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EMPTY Element (Work Item Type Definition Schema)

Defines the field as empty and read-only.

<xs:element name="EMPTY" type="PlainRule"/>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

Attribute

Description

for

Optional PlainRule attribute.

The name of a user or group to whom this rule applies.

not

Optional PlainRule attribute.

The name of a user or group to whom this rule does not apply.

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

FIELD Element (WORKFLOW)

Required element.

References a work item field definition and the rules and conditions that apply to the field. The reference is based on the STATE, TRANSITION, DEFAULTREASON, or REASON element that its parent FIELDS element is a child of.

FIELD Element (WORKITEMTYPE Element)

Required element.

Defines a work item field and specifies the rules and conditions that apply to it.

EMPTY is an optional child element of FIELD (Work Item Type Definition Schema) and FIELD (WORKITEMTYPE element). The EMPTY rule makes a field read-only as well as empty and should not be used together with the READONLY rule.

<EMPTY for="user or group name" not="user or group name" />

Namespace

http://schemas.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/2005/workitemtracking/typedef

Schema Name

Work Item Type Definition

Validation File

WorkItemTypeDefinition.xsd

Element Type

PlainRule Complex Type (Work Item Type Definition Schema)

Can Be Empty

Not applicable

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