Clone Defect

OVERVIEW

Clone Defect option allows the user to create a replica of the defect in same project or different project with minimal effort.

TO CLONE A DEFECT

There are 2 ways to clone the defect

WORK ITEMS PAGE
  • Select Work Items in the main menu
  • Select Defect work item from the left navigation
  • Select a defect to clone. (Multiple Selections are not allowed)
  • Select ‘Clone Defect’ option from More Actions
DEFECT DETAILS PAGE
  • Open the Defect in View Mode
  • Select ‘Clone Defect’ option from More Actions (3 Dot Icon displayed at the Top Right Side of the Defect Page)

Select the Project name, checkbox for ‘Create Traceability to This DEFECT’ and ‘Include Discussion’ in Defect clone pop-up window.

Click on Clone button

A new tab gets opened with cloned defect details, Defect will be opened in Editable Mode

Clone Defect does not allow users to copy the Attachments

MANAGE CLONE DEFECT POP-UP:

  • Clone to Project: Lists all the active Projects which have add defect permission
  • Create Traceability to This DEFECT: If checked, Copies all the existing traceability to the cloned defect
  • Include Discussion: If checked, Discussion content gets copied to the cloned defect

A Default Traceability with the link type “Defect Clone” gets added with every cloned defect

RELATED LINKS

Clone Defects Permission

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