In today's Q&A, we'll guide you through a few CA PPM (Clarity) tasks you've asked about, like how to create a backup timesheet approver for every Resource Manager.
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1. How do you modify a query-based lookup in the 14.4 environment?
2. Is there a creative way to export portlet data to XML?
3. How can we make a backup Timesheet Approver?
4. Can I get some documentation on the MSP connector procedure for an upgrade?
5. What's the trick for removing the Submit for Approval Button?
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Starting in 14.3, once a lookup is associated to something, the query can’t be modified. You'll need to XOG it out, make the change, and XOG it back in.
Various tips . . .
> Use WSDL to get data in XML format.
> The export of data from a portlet in Excel can be saved as XML.
This thread covers the topic.
It's not necessary to do a clean uninstall. Try to install the new connector on top of the old one. If you run into any problem, the clean uninstall steps are included in the attached document below named Clarity 14.x - Steps for Reinstalling the MSP Connector.DOC.
(This document is generic to 14.x and points out when the legacy connector should be used.)
The code is as follows, and a great guide to finding the code is attached below, named Removing_Buttons_guide_v1_1.docx.
/* hides submit for approval */
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