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What is it?

This customfield allow Custom Field allows to identify a set of users depending on a one or many selected role.

How to configure them ?


For adding

a new Customfield, select the Customfield Type Multi Use from Selected Role :

this new Custom Field ... 

  1. Select and Add the Custom Field Type Multi User from Selected Role 
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  2. Then

, you will be able to configure your customfield in order to identify the concerned Project Roles and how the identified users are rendered.

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The identification of the Project Roles will be done by selecting any fields able to store a Project Role Name (a simple Text field or the Project Role Picker) :

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The rendering of the identified Users can be done by applying different settings.

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  • The Display Mode provides 4 modes of rendering
    • SHOW USERS : The Users members of the selected Project Roles
    • SHOW ROLE : Only the 1st select Project Roles are displayed
    • SHOW GROUPS : The Groups of the 1st selected Project Role
    • SHOW BOTH : A combination of SHOW USERS and SHOW ROLE
  • Hide Assignee
  • Display if empty
    1. go to Configure.
      You will have a set of Configuration Items allowing to complete the expected configuration ...

      • Fields
        For identified Fields that will have to be checked to identify concerned Project Role,, themselves used to build the list of Users.

      • Display Mode
        And finally, which rules will be followed to render Users

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    2. Start to specify which Fields have to be used.

      You will have to select one or many Fields among the provided list. This list of Custom Fields will be built depending on their Types. It means any Custom Fields based on :

      • SelectCFType :
        • Select List (Single Choice)
        • Radio button
      • MultiSelectCFType :
        • Select List (Multiple Choices)
        • Checkboxes
      • GenericTextCFType :
        • Text Field (single line)
        • Text Field (read only)
      • Single and Multi Project Role Pickers
      • and any Custom Field Type from provided by Third Part Plugin and that inherits from these Types.

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    3. And, finally, it will remain to specify Rendering Rules ...
      For this Custom Field, the Rendering Rules means to specify :

      • How the list of found Users will be rendered ?Available options are :
        • Users to display all found users,
        • Project Roles(s) to display only Project Role(s),
        • Project  Roles(s) and Users to display both
        • Groups to display Groups that are member of concerned Project Role(s).

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      • If the Assignee fields required to be hidden ?
        I may have a sense if the currently Custom Field will be likened to an Assignee field.

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      • If the current Field has to be displayed if it is empty ?
        When no User is found, it may have a sense to display the field is empty.
        (like Unassigned for Assignee field).

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    Your Custom Field is now configured ...

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    At this stage, your Custom Field is configured ...

    In the sample configuration on left ...

    • We will consider below Fields
    • And finally, in terms of renderding ..
      • Found users will be simply not displayed.
        Only Project Roles
      • The default Assignee field will be hidden since we decide to use this field to manger Assigment.
      • an even if no user is found, the field will be displayed.


    Users From Selected Role allows to identify dynamically the users depending on Project Role(s) identified by Project Role Picker ot any other Text field.


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