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WebUI: Some attribute type cannot be edited by "Edit Multiple Work Items"


Eric Jodet (6.3k5111120) | asked Jun 29 '12, 7:44 a.m.
JAZZ DEVELOPER
edited Jun 29 '12, 6:21 p.m. by Geoffrey Clemm (30.1k23035)
Using RTC 3.X or RTC 4.0 GA - WebUI
I am running a query and trying to edit multiple work items so as to bulk change some attributes.
However, I found that some of my attributes can not be selected in the Attribute Selection widget.
Not sure why some attributes are displayed, and why some are not.

Is this a bug?

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Eric Jodet (6.3k5111120) | answered Jun 29 '12, 7:46 a.m.
JAZZ DEVELOPER
After some troubleshooting, I found that the attributes that do not show up are of type "Large String" or "Large HTML".
Searching on jazz.net (forum and work items), I found that Large string/HTML attributes are not queriable (repository restriction), and therefore do not show up.
To query large string/HTM use the full text index.

Similar topic here: https://jazz.net/forum/questions/77851/unable-to-query-on-large-html-attributes

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