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Established Member.. JoSidarta
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Best Practice to add Defect Comments programmatically

With ALM 12.53, the Comments field has HTML format, what is the best method to append an additional comments in there programatically?

Reason: if I only add a simple text, for instance (inside Bug_CanPost function):

Bug_Fields.Field("BG_DEV_COMMENTS").value = Bug_Fields.Field("BG_DEV_COMMENTS").value & "xyz"

The next time I click on "Add Comments" from the GUI, it will append various HTML code to that line:

<div align="left" style="min-height: 9pt;"><font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:8pt">xyz</span></font></div>

 

Also, should I call "BugAddDevCommentsAction1" and "FieldComments.AddComment" beforehand too (note: these two actions are called when user click on "Add Comments" manually from the GUI

 

Thanks

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Minh P Valued Contributor.
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Re: Best Practice to add Defect Comments programmatically

Hi,

Please try to add TDConnection.IgnoreHtmlFormat =false  before the workflow event exits.

 

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Re: Best Practice to add Defect Comments programmatically

When you concatenate a string to the end of an existing text in a memo field, you first need to remove the end tags "</body></html>" from the memo field.

Then after performing the concatenation and before posting, readd the end tags at the end of the new complete string.

Jan Czajkowski

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