Assigning User-Defined Attributes to a Requirement Type

Note: The Attribute Creation Wizard launches only if the wizard option is selected from the Caliber Options menu on the Wizards tab.

To assign user-defined attributes to a requirement type in Caliber Author:

  1. Click Administration.
  2. Click Requirement Types. The Requirement Types dialog box is displayed.
  3. Select the Business Requirements requirement type.
  4. Click the Edit button. The requirement type’s dialog box is displayed.
  5. In the Custom Tabs section, select User Attributes and click the Edit button. The Edit Custom Tab dialog box is displayed.
  6. Select the Business Need attribute from the Available list and click the Move Left button to move it to the Selected list. A warning is displayed informing you that adding a user-defined attribute is a labor-intensive process.
  7. Click Yes to continue.
  8. Click OK to save changes to the custom tab.
  9. Click OK in the selected Requirement Types dialog box. The attribute is assigned to the requirement type.

    You can now view a Business Requirements requirement in the Automated Teller Machine project to see the new attribute listed on the User Attributes tab.

  10. To modify or delete a user-defined attribute, select it in the User-Defined Attributes dialog box and click the Edit or Delete button

Once you have created a new user-defined attribute, you must assign it to a custom tab in requirement type.