Favorites in ALM work similar to "Bookmarks" on a web-browser. It allows users to navigate to that page with just a single click. Users can save this view as a favorite view to be reloaded and navigate to that page easily in future.
Favorites are of two variants as explained below −
Private − Available only for the user who has logged in.
Public − Available for all users who has got access to that project.
Favorites are allowed in the following modules - Requirements, Test Plan, Test Lab, and Defects. Favorites can be created after filtering/choosing definite columns. Whenever the favorites are loaded, it loads with the same view as it was created.
Upon clicking the "Add to favorites" button, the "Add to favorite" dialog opens. Users have to key in the favorite name and the type of favorite (public / private).
Upon creating the favorite successfully, we can access it by navigating to "favorites" menu and selecting the type of favorite and the favorite name that the user has created.
Users can also know if the favorites are loaded or not by looking at the status bar. It will clearly display the filters applied and the name of the favorite that was loaded.