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Azure DevOps

2022

MODERN REQUIREMENTS4DEVOPS 2022

May 20- 2022

In this update we have added following new features and enhancements.

General

Tool Enhancements

Confirmation on rollback

 Users will now be asked for confirmation on performing “Roll back” through a confirmation dialogue box. This functionality is provided in the following modules and their respective areas:

  1. Smart Docs → version toolbar.
  2. Baseline → View tab toolbar.
  3. Compare pop-up
    • Invoked from Baseline “View” tab
    • Invoked from Baseline “Compare” tab
    • Invoked from Review “List View” tab
    • Invoked from Review “Smart Docs View” tab
    • Invoked from Queries tab “Context Menu” at work item level.
    • Invoked from Backlog tab “Context Menu” at work item

Admin Panel

New Features

Configure Date, time patterns & time zone for MR UI & Reports: In “Admin Panel” under “General” tab, users can now set “Date” and “Time” patterns through the respective “Date Pattern” & “Time Pattern” drop downs in “Date, Time Pattern and Time Zone Settings” section, to be shown for all date & time value(s) in all of Modern Requirements module’s UI (including Smart Docs grid, Review Request etc) and reports (including Difference Report, Approval Audit Report etc). By default, in “Date Pattern” drop down (dd-MMM-yyyy)” value will be set and in “Time Pattern” drop-down (hh:mm:ss tt)” value will be set.

Users can also configure “Time Zone” for all date and time value(s) to either “UTC” or “End- user locale”. For this there is a first check box in the above-mentioned section. On checking the checkbox, the time will be displayed in “UTC”. By default, the checkbox is shown “Checked” which will display the time in “End-user” time zone.

Users can also choose to show or hide the “Time Stamp” for “Time Zone” in date & time Value(s) everywhere in MR UI and reports. For this, there is a second check box in this section which is shown “Checked” by default which will show the time stamp in all date & time value(s).

Configure area path settings: In “Admin Panel” under the “Smart Docs” tab, a new section “Configure Area field in Smart Docs New file window” has been included through which users can now configure to make the “Area” field as mandatory or not mandatory in Smart Docs “New File” window. Users can “Check” this checkbox to make the “Area” field as mandatory and users will need to provide desired area path while creating a new Smart Docs file. By default, this checkbox is shown “Un-checked”.

Smart Docs

New Features

1. New Features in Word Import

a. Mapping of bullets/numbering to work item: Users can now map “Bullets & Numbering” including hierarchical bullets/numbering and custom as well to separate work items in a smart document through word import using “List Paragraph” tag in the ruleset file for manual mapping. The bullets/numbering can be mapped to same or different work item types.
The same can be done through Ruleset designer as well which now has an “Add List” option on both main and sub-drop downs. The user must select each list paragraph node individually to map to a different type of work item or the user can use the “Apply to all list” check box from the right panel to map the same work item type at all bullets/numbering defined in the word document.

b. Support for different file extensions for word document: Users can now import word documents of following extensions in word import:
i. *.docx
ii. *.dotx
iii. *.docm
iv. *.dotm

New Feature General

1. Change Request: Multiple row configuration in word import: The old option of “All Rows” in sub-drop down for table level has now been removed and a check box “Apply to all rows” has been added in the right panel on row level through which the settings configured will be applied to all rows added on that level in the word document.

Tool Enhancements

1. Area path support for document template and word import: Users can now set “Area path” through “Area” field on creating a new Smart Docs file through “New File” window on “Document Template” and through “Word Import” based on configuration set from “Admin Panel”.

2. Word imports implicit functionality: Users can now add a table under the heading(s) option, “Content map to” option is now
removed from the designer UI. This functionality will work implicitly now.

3. Smart Editor in right panel: Users can now edit work items through “ ” Smart Editor tab in the right panel which can be accessed through the “Insert” option on tool bar. The changes made in a work item would be reflected on the grid as well. Users can scroll through the work items through “Up/Down Arrows” and the selection would be updated on the grid as well. ADO Editor can also be accessed directly from Smart Editor through the “Open work item” option in it.

4. Work item fields: In addition to UI fields of work item(s), now the hidden fields will also be shown in meta template designer which the user can configure to show on Smart Docs grid as well.

5. Froala version integration: A new version of “Froala Editor” has been integrated which includes UI changes for better
user experience and some bug fixes as well.

Review Management

Tool Enhancements

1. Confirmation on review completion: Users will now be asked for confirmation on performing “Review Completed” through a confirmation dialogue box in the review module.

Smart Report

Tool Enhancements

1. Implemented Test Point Virtual work item in Test Case API: MRDevOps now also provides support of Test point work item as in ADO along with other virtual work items that are already supported. Users can also view the following properties of Test point work item:

  • ID, Title, Outcome, Config name (Configuration), Test Case id, Suite Id, plan Id, Tester, Last Updated Date, Last Updated By, Is Active, Is Automated.

Users can create the following hierarchy by using Test Point virtual work items to get the desired output. Test point is similar to test case work items and can be used in absence of/before/after test case.

  • Test plan Test suite vs. Test case vs Test point vs. Test run vs. Test result vs. Test step run vs. Bugs.

