What specific function do JIRA Capture Templates Serve

Hi,

I am evaluating JIRA Capture and cannot figure out where Templates come into play. A bug is a bug and has a fixed set of information to capture (Severity/Reproducibility/Steps to Reproduce /Sprint etc).

Is a template simply a way to have variation in the information captured as part of a bug i.e Front End testing - create specific drops downs(UX/UI/API), MIddleware etc. From a black box test perspective a test case either fails or not.

Why would a Test Session relate to a specific template? - Regression test type bug/Feature type bug etc???

Any help greatly appreciated.

Jimmy 

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Mikael Sandberg Community Champion Jun 30, 2016

Hopefully this should help you figure out where templates come into play https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CAPTURE/Templates+and+Variables 

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