To use a work item feed for your Kanban board:
Open the Kanban
New Feed wizard:
- From the Kanban Boards page, click
Create Kanban Board.
- Click the user icon in the upper right corner, select
Settings, and then select the
Feeds page. Click
New Feed, and then select
Work Item Feed.
Select Applications tab, select the
application from which feed data should be returned. (If you are creating the
feed from a single application context, only that application is available.)
Select Projects tab, select an option to
filter the projects from which work items are returned, based on the feed's
- No filter
Select to return work items from any project within the feed's
- Selected projects
Select this option to return work items from selected
projects. Search for projects by name, if necessary.
You can optionally select the
Include sub-projects check box. This
does not add sub-projects to the
Selected projects list, but work items
from sub-projects will be included in the results at runtime.
In the list of available projects, hover over a project, and
then click the
Plus sign to add a single project. To add a project and
all of its sub-projects to the
Selected projects list, hover over the
parent project, and then click the check mark ().
- My Projects for user viewing the
Select to return work items from the user's preferred projects
Select Owners tab, select an option to
filter work items by owner:
- No filter
Select to return items owned by any user.
- User viewing the feed
Select to return items owned by the user viewing the feed.
- Selected groups and users
Choose to return items owned by a specific set of groups
Include secondary owners check box to return
items that the selected users own with other users (in addition to items they
primarily own). Clear this check box to return only items the selected users
are primarily responsible for.
Set Criteria tab, click
Add to add one or more search filters based
on work item fields. Use these guidelines:
- For each filter, you must specify a field, an operator, and
value criteria. The operators and value options that are available to you
depend on the selected field type.
- For feeds based on all applications, field choices are
limited to system fields, such as
- Multiple criteria use "and" operators. For example, a feed
that has these filters:
Submitter in Chad Release Engineer
Submit Date > Starrtof_thisyear
Returns work items that Chad Release Manager submitted AND the
submit date is greater than the start of the current year.
Preview Feed tab, review the items that are
returned by the feed in a listing report format.
Save Feed tab, provide the following
information for your feed:
Provide a name for your feed.
Set the feed as private or public. Private feeds are visible
only to the author; public feeds can be viewed by others users, but only the
author and administrators can modify public feeds.
Note: If you plan to share a view with other users, the feeds in
that view must be set to public.
Text provided here is shown to users when they select feeds
for their views.
The feed can now be added to a Kanban board. If you created the
feed while you were editing a Kanban board, the feed is automatically added to
the board when you save your changes.
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