Bugs | Targetprocess - Visual management software

Bug in Targetprocess is one of the key entity types in the data model. Bugs usually represent bugs or defects (errors, flaws, mistakes, typos, failures or faults) in a computer programs or products.

Bugs are denoted by light red color.

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The following custom terms and aliases are frequently used for Bug entity:

  • Issue
  • Defect
  • Problem

More on custom process terms: Rename Terms (Entity Types).

Parent Entities

Bug always belongs to a single Project. It is listed in Project filed in Info panel. Parent Program of the Project is automatically inherited by a Bug.

Bug may belong to single Feature or a User Story or both. It is listed in Feature / User Story field in Info panel.

Parent Entities

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As result, Bugs in Targetprocess can be related to Features directly, or within intermediate User Stories, or both ways.

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Direct parent Feature of a Bug and parent User Story's parent Feature may be two different Features.

Project of the parent Feature may differ from Project of its Bug. Parent Feature of the parent User Story of the Bug may differ from direct parent Feature of the Bug.

Parent Epic of the Feature is automatically inherited by a Bug. Bugs cannot belong to Epics directly. You have to assign Bugs to intermediate Features that belong to an Epic.

Bug may belong to single Release. It is listed in Release field in Info panel. Release of the parent User Story or Feature may differ from Release of their Bugs.

Bug may belong to single Iteration. It is listed in Iteration field in Info panel. Parent Release of the Iteration is automatically inherited by a Bug.

Bug may belong to single Team Iteration. It is listed in Team Iteration field in Info panel. Team Iteration of the parent User Story may differ from Team Iteration of its Bug.

Bug may belong to single Build. It is listed in Build field in Info panel.

Nested Entities

Bugs cannot have Tasks.

Effort and Progress Calculation

Total Effort of Bugs is not included to total effort of their parent User Stories and Features.

Total time spent on Bugs is not included to total time spent on their parent User Stories and Features.


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