Rt-devel Digest, Vol 27, Issue 20

How does the cascading thing work? Is this using the Link feature in the
CF configuration page or is there a way of specifying sub-CFs of a CF?

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Today’s Topics:

  1. Re: Errors with cascading select fields in RT 3.6.0
    (Timothy Smith)

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Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 09:08:55 -0400
From: “Timothy Smith” tsmith@loc.gov
Subject: Re: [Rt-devel] Errors with cascading select fields in RT
3.6.0
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I’ve attached a two-line patch against the 3.6.0 release of
lib/RT/Interface/Web.pm that addresses the cascading custom field issues
described below.

Tim Smith
Office of Compliance

“Timothy Smith” tsmith@loc.gov 06/19/06 3:08 PM >>>
Hello all. I’ve upgraded from RT 3.4.5 to 3.6.0 (clean install directory
but the same database; custom patches applied) and I’m having some
issues with the cascading select custom fields.

Assume a category “foo” has values “bar” and “baz” in it.

Ticket creation:
If I specify category foo and then select either bar or baz, RT gets
confused and displays “foo” as the value of the field in Display.html.
This does not happen in a different custom field in a different queue.
Are things being processed out of order somewhere? I think CreateTicket
in Interface/Web.pm might be getting confused by the -Category field; it
doesn’t check for the string Value in the name of the field.

Ticket updating (cosmetic):
RT always throws the error:

User asked for an unknown update type for custom field Testfield for
RT::Ticket object
when I submit Ticket/Modify.html for a ticket with a cascading selector.
It’s coming from ProcessObjectCustomFieldUpdates in Interface/Web.pm; it
looks like it’s just missing an elsif to handle the -Category form
field.
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