Edit Dimensions CM requests

In the Visual Studio IDE, you can modify Dimensions CM requests.

External requests: To edit external requests, use the relevant request provider such as ALM Octane, OpenText SBM, or Atlassian Jira.

To edit a Dimensions CM request:

  1. In Dimensions Explorer, select Requests.
  2. In the Requests view, double-click a Dimensions CM request to open it.

    For details about working with requests in the Requests view, see Manage requests in Visual Studio IDE.

  3. Navigate between the tabs to review and edit the request's details:

    Tab Description
    • Request ID: The unique identifier of the request.
    • Title: The title of the request. You can edit the title.
    • State: The present state of the request.
    • Phase: The present phase of the request.
    • Originated by: The name of the user who created the request.
    • Description: Additional information about the request. You can edit the description.
    Attributes The attributes and values for the request. You can update the attributes.


    The comments associated with the request, and the history of comments.

    To add a new comment, enter the comment in the New Comment field and click Save changes.

    History The actions that have been applied to the request.


    The files that are attached to the request, including file name, description, and size.

    You can add, remove, open, and save attachments.


    The users who are assigned to the request and those who could be assigned to the request in various roles and capabilities.

    You can modify delegations.

    Users and Roles The users who have the request in their inbox, and the users with roles assigned to them for the request, including the role, capability, and role type.
    Privileges The privileges of each user relative to the request, including any rules that have been applied.


    The items related to the request.

    You can add or remove item relationships.

    Template View A preview of the request information, as formatted by the template.

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