Release Notes ReqSuite® RM 3.6

In ReqSuite® RM 3.6., which is released on 19th September 2021, again more than 200 improvements and new features have been integrated. The most important modifications are listed below.


  • Support for French as third GUI and project language (only quality check features not available yet in French)
  • Project wide search with auto complete
  • Document-like representation of project contents (BETA)


  • Discontinuation of the pure sentence template (i.e. only tabular input forms as well as sentence templates within cells are supported)
  • Option to exclude individual rows of the input form from export to MS Word
  • Sorting option for the order of categories on the left side of the project screen
  • New data type for enumerations with multiple selection

Element Editing

  • Tab mechanism for the editing windows (i.e. multiple items can be opened at the same time)
  • Copy & paste of images into rich text fields
  • Comment histories with reply function
  • Possibility for project users to set responsibilities (i.e. no longer only for managers)
  • Redesign of the link window with the possibility to create links by drag and drop
  • Possibility to enrich relationships with additional information by means of attributes

Table & Board Operations

  • Possibility to switch between full line height (incl. HTML formatting) and reduced display
  • Display of linked elements as hyperlinks in table
  • Display of folder membership in table
  • Display of review/rating results in table
  • Possibility to filter on elements without folder affiliation
  • Drag & drop moving of items from table to folders
  • Extension of the filtering and sorting options in the Kanban board
  • Automatic expansion of subtrees in the refinement view

Reuse & Assistance

  • Redesign of the reuse window
  • Selective selection of elements to be updated when a reuse base is changed
  • Grouped display of quality inspection results
  • Possibility to define blacklists and whitelists for terms

Exports & Imports

  • Output of contents in a Word document grouped by their relationship to items of another category
  • Output of contents in a Word document grouped according to their relationship to folders
  • Extension of baseline comparisons in MS Word by the possibility to specify the desired version for the comparison
  • Extension of baseline comparisons in MS Word by the possibility to compare the concrete versions of changed elements
  • Output of folder membership in MS Excel
  • Output of the version number in MS Excel
  • Import of elements from MS Excel into specified folders

Interfaces to other Tools

  • Possibility to export linked elements as field values
  • Ability to trigger a new synchronization when the attribute mapping is changed
  • Ability to manage API users via LDAP / Active Directory as well
  • New interface to ClickUp (similar to existing interfaces to JIRA, etc.)

Versioning / Baselining

  • Possibility to compare a baseline with the current project status
  • Comparison of element versions without loss of formatting
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Sebastian Adam

Dr. Sebastian Adam is Managing Director of OSSENO Software GmbH and responsible for product innovation and marketing. Before joining OSSENO, he worked for 10 years as a consultant, scientist and team leader for requirements engineering at the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE). Dr. Adam has assisted several dozen companies and has best practices in the introduction and implementation of requirements engineering across all industries.