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How to add a customized field in a work item with values present in multi-select list

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Question

How do you add a customized field with values present in multi-select list in an IBM Rational Team Concert work item?

Cause

You followed the instructions documented in http://jazz.net/library/article/130 to configure a Work Item Editor Presentation to display a field with values present in multi-select list in a Rational Team Concert work item; however, you were unable to get the field display in the format you wanted.

Answer

  1. Create a customized attribute with long string type
    In the following example, the customized attribute is named: TypeBrowser

  2. Create an enumeration and list all the values you want to list through the above string attribute.
    In the following example, the enumeration value is named: BrowserVersion

  3. Add a presentation to the Details session under the Overview tab (or another tab depending on where you want to display this field), and define the presentation as follows:



  4. Save the Editor Presentations

  5. Create a new work item
    The newly added custom attribute should show as follows:

Document information

More support for: Rational Team Concert
Work Items

Software version: 2.0, 2.0.0.1, 2.0.0.2, 3.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1457416

Modified date: 27 April 2011