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Exclude a work item type from being linked to another work item type.


Divyakiran Singhvi (214) | asked Mar 16 '16, 11:38 a.m.
 I am hoping someone can help me out with this. 
Assume we have 4 work item types. A, B, C & D. I want to be able to link(Related, parent, anything..) Type A with all the types (This is working). Type B must be linked only to A, C but NOT to D. Similarly C MUST link with every type and D MUST accept links only from A or C.

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Ralph Schoon (57.0k23642) | answered Mar 16 '16, 11:53 a.m.
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See https://jazz.net/forum/questions/218263/restrict-parent-child-links-between-work-items you have to create a custom advisor.

Please also be aware that operation behavior does not work for some link types such as Tracks.

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sam detweiler (12.4k6179201) | answered Mar 16 '16, 2:55 p.m.
there is no way to do this out of the box.. you would have to write a server side extension..

as has been previously mentioned, this could cause all sorts of problems, as one can change workitem types on the fly. so you could have a type with links (from when type A) that are not allowed (not type B) and never be able to edit the darned thing.

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