Adding References

NI Requirements Gateway 2018 Help

Edition Date: March 2018

Part Number: 371714F-01

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Complete the following steps to create references between requirements in different project documents and insert references to project documents.

Creating References

You can create references between requirements when the project documents meet the following conditions:

Complete the following steps to create references between requirements in different project documents.

Note Note  You can only create references for requirements in a lower-level project document to cover a requirement in a high-level project document.
  1. Select a requirement in the Requirements and entities list of the Tagger dialog box.
  2. On the Attributes and references tab, click the Value column for the Reference row to display all the requirements in the high-level document.
  3. From the list of requirements in the high-level document, select the requirement that the requirement you selected in the Requirements and entities list covers.
  4. Click Save in the Tagger dialog box. Requirements Gateway saves the references in the modification file and reanalyzes the project.

Inserting References into Word or PDF Documents

Complete the following steps to insert references to a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document.

  1. In any view of the project workspace, select a Word or PDF document to add references.
  2. Click Tagger on the toolbar to open the Tagger dialog box.
  3. Select Coverage from Tagger type to list all the references in the document.
  4. In the document, click the location to add a reference tag.
  5. In the Tagger dialog box, select a requirement in the Requirements and entities list.
  6. Click New reference to insert the reference for the requirement to the document. In the Word file, Requirements Gateway highlights the new reference. In the PDF file, Requirements Gateway adds a comment that includes the new reference.

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