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RTC work items: Is it possible to make an attribute required when an specific resolution code for an action of the workflow is selected?


Maria Victoria Martinez Torino (14924459) | asked Jan 29 '15, 2:41 p.m.
Lets say I have a RTC project, with a work item type "Defect".
Lets say also I want to make some of the attributes of the "Defect" WI required when a particular Resolution Code (RC) is selected for an action of the Defect workflow.
As an example: when you go from the "Closed" state to the "Validation Complete" state, the available RCs for selection are: "Won't Fix" and "Fixed".
a) If the RC selected is "Won't Fix" , then attributes "A" and "B" become mandatory.
b) If the RC selected is "Fixed" , then attributes "C" and "D" become mandatory.

Is that possible by using the Operation Behavior functionality that comes with Team Configuration of the Process Configuration? - or - Do I need an script for that?

Many thanks in advance.
Vicky

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sam detweiler (12.5k6195201) | answered Jan 29 '15, 3:17 p.m.
the out of the box required field extension is on the State not the reason code.

one could write a server side plugin to get to the reason code level.

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Maria Victoria Martinez Torino commented Jan 29 '15, 3:29 p.m.

When you say "the reason code", do you mean the "resolution code"?
And what do you mean by "a server side plugin"? I am not familiar with that kind of development.
Many thanks!
Vicky


sam detweiler commented Jan 29 '15, 3:31 p.m.

yes, resolution code.

many of the workitem attributes are not accessible from javascript extensions.
you do have full control from server side plugins

see https://jazz.net/library/article/1000

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