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QABook™ Desktop (version 3.2.65.68) - Release Note Latest Release

Tuesday, November 06, 2012


NMQA are pleased to announce the release of QABook Desktop v3.2.65.68.

The highlights of the QABook Desktop release are summarised below:

·         Labels (Custom Fields)

o   QABook Desktop now allows creation of unlimited custom fields which will be available to the end users in the Requirements, Test Cases and/or Defect Module

 

o   Supported Data Types include:

§  Text - Allows the end user to select one or more values from a pre-defined list.

§  Number - Allows the end user to select one or more values from a pre-defined numeric list.

§  DateTime - Allows the end user to select a calendar date. This value is directly assigned to a selected entity (Requirement, Test Case, Defect etc).

§  Boolean - Allows the end user to select one of two pre-defined values.

§  Free Text - Allows the end user to enter free text.

§  URL - Allows the end user to enter a clickable URL.

o   A Label can be marked as Mandatory or Optional

o   Default values can be assigned to Labels of type Text, Number, Boolean and DateTime

o   Option available to automatically assign default values to all records in targeted Module(s)

·         Image Editor v2.0 - Following changes have been implemented to enhance the functionality to manipulate screenshots:

 


 o   Crop Image

o   Add a text

o   Highlight a screenshot using the following tools:

§  Solid or Transparent Square/Rectangle

§  Solid or Transparent Circle/Oval

o   Choose border colours for Text, Square/Rectangle and Circle/Oval tools

o   Choose fill colours for Square/Rectangle and Circle/Oval tools

o   Undo/Redo/Reset via toolbar buttons and keyboard shortcuts

o   Performance Improvements

·         Edit Window Enhancements

o   Ability to create, modify or delete “Operating Systems” list via Defects window

 

 

o   Ability to create, modify or delete “Web Browsers” list via Defects window

o   Ability to modify existing “Installed Software” list via Environments window

o   Ability to modify existing “Products being developed” list via Environments window

o   When a Test Case is associated with a Defect, the Test Case reference is now prefixed with the title

o   Ability to paste screenshots from clipboard directly into the Image Attachments section

o   Ability to drag-drop screenshots to the Image Attachments section

 

 o   Ability to drag-drop files to the File Attachments section

o   After downloading a file from the File Attachments section, QABook automatically opens the folder and highlights the downloaded file

o   The description field is now resizable

·         Record Detail View Enhancements (All Modules)

o   User Email is now clickable and opens the default mail client

 

 o   User Website URL is now clickable

o   Clickable URL added to view Image Attachments

o   Clickable URL added to download File Attachments

o   Clickable URLs added for all custom URL fields

·         Record Selection Window Enhancements

 

o   Reference field added to Defect and Test Case Selection windows

o   Column header is now visible and Reference / Title columns are now sortable in the Defect and Test Case Selection windows

o   Column header is now visible in the Environment and Test Run Selection windows and the “Name” column is now sortable

·         Further Enhancements

o   Ability to copy Test Case Steps from one Test Case to multiple Test Cases

 

 o   Updated EULA (End User License Agreement)

o   README.txt file added to the setup package

o   Database server information is now visible on the login form as well as Help > About QABook

o   Major performance enhancement which improves the load time, user experience and memory usage

o   When adding a new Web Browser to the Web Browsers list, an option is now available to select an executable path

o   Ability to export comments into excel spread sheets (Requirements, Test Cases and Defects Module)

o   Assigned To user filter added to the Requirements Module

o   User Group creation wizard now allows administrators to add a description for custom User Groups

o   Enhancements to Network Floating License

·         Defect Fixes

o   Ability to copy comments to clipboard from the Module details screen

o   Various known Network Floating License issues fixed

o   Test Case steps are now automatically saved when navigating across steps

o   An administrator is now able to create a new Environment using the project wizard provided one of the existing projects is already open

o   Various user permission related issues fixed

o   Various folder control issues fixed

o   Test Run edit window balloon popup issue fixed

o   When selecting a Component from the Components Module, all associated records in the details view now exclude the records from recycle bin folder

o   Import from Excel issue fixed when there are sub folders with the same name under different top level folders

o   Various other minor issues fixed

o   Change history is now added to records created via in-line editing

o   Traceability links now support Unicode characters

·         Other minor enhancements and bug fixes

 

The highlights of the QABook Server application are summarised below:

·         Only a single instance of QABook Server application is allowed to be run on a machine

·         Improvements to License Logs include the following:

o   On application start-up, user and hardware information is logged

o   On application shutdown, the user information is logged

·         A README.txt file is added to the installation package