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How to get Description of an Work Items (with ID, Summary)


Surya Raj (1714) | asked Dec 29 '15, 6:20 a.m.
Hello everyone,

I created my own query filtering list of work items.when i click on any of the work items it shows its Description. Now with Java API, Is there any possibility to retrieve Description of Work Items?

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sam detweiler (12.4k6182201) | answered Dec 29 '15, 7:24 a.m.
sure..

the ID for that field, to use on the get Atttribute api call is
com.ibm.team.workitem.attribute.description

here is some java code I wrote to dump the values of all the attributes of workitems returned in a query
https://jazz.net/forum/questions/94776/assertionfailedexception-problem-with-getting-the-values-of-attributes

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