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Product Requirement versioning

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Exporting heading references to Word

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Handling Requirements for Multiple Release

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How to use Round Trip for Editing

The Round-Trip feature is designed to conduct mass editing of multiple items in Jama. It is important to keep in mind that this feature is exclusive to Excel documents only. This is done so by exporting the desired items to an Excel Document, making the desired changes offline, and importing the edited document back into Jama, where you will see the updated changes to the items. Step 1:...


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Undo an unknown change by mistake


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How to avoid and work around illegal control characters in Jama

Due to a bug affecting Jama versions before 8.0—SOS-DEF-773—it was possible to add unicode characters through imports or copying-and-pasting content from other systems/tools. These characters are now automatically stripped during Jama imports and saving items, though previously added characters may still be present in any instance. They won’t be causing any errors since Jama is able to handle...

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JAMA Import

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Importing a Word Document

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Improve ability to copy paste Excel tables


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Requirement deletion along with Relationship-related items

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Adding Links to Jama Items Does Not Show Description

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More column options in the Relationship Display

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Simultaneous use of multiple filters in Explorer

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Selecting multiple items for reuse?

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Reset Item ID to 1

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I want to upload a newer version of my word file as ver. 2

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Indent Tables

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Baseline folders


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Import to update exising items

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How to get field order in List View to match Dashboard


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Tips for Optimizing Jama Software's Performance

Red, yellow, exclamation points... What's the deal? You haven't done anything wrong . The System Health Report is highlighting areas in Jama Software where your particular configuration can be optimized to improve the user experience. For example, the "% Recommended" thresholds indicate where users might experience suboptimal performance. We say “might” because these figures are based on...

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Diagram Editor in Jama 8.10.x works with XMI file?

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Best way to handle matirx of requests and permissions

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Create a test case with numbered table

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Requirement to test case link for complex requirements

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Using Jama to manage 60601-x standards

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How to use Roundtrip to update multiple item types (spoiler: you can't—here's the workaround)

While you can have multiple Item Types included in the output of a Roundtrip export you cannot update multiple Item Types with a Roundtrip import. For the basics of how to perform a Roundtrip export and import read this community article . The items affected by the Roundtrip import are going to be determined by the location selected in the Destination field of the Data Import Wizard. For...


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How to move items with REST

This can be achieved by doing an update to an item, the special thing is that the name must be set at doing that. So using that call, setting the desired location and setting the name to the name field to the value it already has, does the job. Below is screenshot with sample data: #requirementsmanagement #REST

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Can I export a whole project? If not, what are my options?

A common question we receive in Support is whether or not it's possible to export an entire project. There is no way to readily export all of a project's data, including its settings, hierarchy, image and attachments for use in another Jama instance. However, you can export all of the items in a project. There are two ways of exporting the project. If you intend to export the project to a...


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Supported image and attachment file types in Jama

Attachment file types allowed in Jama Jama users can add attachments to items and projects via several means that are outlined below. Jama 2015.2 and newer Jama will allow attaching only file types that exist in the whitelist. Jama will not rely on the file extension only and will validate that the file type actually matches the file extension. These changes went into effect for hosted...


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Managing diagrams from Visio (or any other diagraming tool)

The development of products typically leads to drawing many diagrams to capture ideas, architecture and implementation. While the built-in diagram editor in Jama Software is suitable for simple diagrams, many engineers turn to more sophisticated drawing tools for their diagraming needs. Start by drawing your diagram in your favorite tool. Microsoft Visio, is by far the most common, but...

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How to Customize what Items, Fields, or Widgets will be included in Reusing an Item

The Reuse functionality is an efficient way to quickly copy multiple items and item fields within Jama. If you need to reuse a set of items but would like to only include specific fields or statuses within the item, you can do so within the Advanced Reuse Options by creating a Reuse Rule . To create a Reuse Rule, open the Reuse menu by right-clicking a component, set, folder or item within...


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Yes, it is normal for Roundtrip export to show HTML

Roundtrip exports may contain HTML tags. This depends on the field's configuration , which can be set either as a Text Box or as Rich Text. When exporting using the Excel Export for Roundtrip report, fields set as Text Box will show plain text. Using the same report, fields that are set as Rich Text will show text mixed with HTML tags, since Excel cannot render HTML markup. ...

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Getting Started with Jama Video: Working with Information

Manually add new information to a project in Jama, track versions, subscribe, and update several items at once. (3 minutes) #requirementsmanagement


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What Can Be Copied With Duplicating a Project vs. Reuse

Duplicating a Project and Reusing Items are both useful functionalities that quickly copy items within your Jama instance, however the functions will accomplish different things. Duplicating a project will include all Components, folders and items within a project, as well as specific project settings. Reuse is more granular and item-focused, meaning you can select which components, folders or...



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Upload button vs. Copy and pasting images

Jama allows users to add an image to a rich text field in two ways: by copy-and-paste and through the upload image button. When using the copy-and-paste method, you should refrain from copying and pasting images alone or along with the rest of your text content as that will result in base64 encoded images. If you copy and paste to add images, you may face some of these issues: Due to...


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How to get table consistency: use Word table Styles

Though it is possible to import or copy and paste a table into Jama Software that has no Style format applied, its behavior may become inconsistent when you try to modify the table height or width in Jama Software's rich text field. To avoid that, it is recommended to use table Styles format when creating tables in Word. When you copy/paste a formatted table, the format and color of the...

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How to Subscribe a user on creation and edit of an item

Subscribing a user will allow them to keep up to date with any changes made to a particular item. Whenever a change is made, the subscribed user will get an email alerting them to the change. The process will be the same whether you are creating or editing. When creating or editing an Item you have the option to Notify certain users by selecting the box in the lower left corner. ...


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Differences between Batch Update/Delete and Batch Transitioning

At first glance, it can be difficult to tell the difference between the Batch Update/Delete and Batch Transition functions of Jama. The purpose of this article is to explain the differences between the two features and when to choose one or the other. Batch Update/Delete: In versions of Jama prior to 2015.1, there was a menu option to Batch Update/Delete . In Jama 2015.1, those menu...

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Related Item Calculation Fields are now here!

Related Item Calculation Fields are here! Our latest release enhances how calculations can be created within Jama. Users are now able to set up a calculated field that will pull in pick list or integer values from fields on related items (limited to one item type). For example, if you’re practicing Agile and want to roll up estimates to the epic level by adding all points from related...


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Uploaded files show local directory path instead of the file name (Jama Software 2014.2, 2015.1-2015.5)

When uploading an attachment to Jama Software the file should only show its name. However, if you use Internet Explorer, the file name may show a full path instead. This happens if the option 'Include local directory path when uploading files to a server’ is enabled in IE. This is actually a bug that was reported on version 2014.2, named SOS-BUG-487. It happens both with IE 10 and IE...

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How various word layouts will look when imported into Jama

Jama uses the Headings font styles that are built into Word when importing documents. These tell Jama when a new item begins, or when an item is a folder or child item. For example, if you were to use Headings in your Word document like this: It will import to look like this in your Project Tree in Jama: Likewise, this organization: Will import like this: And so on. Using...