Applies to QAComplete 14.1 SaaS, last modified on February 28, 2022

Updates the fields of a test set item specified by its position in a test set.

Use the operation to update individual fields of an existing test set item specified by its position in the test set.

To add a new test set item, use the …/testsets/{Id}/items/{Seq} (POST) operation.

To update all the fields of a test, use the …/testsets/{Id}/items/{Seq} (PUT) operation.


Basic authentication using a user’s login and password. See Authentication for details.

Security Rights

The authenticating user must belong to a security group that has the Update privilege for Test Sets.

Request Format

To update the test set item, send a PATCH request to the following URL:

URL parameters

Id  :  integer, required

The ID of the test set whose item you want to update.

ProjectId  :  integer, required

The ID of the project to which the test set belongs.

Seq  :  integer, required

The ordinal number of the test set item you want to update.

Body parameters

In the request body, pass the RequestTestSetItemBySeqPatch JSON object that specifies the test set item’s fields to be updated:

  "IsActive": "boolean",
  "IsStoppedOnFail": "boolean",
  "AssigneeUserId": "int",
  "DefaultHostId": "int"

The property values you do not specify remain unchanged.

IsActive  :  boolean

Specifies whether the test set item is enabled (active).

IsStoppedOnFail  :  boolean

Specifies whether the test set run will stop when the item fails.

AssigneeUserId  :  integer

The ID of the user to whom the item is assigned. 0 if the item is not assigned to anyone.

DefaultHostId  :  integer

The ID of the host to which the item is assigned. 0 if the item is not assigned to any host.

A sample request:

Connection: keep-alive
Content-Type: application/json
Accept: application/json
Authorization: Basic am9obkBleGFtcGxlLmNvbTpwQHNzd29yZA==
Content-Length: 49

  "AssigneeUserId": 0,
  "DefaultHostId": 177

A sample request made by using cURL:

curl -u -d {"AssigneeUserId": "0", "DefaultHostId": "177"} -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Accept: application/json"

Response Format

If successful, the operation responds with HTTP status code 200 and returns a JSON object with the updated information on the test set item.

A sample response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: 377

  "id": 1513,
  "project_id": 11873,
  "test_set_id": 182,
  "test_id": 2678,
  "seq": 2,
  "is_active": true,
  "is_stopped_on_fail": true,
  "assignee_user_id": 0,
  "default_host_id": 177,
  "date_created": "2015-07-31T10:19:10.5870000",
  "date_updated": "2015-08-09T09:27:45.6700000",
  "create_user_id": 24714,
  "update_user_id": 24714,
  "title": "Test input data",
  "nbr_steps": 0,
  "nbr_files": 0,
  "nbr_notes": 0

Error responses

If the operation fails, it returns the appropriate status code and (optionally) the error description in the response body.

If the project with the specified ProjectId does not exist or the authenticating user does not have rights to access the project, the operation returns the Access is denied error.

See Also

Test Sets Resources

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