Import a request's related items into a project

Import the related items of a request into a project when you want to merge the changes for that request into another project.

This operation is not available for streams.

PRIVILEGES Import Request into Project

Note: Not supported for external requests. This operation always creates new revisions of items regardless of any settings for the item type such as Don't force new revision number on check in.

To import the related items in response to a request into your current project:

  1. Select the project into which you want to import the request as your current project. For details, see Open projects and set defaults.

  2. In a request list, select the request and select Request | Import.

  3. On the Welcome page of the Import Request wizard, check the details you have selected.

  4. To import item revisions related to any child requests for the selected request, select Also import items related to child requests.

    Note: The parent and child requests need to be related using the Dependent relationship.

  5. Click Next.

  6. On the Item Selection page, clear any item revisions that you do not want to be imported and click Next.

  7. On the Track Changes page, select how you want to track the changes in this project resulting from the import. If you select a request, the item revisions resulting from the import will be related as Info to it. The request will be related as child of type info to the imported request.

    • Select Use existing request to choose a request and enter the request ID or use the browse button to select it.

    • Select Prime a new request from the importing request to be presented with the Prime Request dialog box to create the request based on the details of the importing request.

    • Select Create a new request to be presented with the Create Request dialog box to create one.

    • Select Use the importing request to use the importing request to also relate to any new item revisions as a result of merging conflicts. Note that this request must not be related to any project.

  8. Click Next.

    • If you selected Create a new request you will be presented with the Create Request dialog box. For details, see Prime a Dimensions CM request.

    • If you selected Prime a new request from the importing request you will be presented with the New Request dialog box. For details, see Create a Dimensions CM request.

  9. If there are conflicting item revisions, the Conflicting Item Revisions page opens.

    Select the action to take with these conflicts:

    • Select Proceed with import without merging changes to continue to import these item revisions when clicking Finish without invoking the Resolve Merge Conflicts dialog box. Click Finish to complete the wizard.

    • Select On Finish invoke the Resolve Merge Conflicts dialog if you want the Resolve Merge Conflicts dialog box to be displayed listing the conflicts when you click Next. Click Next and process the conflicts. For details, see Resolve conflicting item revisions.

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