Enterprise Tester now allows Jira custom fields to be synchronized with Enterprise Tester and allows users to create links to existing Jira incidents directly from within Enterprise Tester. v2.3 also has a number of productivity enhancements, reducing the time to execute tests.
Enterprise Tester - Version 2.3
New Feature - Rich Text Portlet (a portlet where the contents can be editing in a rich text editor)
New Feature - Remote content portlet (A portlet that can display remote content in the portlet body)
New Feature - Project Categories, Projects can now be organized into folders underneath the organization in the explorer tree (the folders are called "project categories").
New Feature - Added support for sorting scripts / requirements in a package by number, instead of name.
New Feature - Added support for unlinking an incident from a step result (instead of deleting the entire incident)
New Feature - Implemented support for mapping custom fields in ET to in-built environment and due-date fields in Jira.
New Feature - Support for mapping custom fields in Jira to custom fields on the Enterprise Tester incident screen.
New Feature - Ability to link to existing incidents (both within Enterprise Tester, or in external defect trackers).
New Feature - Ability to "Pass All" remaining steps on grid execution screen.
New Feature - Ability to right-click on script assignments and select whether to execute via grid of single-step.
New Feature - Added support for display custom fields on the execution screens.
Enhancement - When exporting to CSV, user can now select encoding (ASCII, UTF7, UTF8 and UTF16) as required by the tool importing the CSV data.
Enhancement - Enhanced inbuilt fields mapping screen for project defect tracker connections, automatic matching is now performed.
Enhancement - CSV importer can now handle blank lines in source files and will skip them correctly.
Enhancement - Improved error reporting of issues when importing from CSV file, start/end line numbers now displays on the view errors screen along with more meaningful exception messages.
Enhancement - CSV importer can now handle automatically sanitizing names of scripts/requirements, to remove the reserved path separator character.
Enhancement - CSV importer will now handle import steps which are missing required values for step description / step expected result, replace it with a default value.
Enhancement - CSV importer will now handle importing steps where the values for step description, step expected result, step data or step notes is over 1024 characters in length (will automatically trim the values to size).
Enhancement - Improvements to progress notifications when importing/exporting baselines.
Enhancement - Can now configure preference for single-step or grid execution on the user preferences screen.
Enhancement - Implemented changes to search indexing behavior to improve performance when saving large entities.
Enhancement - All Custom field values are now included in CSV export.
Enhancement - Support for mapping to custom fields for CSV import.
Enhancement - Script level details (Description, Notes, Objective, Pre-Condition, Post-Condition) now displayed on all execution screens.
Enhancement - Actual result value now included in description for incidents, when created from the execution screens.
Enhancement - When ET incidents are first synchronized to a defect tracker (Such as Jira) an initial comment is added with a link back to the incident in Enterprise Tester, and it's incident ID #.
Enhancement - Added ability to disable search indexing functionality.
Enhancement - Added ability to disable change tracking functionality.
Fixed - On single-step execution screens, long multi-line descriptions, notes etc. now display correctly.
Fixed - user list on script assignment screen is now pageable, and sorted alphabetically.
Fixed - export of baseline now handles unusual characters such as 0x19 (EM) which may be the result of importing from CSV.
Fixed - insert HTML into script description/notes fields that contains the word "" would cause rendering issues when executing that script.
Fixed - Projects with single quotes in their names no longer stop the baseline screens from displaying correctly.
Fixed - Incidents unrelated to test step are no longer displayed on the single-step execution screens incident grid.
Fixed - Ajax requests (such as getting menu for a tree node) no longer fail when using Crowd SSO.
Fixed - Matrix report no longer hangs / causes excessive CPU load when changes are saved.
Fixed - Links to Jira issues on incidents now correctly open in a new tab.
Fixed - Issues with tabbing between custom fields on the execution screens.
Fixed - When incidents have multiple comments, paging is no longer affected.
Fixed - When paging through a large number of incidents, higher page numbers no longer take a long time to fetch.
Fixed - Can no longer change password on preferences screen if the "current password" is incorrect.
Fixed - Grammar corrected for entity deletion messages displayed when clicking "Delete" button on edit pages.
Fixed - Screen is now masked when loading field definitions before display incident dialog - prevents users from clicking multiple times and causing incident fields to "double up".
Fixed - When viewing historical run on grid tab (with default view set to "grid") switch to single-step tab would redirect user back to grid tab.
Fixed - selection logic of fallback pick list values when importing from CSV improved, now picks pick list value in list with the lowest sort order #.
Fixed - Issue preventing second column of fields on edit script screen from displaying correctly in some versions of Firefox.
Fixed - Requirement coverage, Requirement list and script assignment list screens fixed to display correctly when project or package name contains a single quote character.
Fixed - Typos corrected in right-click Admin configuration menu.
Fixed - selection logic of fallback pick list values when importing/synchronizing from Enterprise Architect improved, now picks pick list value in list with the lowest sort order #.
Fixed - Fixed issue where when importing structured scenarios from EA, the step immediately after the branch step was emitted incorrectly.
Fixed - When importing large baselines, that takes a long time, we now disable the session idle and timeout warnings.
Fixed - Fixed issue when restoring baselines with 0-byte sized attachments
Fixed - Fixed bug that was preventing importing of EA use case scenarios in some cases.
Fixed - Fixed issue when importing from CSV file and mapping a column to step number that contains blank or non-integer values.
Fixed - Fixed issue where opening a group, user, project etc. on the admin tab, moving between tabs, then saving, could potentially cause loss of membership information.
Fixed - Projects are now sorted alphabetically on the Admin tab.
Fixed - Baseline restoration no longer fails when restoring baseline with nested package that has an external link associated with it.
Fixed - Baseline restoration of projects where the script assignment points to a script not within the baseline.
Fixed - Baseline restoration no longer fails if step description / step expected results in baseline are blank.
Fixed - Issue causing custom fields to not always be persisted when creating new incidents from execution screen.
Fixed - Implemented partial fix to address issues where a workflow transition is required in Jira, to move issue to the selected status in ET.
Fixed - Implemented tweak to hide version/components mappings, if either the defect tracker or ET projects version/component list is empty.
Fixed - Fixed restoration issues for large baselines with MySql.
Fixed - Fixes to support importing and exporting baselines containing large attachments.
Fixed - Performance improvements to baseline generation process.
Fixed - Reverting to previous version of an entity, where one or more custom fields in that version no longer exists, now succeeds.