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How to set different default owners for different workitem types?

Suresh Raman (9152331) | asked Jan 07 '13, 3:29 p.m.
I have created a Default Owner under default values. This value is the default for all the workitem types that we use - Defect, Task and CR. Now there is a need to have different default owners for each of these three workitems. I created two more default values (3 in total) and assigned different users. When I go to Types and change the default value, it changes for all the workitems. Is there a way to do this or am I doing something wrong?

Thanks for your response,

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Ralph Schoon (62.3k33643) | answered Jan 07 '13, 3:56 p.m.
Please see Lab 4. The default value is global for all work items with that attribute. You would have to use a Java Script based calculated default value to get different owners for different types. You could basically store the UID for the default for each work item type in the process configuration. Lab 5 with examples will be published soon in

Suresh Raman commented Jan 08 '13, 10:40 a.m.

Thanks Ralph. I have subscribed and look out for the update on the article.

Helen Yao commented Jun 14 '13, 10:42 a.m.

I don't see files for Lab 4, could you help to update it? I am still encountering this issue. Someone told me the attribute can be unlocked, but I don't know how

Ralph Schoon commented Jun 17 '13, 2:18 a.m.

There are no specific files for lab 4. It is based on the results of lab 3. You can either start with Lab1 or with Lab3 skip the RMC content and start 3.2 with a fresh open up or scrum template.

I am not sure what issue you are referring to, so I can't help here.

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Lawrence Smith (3764) | answered Jun 17 '13, 11:14 a.m.
There are articles and some wiki documentation on this...  Customization of Work Items in Rational Team Concert

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