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At its core, Requirement Yogi is very simple...

3 ways to insert the macro

Alt + Shift + R 
Or the "Insert more content" menu. 
Or type "{" then "req" 

 

What the macro does

When the page is saved, the macro makes the whole line into a requrement. Example:

In the editor
When viewing the page
Displaying the popup

 

Where requirements can be seen

Thanks to the macro, requirements have a unique hyperlink. Requirements can be seen:

In the popup
In any popup that references to this requirement
In other requirements (in which case they're called dependencies)
In the search
In JIRA

 

Do's and Don't

DoDon't
Write relatively short titles for your requirements, then add details in other columns.Don't write a full document inside a requirement. It is not useful for a user to display "everything" in JIRA, especially since it is not designed for it. Confluence is much better at displaying content.
Use a table to structure your requirements, link one requirement per row.Better not try to define a full paragraph or section of a document as a requirement.
Use short requirement keys with a prefix. Example: "FUNCTIONAL-001" or "FN-001".

Use spaces or expressions as requirement keys. Only letters, numbers, underscore (_), hyphen (-) and dot (.) are accepted.

Don't use the view mode's "inline creation" if you're starting. That only becomes useful when you're tired of importing requirements from Word.

Tips

 

That's all you need to know, literally!

Everything else is tools around the Requirement macro. Get going with your job!

But keep it simple, start with writing requirements!

 

 

 

 

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