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How to set parent link when creating a work item by OSLC?

Eric Jodet (6.3k5111120) | asked Jun 08 '12, 9:01 a.m.
I wants to know how to set parent link when creating a work item by OSLC.
I found the following documents:

There are some explanation in those documents how to create a work item by OSLC,
however, how to set parent link on work item creation is not mentioned.

May you please help?

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Eric Jodet (6.3k5111120) | answered Jun 08 '12, 9:02 a.m.
edited Jun 08 '12, 9:04 a.m.
Refer to this page
for such example.
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Shasi kumar (112) | answered Jun 05 '17, 3:40 a.m.

Hi Eric,

There are different types of links which could be used (Set Parent, Add children, Add Blocks etc., are some examples)
Here is an example of how to add a parent link to a work item using JSON. You could POST the following JSON request to use "Set Parent" link of a work item


  "": {
    "rdf:resource": "<RTC_URL>/ccm/resource/itemName/<Parent_WorkIem_ID>"


Similarly for a "Blocked By" link the following request could be used

      "": {
        "rdf:resource": "<RTC_URL>/ccm/resource/itemName/<Blocking_WorkItem_ID>"

We could determine which JSON object to use for the request based on the resource shape of a work item from the resource catalog.

Hope this helps. Thanks!!

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