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Does DNG support a way to query for all descendant requirements under a specified folder?


Brandon White (131) | asked Jul 07 '16, 7:10 p.m.
Based on this jazz.net article, I understand that it's possible in Doors Next Generation (version >= 4.0) to retrieve resources under a parent folder.  Is it possible to retrieve all resources from the parent folder or any of its subfolders (e.g. recursive search over a folder hierarchy)?

As the same article suggested, it is possible to traverse a project structure from the client-side:

a. Fetching resources from a given parent folder
b. Iterate over each resource
c. If a resource is also a folder, perform step (a) with this subfolder.

The problem with this approach is that it requires a REST request per folder/subfolder which doesn't scale particularly well for an arbitrary folder hierarchy. It would be nice if there was server-side support for this.

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Gabriel Ruelas (1.1k13) | answered Jul 08 '16, 9:35 a.m.
Hi, So far the requested functionality is not supported.  PSL submit an RFE to evaluate the request. Thanks
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Brandon White commented Jul 08 '16, 1:16 p.m.

 Thank you for the very prompt reply Gabriel.  I'll consider submitting an RFE.

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lakshmi shree (47429) | answered Jul 28 '16, 2:31 a.m.
 Dear Gabriel and Brandon

Do you have any idea if this has been  implemented in DOORNG 6.0? Thanks in advance

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Gabriel Ruelas (1.1k13) | answered Jul 28 '16, 9:07 a.m.
Hi,  It is not implemented in DOORSNG 6.0.

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