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How to get IQueryDescriptor from query UUID (via plain Java API)

Guenther Jornitz (5410) | asked Dec 02 '14, 6:21 a.m.
I know that I can use the calls findSharedQueries or findPersonalQueries from the IQueryClient class from native Java API to search for a workitem query by name and use the resulting IQueryDescriptor for executing the query..
Is there a way I can directly access a query based on the knowledge of the UUID, i.e. the string seen in the WebClient if executing a query?

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sam detweiler (12.5k6195201) | answered Dec 02 '14, 7:07 a.m.
you can get the handle to an object from its UUID

IItemHandle handle = itype.ITEM_TYPE.createHandle(UUID.valueOf(uuid_string), null);

itype = IQueryDescriptor or IWorkItem or ...

once you have the handle, you can use one of the item manager methods to get the object.

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Guenther Jornitz commented Dec 29 '14, 9:54 a.m.

Perfect...  did resolve my problem.

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