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Can I copy a work item definition in an external process

Bruno Di Giandomenico (501124) | asked Sep 30 '16, 6:00 a.m.
 What I would like to be able to do is to reuse a workitem and workflow defined in a project process, export it and import it into another project. The possible difference with respect to other questions is that it would not be a copy within the same RTC installation, but into another RTC installation, in a different machine.
Is it possible to save / export the definition or do I have to create it again
Thanks in advance.


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Ralph Schoon (63.2k33646) | answered Sep 30 '16, 6:53 a.m.
The information is stored in the process XML which you can see in the process configuration source. Although it is technically possible to copy information from that over, the information is not located in just lone location but spread across several XML entries and might depend on ID's defined somewhere else. We don't suggest people doing that, you can get into trouble if you are not experienced.

If you are interested in governing the process over all have a look at and and look for process sharing, which might be something you want to know about.

Bruno Di Giandomenico commented Sep 30 '16, 10:45 a.m.

 Your answer seems to tell me that the export / import practically cannot be done, and the definitions and workflow must be recreated by hand.

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