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How to copy existing work item to create a new item via Java RTC Plain API?

Terry Ho (134) | asked Aug 24 '15, 12:49 p.m.
edited Aug 24 '15, 12:50 p.m.

Hi,  I am working on a project which requires me to automate a work item creation process.  The new work item's attributes and values is base on old work item except one attribute.

Does anyone knows how to do a copy of work item?


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Bill Ferro (21) | answered Aug 25 '15, 7:24 p.m.

I found this item on developerworks helpful as a starting point for writing your own tool:
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Terry Ho commented Aug 26 '15, 1:05 p.m.

Hi Bill, thanks for the hint. I will check it out.

Terry Ho commented Aug 26 '15, 1:13 p.m.

Hi Bill, I just went there but somehow the page didn't have explaination and didn't show any example.  Can you advise?  thanks.

Bill Ferro commented Aug 26 '15, 1:28 p.m.

Hi Terry, the page has two code snippets on it.  The first snippet details two methods: duplicateWorkItem and copyAttrValues.  Hopefully can see this in your browser.  It's not a full, working example, but may be enough to get you started.

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