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Sandra Bellon (378) | asked Nov 29 '12, 12:24 p.m.
Hi,

Can be a section mandatory? Can be Manage Sections in a test plan disabled or Is there a way to restrict in a the plan, that the user select sections from the available list??

Thanks.

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Paul Slauenwhite (8.4k12) | answered Nov 30 '12, 7:09 a.m.
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 You can configure role-based permissions to disable the creation/removal of sections (see http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/clmhelp/v4r0/topic/com.ibm.jazz.platform.doc/topics/c_qm_permissions_reference.html).

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Sandra Bellon commented Nov 30 '12, 4:09 p.m.

Thanks Paul for your answer, i reviewed the link but Manage Sections continues enabled, the role created has not marked anything about sections. 


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Lam To (216) | answered Dec 04 '12, 3:16 p.m.
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 You can use 'Artifact Templates' to define the default sections for an artifact. When creating a new artifact, use the custom template to seed the artifact's initial content. See this for reference: http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/clmhelp/v4r0/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.jazz.platform.doc%2Ftopics%2Fc_qm_permissions_reference.html

However, QM will continue to show available sections in the Manage Sections. As Paul pointed out, if the user's role doesn't have permission to create/remove sections from the artifact, the save would fail for the user when attempting to modify the artifact's sections.

QM currently doesn't provide mechanism to create mandatory section contents. Artifact categories and custom attributes do have 'required' value capability.

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