Defect Management

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

To Clone a Defect from Work item grid, follow the simple steps

  • 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

To Clone a Defect from Defect’s detail page, follow the simple steps

  • 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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