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Get list of all Categories from server side


pere irazusta (2062120) | asked Feb 27 '12, 6:59 a.m.
Hi,

I'm developing a server side plugin that enables to setCategory of a workitem depending on the value of other workitem fields.

I've found some snippets that solve this issue ( listting all the catgories and getting one of them) before setting it but using client side libs.

 IWorkItemClient workItemClient = (IWorkItemClient) teamRepository.getClientLibrary(IWorkItemClient.class);

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ICategoryHandle category = workItemClient.findCategoryByNamePath(projectArea, path, null);
wc.getWorkItem().setCategory(category )



Any idea on how to do it from server side?

Thanks!

Pere

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Ralph Schoon (60.5k33643) | answered Feb 27 '12, 10:11 a.m.
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Hi Pere,

on the server, provided your extension extends the AbstractService (which it should) you can use the getService() operation to get the services that provide this. In your case:


IWorkItemCommon common = (IWorkItemCommon)getService(IWorkItemCommon.class);
common.findCategoryByNamePath(projectArea, namePath, monitor)

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pere irazusta (2062120) | answered Feb 27 '12, 10:30 a.m.
Thanks Ralph for your quick answer!

It looks like it will work fine.

I 'll let you know the final results.

Pere.

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Jos Olminkhof (633) | answered Feb 27 '12, 1:13 p.m.
We have just started using RTC for managing product enhancement requests. A few challenges are left. One of them is this:

We want to populate the "Owned By" field based on the selected value for a "Product" field? For each product we have one product owner. How/where can we maintain a product - product owner table and what would a script to set the "Owned By" field look like. (assuming it can be scripted)

thanks!
Jos.
p.s. we do know some JavaScript, but are new to building script for RTC

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