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Can you default a value of an attribute based on a value of an attribute in another work item

nannette Mori (50677) | asked May 08 '17, 2:31 p.m.

Question:  Can you default a value from an attribute from one work item into another work item that has the same field?

We don't want to have manually update the workitem with the same information that is included in another work item. 

Example:  If I update attribute A with a value in workitem 1 and workitem 2 also contains attribute A, we want the value carried over that was put in attribute A in Workitem 1 to default into attribute A of workitem 2.

Can we do this with a javascript or will this require an extension? 

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Ralph Schoon (63.2k33646) | answered May 08 '17, 3:02 p.m.
edited May 08 '17, 3:04 p.m.

This will not be possible with JavaScript. You will need a server extension. This is an example:

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Donald Nong (14.5k414) | answered May 08 '17, 10:23 p.m.

Depending on the use case, maybe you can consider bulk update.

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