3.01 - Administrate a requirement

    3.1.1 Create a requirement

Prerequisite: Have created a project and have the necessary accreditation.
  1. Go to the Requirement workspace.
  2. Select a project, a folder, or a sub-folder by clicking on the element’s name. This one will be highlighted.
  3. Click on [Create] in the library toolbar . A drop down menu is unfolding. Click on [New requirement...]:
  4. A pop-up window « Add a Requirement » in which you can fill in different fields is displayed. The field "Name" is the only mandatory field.
  5. Click on [Add] if you want to add only one requirement, or click on [Add another] if you want to add several requirements at the same time.
  6. The new requirement is displayed in the project’s tree structure under the previous branch that was just created in the project. In order to organize the requirements in alphabetical order, it is necessary to refresh the page using [F5].




    3.1.2 Rename a requirement

Prerequisite: A requirement has been created.
  1. Select the requirement you want to rename. Its name is highlighted.
  2. You have three ways to rename a requirement :

a.     Using [F2],

b.    Via the library toolbar, by clicking on [Rename item (F2)...]:


c.     Via [Rename] in the requirement consultation page toolbar :


3.     After pressing on [F2] or clicking on [Rename item (F2)...] or [Rename], a pop-up window « Rename item » opens up.

4.  In the pop-up window, change the name of the requirement in the field "New name" and click on [Confirm] to validate the change (or [Cancel] to stop it). The editing is displayed in the tree structure and in the requirement name field.

    3.1.3 Delete a requirement

Prerequisite: A requirement has already been created.

1.     Select the requirement you want to delete. Its name is highlighted.

2.     You have two ways to delete a requirement:

a.     Using the key [Del],

b.     Via the library toolbar, by clicking on [Delete (del)...] :


3.   After pressing [Del] or clicking on [Delete (del)...], a pop-up window « Remove Requirement » is displayed and asks to confirm or cancel the deletion.

4.   In the pop-up window, click on [Remove] to validate the deletion (or [Cancel] to stop it). If you confirm the deletion, the item will be definitively erased from the tree structure and the database. 


    3.1.4 Create a requirement under another requirement (for Squash 1.7.0 and more)

Prerequisite: A requirement has already been created.

  1. Select a requirement by clicking on the element’s name. It will be highlighted.
  2. Click on [Create] in the library toolbar . A drop down menu is unfolding. Click on [New requirement...].
  3. A pop-up window « Add a Requirement », in which you can fill in different fields is displayed. The field "Name" is the only mandatory field.
  4. Click on [Add] if you want to add only one requirement or click on [Add another] if you want to add several requirements at the same time. (If you select "add another", the other requirement will be added at the same level as the first one)
  5. The new requirement is displayed in the project’s tree structure under the previous branch that was just created in the project. In order to organize the requirements in alphabetical order, it is necessary to refresh the page (press [F5]).
Here is an example of requirements hierarchy :