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How to: View Requirements or User Stories Using Microsoft Test Manager

Visual Studio 2010

Using Microsoft Test Manager, you can view the details of a requirement or a user story to confirm that the test cases cover all aspects of the requirement, or to determine any updates to the requirement that could result in changes to the test cases. To add or remove test cases from the requirement, see How to: Add a Test Case to a Test Suite and How to: Remove a Test Case from a Test Suite. The following procedure will show you how to view the details for a requirement or a user story.

View a Requirement or User Story

To view the details for a requirement or a user story

  1. Open Microsoft Test Manager.


    To display the Microsoft Test Manager window, click Start, and then click All Programs. Point to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and then click Microsoft Test Manager 2010.

  2. From the Testing Center, click Plan and then click Contents.

    The Contents pane is displayed.

  3. To open the requirement, right-click the test suite created from your requirement in the test suite hierarchy, and then point to Open requirement.

    The details of the requirement will be displayed.


    You can also click the requirement id hyperlink in the test suite details pane, located after the name of the test suite itself.

  4. (Optional) To display the test cases linked to the requirement, click Test Cases.

    The list of test cases for the requirement is displayed in the pane underneath the Test Cases tab. This is the same list that is displayed in the test suite details pane for the requirement.