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How do you Auto-Subscribe to a specific work item type and not all work item types?


Jeffrey Burke (311733) | asked Jan 08 '15, 2:41 p.m.
edited Jan 11 '15, 6:41 p.m. by Geoffrey Clemm (30.0k23035)
How do you subscribe to a specific work item within a project area and not all work items in a project area?

The following page has how to make a list of users the default "subscribed by" value but it does it for all the work items within a project area not just one.
See #5: Link to how to auto subscribe


Does anyone know how to make this specific to just one work item?

Thanks,
Jeff

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Geoffrey Clemm commented Jan 11 '15, 6:42 p.m.
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I've modified the question to clarify that it is about a work item type, not an individual work item.


Jeffrey Burke commented Jan 12 '15, 8:19 a.m.

Thanks Geoffrey!

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sam detweiler (12.5k6186201) | answered Jan 08 '15, 3:00 p.m.
there is no simple mechanism to do what you want. As you found there is a simple mechanism for ALL workitem types, and a fixed list of users..


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Jeffrey Burke commented Jan 08 '15, 3:11 p.m.

Thanks Sam. Do you know a non-simple way to do it?


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sam detweiler commented Jan 08 '15, 4:10 p.m.

one would have to write a server side Participant (cause it wants to change data) plugin

enhancement 177613

https://jazz.net/jazz/web/projects/Rational%20Team%20Concert#action=com.ibm.team.workitem.viewWorkItem&id=177613


Jeffrey Burke commented Jan 09 '15, 8:26 a.m.

Thanks Sam!


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Robert Wen (690212) | answered Jan 08 '15, 2:52 p.m.
Go to the Links tab of the Work Item you want to subscribe to and add your user name in the Subscribers section.

Hope this helps!

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Jeffrey Burke commented Jan 08 '15, 2:57 p.m.

Sorry my question is missing the word "auto" before subscribe.
I want to set it so that whenever a user creates a specific work item type the list of users will be automatically subscribed.

I got this to work and thought everything was ok until I realized that the "subscribed by" default was applied to all the different work item types not just the one I wanted it applied to. I just need to know how to get it to auto subscribe (upon creation of a work item) to just one work item type and not to all within the project area,

Hope the above makes more sense.


Jeffrey Burke commented Jan 08 '15, 2:57 p.m.

Thanks for your reply Robert.

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