Unique IDs for Requirements ,Tasks and Defects in SAP Cloud ALM
In this Blog post I would like to explain
- How to use system generated Unique IDs in Lists and Details
- How to use them in mass uploads
so lets get started
What are Unique IDs
All Task types such as Requirements, Template Tasks, Project tasks , user stories , sub-tasks and defects will get system generated unique IDs. They can be enabled by going to the adapt columns in List view and enabling this field
After you perform this, your list view should look like
How to use unique IDs
You can use these unique IDs for searching the task list to ensure you are in the right task
This can be really valuable if you have multiple task types with the same title.
Using Unique ID for mass update
You can really use Unique IDs to mass update Requirements, Defects,Project tasks , user stories , sub-tasks. Please note you need to follow a sequence
Step1: select required tasks and download as Template
Step2: Modify the template file manually as you need it.
Step 3: Enter the unique IDs manually
Step 4: upload the modified file to update the tasks
Step1: select tasks and download as Template
Step2: for the same selection download tasks as spreadsheet
Step 3: Copy the IDs from the “Download as Spreadsheet” option to “Download as Template”
Step 4: upload the modified file
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