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BaseWorkItem

The base class for issue work items.

Extends BaseEntity.

Properties

Name

Type

Description

Read-only

author

User

The user to whom the work is attributed in the work item.

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becomesRemoved

Boolean

When `true`, the entity is removed in the current transaction. Otherwise, `false`.

Available since 2017.4.37915

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created

Number

The date when the work item was created.

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creator

User

The user who added the work item to the issue.

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description

String

The work item description.

isNew

Boolean

When `true`, the entity is created in the current transaction. Otherwise, `false`.

Available since 2018.2.42351

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isUsingMarkdown

Boolean

When `true`, the work item description is parsed as Markdown. When `false`, the work item description is parsed as YouTrack Wiki. Changing this value does not transform the markup from one syntax to another.

Available since 2017.4.38870

type

WorkItemType

The work item type.

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updated

Number

The date when the work item was last updated.

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Methods


becomes

becomes(fieldName, expected)

Checks whether a field is set to an expected value in the current transaction.

Parameters

Name

Type

Description

fieldName

string

The name of the field to check.

expected

string

The expected value.

Return Value

Type

Description

boolean

If the field is set to the expected value, returns `true`.

 

canBeReadBy

canBeReadBy(fieldName, user)

Checks whether a user has permission to read the field.

Parameters

Name

Type

Description

fieldName

string

The name of the field.

user

User

The user for whom the permission to read the field is checked.

Return Value

Type

Description

boolean

If the user can read the field, returns `true`.

 

canBeWrittenBy

canBeWrittenBy(fieldName, user)

Checks whether a user has permission to update the field.

Parameters

Name

Type

Description

fieldName

string

The name of the field.

user

User

The user for whom the permission to update the field is checked.

Return Value

Type

Description

boolean

If the user can update the field, returns `true`.

 

isChanged

isChanged(fieldName)

Checks whether the value of a field is changed in the current transaction.

Parameters

Name

Type

Description

fieldName

string

The name of the field to check.

Return Value

Type

Description

boolean

If the value of the field is changed in the current transaction, returns `true`.

 

oldValue

oldValue(fieldName)

Returns the previous value of a single-value field before an update was applied. If the field is not changed in the transaction, returns null.

Parameters

Name

Type

Description

fieldName

string

The name of the field.

Return Value

Type

Description

Object

If the field is changed in the current transaction, the previous value of the field. Otherwise, null.

 

required

required(fieldName, message)

Asserts that a value is set for a field. If a value for the required field is not set, the specified message is displayed in the user interface.

Parameters

Name

Type

Description

fieldName

string

The name of the field to check.

message

string

The message that is displayed to the user that describes the field requirement.

 

Last modified: 9 October 2018