Activity/Criteria Custom Fields Customization

Release Activity Custom Fields appear in Release Activities under the Activities tab on Enterprise, Project, and Independent Releases.

Activity Criteria custom fields

To add or edit a Release Activity Custom Field:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Activity Custom Fields.
  3. Add: Click Add Release Activity Custom Fields
    or
    Edit:

    1. Click to select the Release Activity Custom Field.
    2. Click Edit Release Activity Custom Fields.
  4. Type the Release Activity Custom Field under the Value column.
  5. Double click the Description field and type the Description.
  6. Click to select one of the following Description Display radio buttons:
    1. As Tooltip: The description will appear as a tooltip when users hover their mouse cursor over the i button beside the custom field label.
    2. Under Label: The description will appear as text under the custom field label. The description will also appear as a tooltip when users hover their mouse cursor over the description.
  7. Double click the Data Type column and select the Data Type of the field from the drop down menu:
    Data type

  8. Double click under Tab Parent and select a Tab Parent from the drop down menu.
  9. Manage Field Permissions: Field Permissions set the view, edit, and hide permissions for each field.
    1. Click the checkbox beside Access Permissions to activate permissions.
    2. Click Access Permissions.
    3. Select from the Select the permission type you would like to change drop down menu:
      • View Value: Field is always visible but users without the permission see a padlock.
        Field is locked
      • Edit Value:  Field is always visible and users with the permission can edit the field.
      • View Custom Field: Field is completely hidden to users without the permission.
        If a user lacks permission to see any of the fields in a tab, they will now be unable to see that tab.
    4. Select from the By: drop down menu:
      • Individual: Click to select the checkboxes of one or more users.
      • Organization: Click to select the checkboxes of one or more organizations or Portfolio Associations.
      • Role: Click to select the checkboxes of one or more roles.
      • User Group: Click to select the checkboxes of one or more User Groups.
    5. Click Save & Close.
  10. Click to select the Mandatory checkbox if the field is mandatory.
  11. Click Submit.
    The yellow Your changes have been saved pop up opens and closes.
    If you click away from the Customization page without clicking Submit, your changes will not save.

To add a tab:

  1. Click Add/Edit Tabs.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Type the tab name.
  4. Close the pop up by clicking the  X at the top-right corner.

To remove a tab:

  1. Click Add/Edit Tabs.
  2. Click to select a tab.
  3. Click Remove.
  4. Close the pop up by clicking the  X at the top-right corner.

To update the permissions of two or more Activity/Criteria Custom Fields at once:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. ClickC Activity/Criteria Custom Fields.
  3. Click to select two or more of the checkboxes in the left-hand column.
    The Bulk Update Permissions button will be grayed out until two or more checkboxes are selected.
  4. Click Bulk Update Permissions.
  5. Select from the Select the permission type you would like to change drop down menu:
    • View Value: Field is always visible but users without the permission see a padlock.
      Field is locked
    • Edit Value:  Field is always visible and users with the permission can edit the field.
    • View Custom Field: Field is completely hidden to users without the permission.
      If a user lacks permission to see any of the fields in a tab, they will now be unable to see that tab.
  6. Select from the By: drop down menu:
    • Individual: Click to select the checkboxes of one or more users.
    • Organization: Click to select the checkboxes of one or more organizations or Portfolio Associations.
    • Role: Click to select the checkboxes of one or more roles.
    • User Group: Click to select the checkboxes of one or more User Groups.
  7. Click Save & Close.

Sort Manually

Sorting Release Activity Custom Fields manually changes their order in the Release Activity tab.

Refresh your browser to sort manually after sorting alphabetically. 

To sort Release Activity Custom Fields manually:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Activity Custom Fields.
  3. Hover your mouse cursor over the left of the Release Activity Custom Field under the column with a white hand in the header.
    The sort handle (ten gray dots) appears.
    Sort Handle.
  4. Left click and drag the sort handle to resort the Release Activity Custom Field.
  5. Click Submit.
    The yellow Your changes have been saved pop up opens and closes.
    If you click away from the Customization page without clicking Submit, your changes will not save.

Sort by Column Header

Sorting Release Activity Custom Fields by column header only changes their order on the Customization page.

To sort alphabetically on the Customization page by column header:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Activity Custom Fields
  3. Click a column header.
    The Release Activity Custom Fields will revert to their previous order when you click away from the Customization page.

Deleting a Release Activity Custom Field will not delete it from Plutora. But it will no longer be available when creating new Releases.

To delete a Release Activity Custom Field:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Activity Custom Fields.
  3. Click to select the Release Activity Custom Field.
  4. Click Delete Release Activity Custom Field.
  5. Click Submit.
    The yellow Your changes have been saved pop up opens and closes.
    If you click away from the Customization page without clicking Submit, your changes will not save.

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