Hook: Rich Text Comment Creator

 This Hook for extension Work Item Action Interceptor Framework allows to create Work Item Comments in Rich Text format (with images and formatting).


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This Hook requires extension Work Item Action Interceptor Framework (WIAIF) to run.


How to Install

  • Copy file richcomments.jar to the hooks folder of WIAIF
  • Enforce a plugin reload from the WIAIF Interceptor Management Page (or restart Polarion)
  • Add the Hook to the WIAIF Properties ( to define which Polarion Projects should be affected (as comma separated values):
    • RichCommentsHook.projects=PROJECT_ID1,PROJECT_ID2
    • i.e.: RichCommentsHook.projects=elibrary,drivepilot

How to Use

  • Add a custom field with ID rich_comment of type Rich Text to the WI types of your choosing
  • Configure their Work Item Forms to show the field just above the Comments field
    • <field id="rich_comment"/>
  • Define a comment in the Rich Text format in the Rich Comment field
  • The Save action system will automatically trigger the Hook and save the text from this field as a new WI comment with images and formatting preserved




Vendor Alexey Andrianov (ADVA Optical Networking SE)
Published Version 1.0 - January 2020
Price Free
Community Supported Extension This extension is not supported by Siemens PLM.
Requirements Polarion 2019 GA (3.19.0) and newer
Extension Work Item Action Interceptor Framework
tested with Polarion 2019 SR1 (3.19.1)

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