Hint/Tooltip Does Not Display On A Calculated Type Attribute If The Value Of The Attribute Is Not Displayed.

Document ID : KB000008358
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

A Hint/Tooltip does not display on a Calculated Attribute if the value for the attribute is not displayed as well.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Go to Administration > Objects > Project > Attributes
  2. Create a new Attribute "My calculated attribute" of Data Type "Calculated" and with Image (Color) and Range defined.
  3. Go to Administration > Object > Project > Views and add the attribute to the Project Properties > Layout Edit view.
  4. Go back to Administration > Object > Project > Views > Project Properties > Fields, and look for "My calculated attribute". Click on its properties icon.
  5. Make sure that under Display type, Value is unchecked and Image is checked.
  6. In the Hint and/or Tooltip text boxes, add some text.

Expected Results: Hint and Tooltip text is displayed along with the image of the attribute.
Actual Results: Only the image of the attribute is displayed.

Environment:
This applies to all CA PPM releases.
Resolution:

This issue has been reported to Engineering as DE35937 and it has been determined to be working as designed.

It is necessary to show the attribute's "Value" for the Hint/Tooltip to be displayed.