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Report number:
Unique number given to a bug.

Program / module being tested:
The name of a program or module that being tested

Version & release number:
The version of the product that you are testing.

Problem Summary:
(data entry field that's one line) precise to what the problem is.

Report Type:
Describes the type of problem found, for example it could be software or hardware bug.

Severity:
Normally, how you view the bug.
Various levels of severity:
Low - Medium - High - Urgent

Environment:
Environment in which the bug is found.

Detailed Description:
Detailed description of the bug that is found

How to reproduce:
Detailed description of how to reproduce the bug.

Reported by:
The name of person who writes the report.

Assigned to developer:
The name of developer who assigned to fixed the bug.

Status:
Open:
The status of bug when it entered.
Fixed / feedback:
The status of the bug when it fixed.
Closed:
The status of the bug when verified.
(Bug can be only closed by QA person. Usually, the problem is closed by QA manager.)
Deferred:
The status of the bug when it postponed.
User error:
The status of the bug when user made an error.
Not a bug:
The status of the bug when it is not a bug.

Priority:
Assigned by the project manager who asks the programmers to fix bugs in priority order.

Resolution:
Defines the current status of the problem. There are four types of resolution such as deferred, not a problem, will not fix, and as designed.
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