshot from a file system or capture from multiple screens)
      • View/Attach files to the Test Case under test or the Test Run
      • View/Add comments to the Test Case under test or the Test Run
  • Further Enhancements
    • Ability to copy Requirements, Test Cases and Defects from one project to another using a right-click context menu
    • Ability to execute tests without using the Test Runner. Users can now change the status of Test Case Steps in-line, which will automatically amend the Test Case status (and therefore the associated Requirement status)
    • Project Team data grid now displays the column “User Group”


    • <Save+Close> button added on all edit windows



    • Expected Results captured in Defect Description during Test Execution
    • Ability to create new Components from within the Requirements, Test Cases and Defects edit windows
  • Defect Fixes 
    • Test Runner Data Error issue fixed for International Locales.
    • Traceability link issues resolved
    • Minor User Permission issues fixed
    • Other minor Defect fixes based on customer feedback

The highlights of the QABook Web release are summarised below:

  • Email Alerts
  • Drag-drop functionality for selecting Web Browsers and Operating systems for a defect
  • Network Floating License support

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