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Add, Delete and Modify Issues

This topic explains how to maintain project issue records using either the:

  • Issue Detail dialog from the Project Issues tab of the Project Information window, or
  • Project Issues dialog

These two dialogs have very similar fields.

Access:    View | More Project Tools | Project Information > Project Issues tab ( Alt+2 )
                  Project | Documentation | Issues

Use to:

  • Add project issues
  • Edit project issues
  • Delete project issues

How to:

To maintain issues, follow the steps below:



See also


If creating a new issue:

  • On the Project Issues tab, double-click in a blank area to display the Issue Detail dialog
  • On the Project Issues dialog, click on the New button

If editing an existing item:

  • On the Project Issues tab, double click on the item
  • On the Project Issues dialog, click on the item in the Project Issues & Discussion list

The Project Information Window


Enter or update the following issue details, selecting a value from the field's drop-down list where appropriate:

  • The issue name
  • Auto counters - if you have configured these, click on the Auto button
  • The issue priority
  • The date the issue was raised
  • The issue status
  • The issue owner
  • A description of the issue
  • The name of the person who resolved the issue
  • The date on which the issue was resolved (select the check box to activate the date)
  • Any comments on the resolution

Use Auto Naming and Auto Counters


Click on the Apply or Save button



If the issue is closed (and all the Resolution fields are completed), click on the Close Issue button



To create another entry, click on the New button, or to close, click on the OK or Close (Project Issues dialog) button.



To delete an issue:

  • On the Project Issues tab, right-click on the entry and select the Delete context menu option, then click on the Yes button on the confirmation prompt
  • On the Project Issues dialog, click on the item in the Project Issues & Discussion list, ensure that the Resolution fields are complete, then click on the Delete button



  • You cannot delete a Closed issue through the Project Issues dialog
  • You can filter the list of issues by status, to include or exclude:
  • On the Project Issues dialog, closed issues, using the Show Closed Issues checkbox
  • On the Project Issues tab, all issues or just Open, Closed or Under Review issues, using the Set Term Filter context menu option