2. Support of Virtual properties against Test Case API virtual work items: 

Users can now view some more virtual properties for each virtual work item:

  • Test Run→Total Test, Pass Test, Failed Test, Not Applicable Test, Incomplete Tests, Unanalyzed Test
  • Test Result→ Total Test steps, Pass Test, Failed Test, Unspecified Test

3. Attachment Support for Test Step Run virtual work item: Users can now view “capture screenshots” that are added on test run, in the “Attachment” field of Test step run virtual work item. Users can also download the image by clicking on it.

Smart Note

Tool Enhancements

1. Special characters support: New support has been added for special characters on “Create File” and “Save as Template” features. The following are the allowed and not allowed special characters:

             a. Allowed characters: ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & ( ) – _ = + [ ] { } ; ‘ , .

             b. Not allowed characters: ” / : < > \ * ? |

             c. Name cannot end with a period

2. Roboto font support: Users can now apply following “Roboto” fonts on text in smart note module:

              a. Roboto Black

              b. Roboto Light

              c. Roboto Medium

              d. Roboto Regular

              e. Roboto Thin

3. Enter key support

              a. “Enter” key support is now provided for “Media Library” feature on “OK” button in “Insert image” pop-up opened through “Add Image”

              b. “Enter” key support is now provided for “Insert/Edit hyperlink” feature on “OK” button.

Trace Analysis

Tool Enhancements

1. Implemented Test Point Virtual work item in Test Case API: MRDevOps now also provides support of Test point work item as in ADO along with other virtual work items that are already supported. Users can also view the following properties of Test point work item:

  • ID, Title, Outcome, Config name (Configuration), Test Case id, Suite Id, plan Id, Tester, Last Updated Date, Last Updated By, Is Active, Is Automated.

Users can create the following hierarchy by using Test Point virtual work items to get the desired output. Test point is similar like test case work item and can be used in absence of/before/after test case.

  • Test plan Test suite vs. Test case vs Test point vs. Test run vs. Test result vs. Test step run vs. Bugs.

2. Support of Virtual properties against Test Case API virtual work items: 

Users can now view some more virtual properties for each virtual work item:

  • Test Run→Total Test, Pass Test, Failed Test, Not Applicable Test, Incomplete Tests, Unanalyzed Test
  • Test Result→ Total Test steps, Pass Test, Failed Test, Unspecified Test

3. Attachment Support for Test Step Run virtual work item: Users can now view “capture screenshots” that are added on test run, in the “Attachment” field of Test step run virtual work item. Users can also download the image by clicking on it.

Diagram

Tool Enhancements

1. Special characters support: New support has been added for special characters on “Create File” and “Save as Template” features. The following are the allowed and not allowed special characters:

             a. Allowed characters: ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & ( ) – _ = + [ ] { } ; ‘ , .

             b. Not allowed characters: ” / : < > \ * ? |

             c. Name cannot end with a dot

2. Roboto font support: Users can now apply following “Roboto” fonts on text in smart note module:

              a. Roboto Black

              b. Roboto Light

              c. Roboto Medium

              d. Roboto Regular

              e. Roboto Thin

3. Enter key support

              a. “Enter” key support is now provided for “Media Library” feature on “OK” button in “Insert image” pop-up opened through “Add Image”

Simulation

Tool Enhancements

1. Special characters support: New support has been added for special characters on “Create File” and “Save as Template” features. The following are the allowed and not allowed special characters:

             a. Allowed characters: ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & ( ) – _ = + [ ] { } ; ‘ , .

             b. Not allowed characters: ” / : < > \ * ? |

             c. Name cannot end with a dot

2. Clear option: Users can use the “Clear” option now provided in “Date Picker” and “Date Time Picker”

3. Roboto font support: Users can now apply following “Roboto” fonts on text in smart note module:

              a. Roboto Black

              b. Roboto Light

              c. Roboto Medium

              d. Roboto Regular

              e. Roboto Thin

Use Case

Tool Enhancements

1. Special characters support: New support has been added for special characters on “Create File” and “Save as Template” features. The following are the allowed and not allowed special characters:

             a. Allowed characters: ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & ( ) – _ = + [ ] { } ; ‘ , .

             b. Not allowed characters: ” / : < > \ * ? |

             c. Name cannot end with a dot

2. Roboto font support: Users can now apply following “Roboto” fonts on text in smart note module:

              a. Roboto Black

              b. Roboto Light

              c. Roboto Medium

              d. Roboto Regular

              e. Roboto Thin

Alice (BA Assistance)

Tool Enhancements

1. Special characters support: New support has been added for special characters on “Create File” and “Save as Template” features. The following are the allowed and not allowed special characters:

             a. Allowed characters: ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & ( ) – _ = + [ ] { } ; ‘ , .

             b. Not allowed characters: ” / : < > \ * ? |

             c. Name cannot end with a dot

2. Roboto font support: Users can now apply following “Roboto” fonts on text in smart note module:

              a. Roboto Black

              b. Roboto Light

              c. Roboto Medium

              d. Roboto Regular

              e. Roboto Thin

MR Agent

Tool Enhancements

1. Font formatting is updated and made consistent on all sections and labels.

Custom ID

Tool Enhancements

1. CID counter update support: User can update Custom ID counter in existing configuration now.

Suspect Links

Tool Enhancements

1. Suspect Link Performance Improvement: Suspect Link configuration loading and processing time have been improved significantly.

2. User can get updates from Process Template: For any modification or changes required from Process Template, user can click on link provided on UI “Refresh from server”