Import Invalid Pairs

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  • Updated 8 years ago
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Could we have some sort of csv import or excel import for invalid pairs. It is a hassle to create a bunch of invalid pairs from different parameter lists.
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tanmay.bhide

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Posted 8 years ago

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Justin Hunter, Hexawise Founder, Founder and CEO

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Tanmay,

Thank you for your input. Please keep your thoughtful suggestions coming. We truly appreciate user feedback.

Yes. We agree; when you have a lot of invalid pairs to enter, it is more awkward than it should be. We are working on a dramatically improved user experience in this area. When we designed the original user experience, we anticipated that users would need to enter fewer invalid pairs than they actually enter.

Estimated time to resolution: I will be presenting at the CAST Conference August 8th of this year (approximately a month from now). During that conference, I will be discussing a new "Import and Extend" feature that I have promised James Bach we'll have by then. That import and Extend feature will allow you to import invalid pairs.

In addition, apart from the enhanced importing capabilities, we will be improving the user experience for how users assign invalid pairs within the Hexawise application itself and anticipate that we will push this enhancement into live production within a month from now as well.

Thanks again!

- Justin
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Sreenuraj

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Hi,
Any updates on this
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Sean Johnson, CTO

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Sreenuraj, Tanmay,

You can already import invalid pairs in Hexawise today. Here are the steps:

1. Export your plan with at least 1 invalid pair (this ensures you get an invalid pair sheet in the Excel export)
2. Fill out the rest of the invalid pair sheet in the Excel file (make sure you save it as Excel XML.
3. Create a new plan and import the updated Excel file. The invalid pairs you entered on the invalid pairs sheet will be imported as well.

Let me know if you have any trouble with this.

Thanks,
Sean
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Sreenuraj

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Sean,
Thanks for the update; Its a cool feature.

Small suggestion :)
I think it will be good if possible to Export the Test-Plan before going to 'Create test' for the Plan and
now after filling out rest of the invalid pair, to import it back the possible option available is to create a 'New Test Plan'. 'Updating the plan' will be more useful according to me.

Thanks,
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Sean Johnson, CTO

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Sreenuraj,

I agree with your suggestion. Exporting a plan w/o any tests should be valid. We'll look into it.

Cheers,
Sean
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Sean Johnson, CTO

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Sreenuraj,

We've implemented 1/2 of your suggestion. You can now export a plan without any tests.

We'll look into updating invalid pairs in an existing test via an import.

Cheers,
Sean