Show Possible Duplicates on Work Item Form

 This Work Item form extension searches for possible duplicates of selected Work Item and displays them in a panel.


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The extension searches for duplicates based on a Work Item title content. The result is sorted by relevance.
1) copy this com.kx.polarion.duplicates folder into c:/Polarion/extensions
2) include reference to the extension in  your Work Item form configuration (Administration > Work Items > Form Configuration > Form Layout Configuration)
 <extension char-limit="3" hint-for-new="Please - search always before you create the new item - if you create a duplicate, the items might be prioritized wrongly" id="duplicates" ignore-words="Failed" label="Possible Duplicates Found" max-items="4" query="resolution:######NULL" search-title-only="true" show-query="false" same-type="true" />
  • label = Label of the panel on the Work Item form
  • query = additional query applied when searching for duplicates
  • ignore-words = comma separated list of words the extension will not search for
  • max-items = max number of Work Items shown
  • search-title-only = true/false -  search title or perform full-text search
  • same-type =  true/false - search only for the items with the same Work Item type as type of selected item
  • fuzzy-search = true/false - perform fuzzy search
  • ascii-only = true/false - search ascii only
  • stop-chars = ignored characters
  • char-limit = words in title test shorter than char-limit are ignored
  • hint-for-new = hint that is shown when creating new work items
  • show-query = true/false - for debug purposes, display used query 
  • id = must be "duplicates", refers to panel extension id



Source code included in the plug-in.


Vendor Karl Xavier (Siemens PLM)
Published Version 1.0.1 - May 2012
Price Free
Community Supported Extension This extension is not supported by Siemens PLM.
Requirements Polarion 2012