Defining the Requirement Type

Note: If you are logged in as a Project Admin, you are not authorized to create or modify a requirement type. You would see the Edit and New button disabled.

To Define the Requirement Type

  1. In Caliber Author, click Administration.
  2. Click Requirement Types. The Requirement Types dialog box is displayed.
  3. Click the New button. The New Requirement Type dialog box is displayed.
  4. Enter a unique name and a description in the appropriate fields.
  5. Enter a tag for the requirement type. The tag is used as a prefix for the requirement ID number, and helps identify requirement types in the requirement grid and in reports. Typically, you would use a short tag (SWR for Software Requirements, for example).
  6. Click the New button to create a custom tab for your requirement type. See related information on “Creating Custom Tabs” .
  7. You can now set the requirement type’s default security access. See “Setting the Default Security Access for a Requirement Type” below for more information.
  8. Click Ok to save the changes, or Cancel to exit the dialog box without saving.
  9. Click Close in the Requirement Type dialog box.