Chapter 6 - Evaluating Tests
This chapter explains how to use the Test Log window of TestManager to view logs
and interpret their contents. It also explains how to create and run reports to help you
manage your testing efforts. This chapter includes the following topics:
About test logs
Viewing test log results
Viewing test script results recorded with Rational Robot
For detailed procedures, see the TestManager Help.
About Test Logs
After you run a suite, test case, or test script, TestManager writes the results to a test
log. Use the Test Log window of TestManager to view the test logs created after you
run a suite, test case, or test script.
A testing cycle can have many individual tests for specific areas of an application.
Reviewing the results of tests in the Test Log window reveals whether each test
passed or failed. Review and analysis help determine where you are in your software
development effort and whether a failure is a defect or a design change.
You can use the Test Log window to:
Open a test log to view a result.
Filter the data of a test log to view only the information you need.
View all test cases with an unevaluated result in the Test Case Results tab of the
Test Log window. This is particularly useful in evaluating the results of
performance test cases. You can sort the test cases by actual result and then review
and update all unevaluated test cases.
Submit a defect for a failed log event. The test log automatically fills in build,
configuration, and test script information in the ClearQuest defect form. For
information about submitting a defect, see About Submitting and Modifying Defects
on page 167.