Set author as assignee

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Set author as assignee

Postby DCwom » Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:24 pm

I want to set the assignee of a work Item to the author (during a transition to a resolved state). I am using the scripting extension and have success fully managed to get the author's id in my script but once again I am baffled by the Polarion API when I try to set the assignee. I've tried numerous incarnations of the setAssignee method of workItem but nothing will compile. I'm probably hung up on the User portion of the Assignee method but I can't figure it out. Any odea's what I'm doing wrong?

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var workItem = workflowContext.getWorkItem();
var author = workItem.getAuthor().getId();

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Re: Set author as assignee

Postby martins » Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:43 am

Hello Dennis,

because Assignee is a multi value field there is no simple "setAssignee" method in the IWorkItem interface.

Therefore you have to use method "addAssignee" to add an IUser object (not just the ID!) to the workitem.
In your example

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should work.

Kind regards


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