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Unable to sort RTC query by custom attribute if type contributor


Shirley Jhirad (413749) | asked Jun 08 '14, 6:35 a.m.
Hi,

I have several customized attributes that are of type "Contributor" .

Once i create queries and wish to Sort by these attributes, i'm unable to see them in the 'sort order' section inside the 'Column Display'.

I do see other customized attributes which are not of type Contributor.

Can someone advise?

Thanks in advance,

Shirley

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sam detweiler commented Jun 08 '14, 7:42 a.m.

I don't think there is a general purpose sort for contributor type..

I think Owner/creator sort is special code.

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Don Yang (7.3k2194128) | answered Jun 08 '14, 8:25 a.m.
Sam is right that sort on custom contributor type of attributes are not supported.
There are a couple of RFE workitems available and the below one has got most attention so far:
https://jazz.net/jazz/web/projects/Rational%20Team%20Concert#action=com.ibm.team.workitem.viewWorkItem&id=217494

The latest one from a formal PMR is as below and Jun 12, 2014 is the SLA to get a first answer:
https://jazz.net/jazz/web/projects/Rational%20Team%20Concert#action=com.ibm.team.workitem.viewWorkItem&id=315867
you may want to pay attention to this latest one first and see in general how the dev team will triage and suggest in their first reply.

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