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View: Issues with Approval Information

The following Issue view shows the approval process, step, names of the approvers, and the status of the Issue before the approval was granted. Some of these fields are not accessible through the standard interface builder. 

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To apply this view:

  1. Navigate to a list of issues.
  2. From the View drop-down menu, select New View.
  3. In the Column Preview area, eliminate all columns except for one.
  4. Click the header of the remaining column, then click Switch to Text Mode.
  5. Mouse over the text mode area, and click Click to edit text.
  6. Remove the text you find in the Text Mode box, and replace it with the following code:

    column.0.descriptionkey=name

    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID

    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=ID

    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int

    column.0.link.lookup=link.view

    column.0.link.valuefield=objCode

    column.0.link.valueformat=val

    column.0.linkedname=direct

    column.0.listsort=string(name)

    column.0.namekey=name.abbr

    column.0.querysort=name

    column.0.shortview=false

    column.0.stretch=40

    column.0.valuefield=name

    column.0.valueformat=HTML

    column.0.width=220

    column.1.descriptionkey=assignedto

    column.1.linkedname=assignedTo

    column.1.listsort=nested(assignedTo).string(name)

    column.1.namekey=assignedto

    column.1.querysort=assignedTo:name

    column.1.shortview=true

    column.1.stretch=0

    column.1.valuefield=assignedTo:name

    column.1.valueformat=HTML

    column.1.width=150

    column.2.descriptionkey=role

    column.2.linkedname=role

    column.2.listsort=nested(role).string(name)

    column.2.namekey=role

    column.2.querysort=role:name

    column.2.shortview=false

    column.2.stretch=25

    column.2.valuefield=role:name

    column.2.valueformat=HTML

    column.2.width=150

    column.3.description=Approval Process Name

    column.3.linkedname=direct

    column.3.listsort=string(name)

    column.3.name=Approval Process Name

    column.3.querysort=name

    column.3.shortview=false

    column.3.stretch=35

    column.3.valuefield=approvalProcess:name

    column.3.valueformat=HTML

    column.3.width=220

    column.4.description=Approval Step Name

    column.4.linkedname=direct

    column.4.listsort=string(name)

    column.4.name=Approval Step Name

    column.4.querysort=name

    column.4.shortview=false

    column.4.stretch=0

    column.4.valuefield=currentApprovalStep:name

    column.4.valueformat=HTML

    column.4.width=220

    column.5.description=Previous Status

    column.5.linkedname=direct

    column.5.listsort=string(name)

    column.5.name=Previous Status

    column.5.querysort=name

    column.5.shortview=false

    column.5.stretch=0

    column.5.valuefield=previousStatus

    column.5.valueformat=HTML

    column.5.width=220

    column.6.linkedname=direct

    column.6.listsort=HTML(approversString)

    column.6.namekey=approver.plural.abbr

    column.6.querysort=approversString

    column.6.shortview=false

    column.6.stretch=0

    column.6.valuefield=approversString

    column.6.valueformat=HTML

    column.6.viewalias=approver.plural

    column.6.width=200

  7. Click Save View.