The Requirements Management Interface (RMI) supports linking with external documents of the types listed in the table below. For each supported requirements document type, the table lists the options for requirements locations within the document.
If you would like to implement linking with a requirements document of a type that is not listed in the table below, you can register a custom requirements document type with the RMI. For more information, see Create a Custom Requirements Link Type.
|Requirements Document Type||Location Options|
Microsoft® Word 2003 or later
Microsoft Excel® 2003 or later
IBM® Rational® DOORS®
Simulink® DocBlock block (RTF format only)
Create links to the RTF file associated with the DocBlock block to a Microsoft Word file:
You can link only to a named anchor.
For example, in your HTML requirements document, if you define the anchor
<A NAME=valve_timing> ...contents... </A>
in the Location field,
Select the Document Index tab in the Requirements Traceability Link Editor to see available anchors in an HTML file.
Web browser URL
The RMI can link to a URL location. In the Document field, type the URL string. When you click the link, the document opens in a Web browser:
Navigation will open a PDF document but will not scroll to a specific page or bookmark.
The RMI cannot create a document index of bookmarks in PDF files.