Change item ID and type

You can change an item's ID. Change the item type if you have created the item with the wrong type, or if you want to recategorize it as a different item type.

Change an item ID

Changing the item ID is a different procedure from changing the item's project filename.

Limitations:

  • This operation is not available for items in a stream.

  • You cannot use the following characters in the item ID: . ; - ' @ ` :

PRIVILEGES: Rename Item.

To change an item ID:

  1. In the My Current Project tab or Items tab, click the name of the item. The Open Item dialog box opens.

  2. In the General tab, enter the new item ID in the Item ID field.

  3. Click Save.

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Change an item type

Item types are defined in the Administration Console.

PRIVILEGES: Update Item, Manage Object Type.

To change an item type:

  1. In the My Current Project tab or Items tab, click the name of the item. The Open Item dialog box opens.

  2. In the General tab, select the new item type in the Item Type list.

  3. Click Save.

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