Can different values like rejected, re-open and failed be added to defect status

Document ID : KB000073567
Last Modified Date : 16/03/2018
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Question:
Can I add additional values like rejected, re-open and failed to the Defect State field?
Answer:
Here are instructions on how to add additional status to the 'State' field under Defects:

1. Click on the Hammer and Wrench on the top of the page.
2. Click on Workspace & Projects
3. Find your Workspace and click on it
4. Click on 'Fields' on the left side of the page
5. Type = Defect
6. Scroll down until you see 'State' 
7. Click on the gear next to 'State' and click on Edit
8. Add the Values, one at a time, next to 'Drop Down List Values' and click on 'Add Value' 
9. When your done entering all three values, hit Save & Close. 

Note that for Drop Down List Values, you can only add additional status to the end of the list.
 
 
 

 

 
 


 
Additional Information:
Additional information on how to create/edit a custom field for a work item can be found at the following link.
https://help.rallydev.com/create-custom-fields#create