Editing Filters

To edit a filter:

  1. In the menu, click Project:<Project Name> > Project Settings .
  2. Click the Filters tab to view the list of available filters.
  3. Click the name of the filter you want to edit. The Edit Filter dialog box displays.
  4. Edit the Name and Description of the filter.
  5. Select a category of filter criteria from the Selection criteria list. The available categories depend on the general filter category you have selected.
    Note: You can combine filters by selecting Nested Test Filter or Nested Requirement Filter. Selecting one of these categories allows you to include an existing filter in your new filter.
  6. Select a Property, Operator, and Value for the filter from the respective lists.
    Available properties depend on the filter category that you have selected in the previous step. Defines the property for which you are defining a filter setting. If you have selected an attribute category, the property list includes custom attributes to query against.
    Specifies the filter operator. The operator depends on the property type you have selected. For example, if you have selected a property that is based on a string field type, the following operators are available:
    Operator Description
    = The string equals the defined value.
    not The string is different than the defined value.
    contains The string contains the defined value.
    not contains The string does not contain the defined value.
    Enter the value that you want to filter out. Depending on the property type that you have selected, values will either be strings that you can enter into the field, or a selection of predefined values that you can select from the list box. Allowed wildcards for strings are * (any amount of characters) and ? (exactly one character).
  7. Click OK to save the edited filter definition.