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Status Future consideration
Categories ClearQuest
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 3, 2017

CQWeb: Perform a multirecord update on a subset of a result set

In case a query is executed to show multiple records, it shall be possible to perform a multirecord update on a subset of a result set, not just on the full result set alone.

Idea priority High
Use Case
E.g. I would like to have the possibility to update 10 records at once using a query which shows a total of e.g. 50 records (>10). It is currently only possible to update ALL records of a query.
RFE ID 108639
RFE Product Rational ClearQuest
  • Guest
    Sep 18, 2017

    Your described workaround "create query from selection" works and I knew this function already. But for us this is only a workaround and it would be very helpful to select several records "directly". We would like to have this function for both stateless and stateful record types. But we are working much more often with the stateful records...

  • Guest
    Aug 14, 2017

    A preliminary evaluation of this request indicates that it is consistent with our business strategy. Further evaluation of this RFE is underway.

    We understand the value of being able to perform Multi-Record Update on a sub-set of the query and this is under consideration.

    In the meantime, have you tried using control or shift-click to multi-select various results in the resultset, and then right-click to "create query from selection"? Once you've created this sub-set query, you can then perform Multi-Record Update. However, there is a limitation that "create query from selection" is only supported on stateful record types.

    Have you tried this feature? Does it partially address your concern? Do you also need this for stateful records?

    Any update on this topic and the impact/value it has to your organization would be helpful. We appreciate the input. Thank you.