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Is there a way to have a free form text entry for a enumeration field


Bob Ferguson (89631) | asked Sep 15 '17, 2:37 p.m.

I am using RTC 6.0.1 and I have been asked to create a work item that contains fields that require a drop down list and free form text entry if value does not appear in the drop down list.  Is there an attribute type to do this or can it be done via coding?

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Christian Winkler (1341423) | answered Sep 19 '17, 5:20 a.m.

If you create an enumeration attribute and use "Database" to store the enums, it is possible to let users add new enum literals in the work item editor (if they have the correct permissions).

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Donald Nong (14.4k314) | answered Sep 17 '17, 8:54 p.m.

I believe the Tag type is the closest thing you can get. It's built-in anyway.

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