View or edit project/stream properties

View project/stream properties when you want to see details such as the status, creation date, last update date, or the user who last updated it.

Edit the project/stream properties when you wish to change any of the default settings, or the available branches for item revisions.

For details of working with stream properties, see Set stream options and defaults.

PRIVILEGES: Update Project.

To view or edit project properties:

  1. Select a project.

  2. Select Project > Project Flags.

  3. On the General tab, select a Product ID and Project ID.

  4. Optionally, select the Global project, the Default Project or the Current Project as the existing project.

  5. Click the Options tab and choose your action:

    • Select Branch if you want Dimensions to add a period before the new revision number for new item revisions created in this project.

    • Select Do not branch if you want Dimensions to increment the previous revision number by one for new item revisions created in this project.

    • Select Allow users to override default revision number if you want the user to be able to enter a different revision number from the one generated by Dimensions when creating new item revisions in this project.

    • Select Lock Project to prevent users from creation new item revisions in this project.

    • For Change Management Rules, select Use item type settings, Always enabled or Always disabled.

    • Select Request required to refactor to require the user to provide a request ID when they make refactoring changes to the project.

    For details, see Project options.

  6. Select the Deployment Options tab.

  7. Select or clear Use local stages.

    • If you select Use local stages, the stage of an item revision in this project/stream is not affected as a result of actioning even when stages in the GSL are associated with states in its lifecycle. The stage in this project/stream can only be changed as a result of promoting and demoting.

    • If you do not select this option, then when the state of an item revision is changed as a result of actioning, its stage in this project/stream will also be changed.


      • If your project is using the Deployment Automation deployment model, this option is always on.

      • After you have selected this option you cannot clear it.

      For details, see Project options.

  8. Click the Named Branches tab and select named branches to be available for future revisions.

  9. Click OK.

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