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View Work Item Description in a Report

Brett Waldo (1101521) | asked Aug 01 '14, 4:49 p.m.
From the documentation, the description field is available from the Workitem Snapshot using a live view of the Workitem_Extra_Data table, (as described @

But when I attempt to generate a report, I do not see that table as being available. Am I missing something?

 I searched the forum and saw some similar questions but not quite what I was looking for.

Version: 4.0.6


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Brett Waldo (1101521) | answered Aug 04 '14, 7:44 p.m.
 Okay, so after playing with this a while, looks like the trick is you have to select "Jazz Simple Data Set" from the New Data Set window. Selecting "Jazz Advanced Data Set" does not display the Extra items table.  I presume this is a bug.

BIRT: 3.2.23
Eclipse: Luna
RTC: 4.0.6

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