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Is it possible / is there a field type that will allow you to insert a picture as part of the WorkItemType - (so its already in there on creation)


Karen Steele (1.2k2136141) | asked Jul 19 '23, 9:31 a.m.
I'm well aware that we have field types that support adding in images into field on creation, but my query is about the actual work item template XML and having a field that is pre-populated with a picture so that on creation the work item shows the graphic as part of the editor presentation.

I've been searching but I don't see anything that remotely looks like that is doable

Have CLM 502, 6061 and 7 and need to accommodate in any / all work item types if its possible.

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Karen Steele commented Jul 19 '23, 9:33 a.m.

to add further detail .. I had thought that maybe a "default value" but I couldn't determine which type might be appropriate to drop a picture it, then in the field type for the work item in question associate the default value thereby ensuring that its part of the editor presentation.

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Ralph Schoon (63.2k33646) | answered Jul 19 '23, 9:57 a.m.
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To my knowledge, you can not define any images in the template XML and it does also not neccessary help with what you want, because work item types can be changed. 

In https://jazz.net/library/article/1093 in https://jazz.net/library-content/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/pew-rtc-lab-workbook.pdf in 5.6 we describe a Calculated Value to Visualize the State of the Technology Review. In an essence, you can use a Wiki type attribute to calculate the link to display an image that is attached to a work item. This works because the Hover/Preview mechanism. What your calculation does and what images are shown should be irrelevant.
Maybe this is a idea to look into. 

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Karen Steele commented Jul 19 '23, 2:16 p.m.

I was looking at the wiki feature .. that might work .. we'll give it a try . thanks Ralph

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