Marking Requirements

Selecting your requirements in QVscribe for Excel

In order for QVscribe to analyze your requirements, you must first add them to the QVscribe environment. This is done by either:

  • selecting a requirement cell and pressing Add

  • selecting an entire range of cells or an entire column containing requirements and pressing Add

It is important to define the column containing the requirement ID for these to be preserved with the analyzed requirements, this is done by assigning the column number in the pull-down beside the Add button.

If the Excel workbook has multiple sheets with requirements, the requirements are added per each active sheet. Once requirements from more than one sheet have been added to the list, you can select to view the list of requirements for all sheets or only for the active sheet as shown below.

Note that selecting a requirement from the list will also select it from the corresponding cell in the worksheet.

The total count of requirements in the Your Requirements list to be analyzed will be shown in the Analyze button under the list.

Removing Single Requirements from Analysis

You can remove requirements directly from the QVscribe Quality Analysis screen.

Each requirement row in the Quality Analysis screen has an ‘X’ that will immediately remove the requirement from the QVscribe environment (it will not affect the actual requirement on the document beyond removing the QVscribe mark from it). This is a useful feature if rogue sentences make it into the QVscribe environment.

Note that removing a single requirement will immediately invalidate the Consistency and Similarity analyses as these may depend on that requirement. You will need to rerun the analysis after removing a requirement in order to see the Consistency and Similarity results.