Bulk edit more than 100 work items

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Bulk edit more than 100 work items

Postby phil » Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:51 am


i created 250 requirements for my company but forgot to set the requirement flag at each work item. Since bulk edit doesn't allow multi edit of more than 100 work items is there another way to accomplish that task?

kind regards

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Re: Bulk edit more than 100 work items

Postby robertneher » Sat Oct 23, 2010 6:37 am

Hi Phil,

may be this plug-in would help you
http://extensions.polarion.com/polarion ... ion=PE-153

Robert Neher, Polarion Software GmbH

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Re: Bulk edit more than 100 work items

Postby SorrowEyes » Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:24 pm

You can use the webservice interface to edit them. It is not a trival task though.

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Re: Bulk edit more than 100 work items

Postby lsimons » Mon Jun 22, 2015 4:06 pm

Retrieving this post from the dead. Is there any roadmap to allow bulk edit of an arbitrary number of work items?

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Re: Bulk edit more than 100 work items

Postby fbachmann » Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:43 am

Here's what I do (Polarion calls it "bulk edit in chunks" and provides an easy way to trim your selection):

First, build a filter for the WIs you need to edit (giving you the 250 items), including the "wrong" value of the flag and save it (you're going to need it later). Then:

* select them all (eg. in the Tracker view)
* Use the "Trim your selection" link provided by Polarion to select the first 100:
Link for trimming selection to a chunk of 100
TrimSelection.png (9.48 KiB) Viewed 5842 times

* Make your change (set the flag) in the lower ("Details") section of the screen
* Save these 100

Re-run the filter (it should give you 150 items now) and do the whole thing again, and one last time for the last 50. Done!


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