Adding Requirements or Entities

NI Requirements Gateway 2018 Help

Edition Date: March 2018

Part Number: 371714F-01

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Complete the following steps to add requirements or entities to a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF file.

Note Note  
  • To add entities in a Word or PDF file, you must customize the built-in Word or PDF type to specify entity elements, customize entity tags, and apply the custom type to the Word or PDF file.
  • The Tagger dialog box creates requirements or entities in PDF files by adding notes. To use the Tagger dialog box for a PDF file, you must specify that the PDF file contains traceability information in annotation content, such as review comments. Enable the With annotations option on the Options tab of the PDF Conversion Options dialog box.
  1. Select a Word or PDF file in the project workspace, and then select Tools»Tagger on the menu bar to launch the Tagger dialog box. Requirements Gateway also opens the file you select.
  2. In the file, select the text for which you want to add a requirement or entity tag.
  3. In the Tagger dialog box, select Requirement or Entity from the Tagger type control.
  4. Click New requirement or New entity. In the Word file, Requirements Gateway highlights the new requirement or entity. In the PDF file, Requirements Gateway adds a comment that includes the new requirement or entity.

To add a requirement or entity as a comment in a Word file, you can customize the tag by selecting Tag using comments on the Tagger tab of the Types pane of the Configuration dialog box.

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