View: issues with approval information

The following issue view shows the approval process, step, names of the approvers, and the status of the issue before the approval was granted. Some of these fields are not accessible through the standard interface builder.

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Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*

Any

Adobe Workfront license*

Plan

Access level configurations*

Edit access to Reports, Dashboards, Calendars

Edit access to Filters, Views, Groupings

Note: If you still don't have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can modify your access level, see Create or modify custom access levels.

Object permissions

Manage permissions to a report

For information on requesting additional access, see Request access to objects .

*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.

View issues with approval information

  1. Go to a list of issues.

  2. From the View drop-down menu, select New View.

  3. In theColumn Preview area, eliminate all columns except for one.

  4. Click the header of the remaining column, then click Switch to Text Mode.

  5. Mouse over the text mode area, and click Click to edit text.

  6. Remove the text you find in the Text Mode box, and replace it with the following code:

    column.0.descriptionkey=name
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=ID
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int
    column.0.link.lookup=link.view
    column.0.link.valuefield=objCode
    column.0.link.valueformat=val
    column.0.linkedname=direct
    column.0.listsort=string(name)
    column.0.namekey=name.abbr
    column.0.querysort=name
    column.0.shortview=false
    column.0.stretch=40
    column.0.valuefield=name
    column.0.valueformat=HTML
    column.0.width=220
    column.1.descriptionkey=assignedto
    column.1.linkedname=assignedTo
    column.1.listsort=nested(assignedTo).string(name)
    column.1.namekey=assignedto
    column.1.querysort=assignedTo:name
    column.1.shortview=true
    column.1.stretch=0
    column.1.valuefield=assignedTo:name
    column.1.valueformat=HTML
    column.1.width=150
    column.2.descriptionkey=role
    column.2.linkedname=role
    column.2.listsort=nested(role).string(name)
    column.2.namekey=role
    column.2.querysort=role:name
    column.2.shortview=false
    column.2.stretch=25
    column.2.valuefield=role:name
    column.2.valueformat=HTML
    column.2.width=150
    column.3.description=Approval Process Name
    column.3.linkedname=direct
    column.3.listsort=string(name)
    column.3.name=Approval Process Name
    column.3.querysort=name
    column.3.shortview=false
    column.3.stretch=35
    column.3.valuefield=approvalProcess:name
    column.3.valueformat=HTML
    column.3.width=220
    column.4.description=Approval Step Name
    column.4.linkedname=direct
    column.4.listsort=string(name)
    column.4.name=Approval Step Name
    column.4.querysort=name
    column.4.shortview=false
    column.4.stretch=0
    column.4.valuefield=currentApprovalStep:name
    column.4.valueformat=HTML
    column.4.width=220
    column.5.description=Previous Status
    column.5.linkedname=direct
    column.5.listsort=string(name)
    column.5.name=Previous Status
    column.5.querysort=name
    column.5.shortview=false
    column.5.stretch=0
    column.5.valuefield=previousStatus
    column.5.valueformat=HTML
    column.5.width=220
    column.6.linkedname=direct
    column.6.listsort=HTML(approversString)
    column.6.namekey=approver.plural.abbr
    column.6.querysort=approversString
    column.6.shortview=false
    column.6.stretch=0
    column.6.valuefield=approversString
    column.6.valueformat=HTML
    column.6.viewalias=approver.plural
    column.6.width=200
  7. Click Save View.

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