What is the attribute name used to query the "Parent Story" of a Defect using the Excel Plugin for Agile Central or Web Services API?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

When using the Web Services API or Excel add-in for Agile Central to query/pull The "Parent Story" attribute associated to a defect, the attribute name can be counter intuitive as is does not specify the word "parent" in the attribute name.

In this specific scenario you need to specify the "Requirement" attribute on the defect. The syntax example below would return the parent user story formatted ID i.e US1234.

"Requirement.FormattedID" 

 

 

Question:

What is the attribute name is used to query the "Parent Story" of a Defect using the Excel Plugin for Agile Central or Web Services API.

Answer:

The attribute name and syntax to query the User Story formatted ID associated to a specific Defect is "Requirement.FormattedID"