Quick start guide
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last updated: 11/02/2021
Read how to download ReqEdit demo for free and how to install and start it.
Install and activate ReqEdit
License activation is done in the backgorund automatically on the first run.
Depending on your work environment there are multiple activation possibilities. Online activation is the easiest but on restricted networks offline activation is also possible.
Opening ReqIf files
From the File menu open a ReqIF / ReqIF Archive file. If the file is not non-standard but can be converted a popup will notify about it.
Read more on Opening Reqif files
Opening Doors RIF files
IBM Rational DOORS version. 9.5.2 and Atego Requirements Synchronizer 2.4 files can be opened in ReqEdit. This operation needs an automatic conversion to a compatible format. The import wizard will guide through the process.
Read more in the Importing chapter
Converting MS Office documents to ReqIF
Prepare a mapping file for the containing tables to attributes
Use Import wizard and select Word format
Read more about Importing chapter
Convert MS Excel to ReqIF
Use the Excel importer add-on to select and configure the conversion
After completion open the file in ReqEdit
Read more about Excel importer add-on
Exporting to Doors
IBM DOORS requires ReqIF files to be in a specific non standard format. IBM Rational DOORS version. 9.5.2 and Atego Requirements Synchronizer 2.4 have been tested
- use Export wizard
- select appropiate export type
- Export to Doors compatible format, can be imported into DOORS
- Export to RIF 1.1a, can produce multiple zip files if there are multiple specifications
Read more in the Exporting chapter
Creating ReqIF from other data sources
Intermediary ReqXML format can be used to convert from any source to ReqIF file. This conversion runs in command line and can be automated.
Read more about ReqXML to ReqIF