UDA Field Format

Table below lists and describes UDA Field formats.

Field Type Maximum Length (Characters) Description
name string 64 the name of the UDA
description string 10,000 the UDA description
type string 64 the type of UDA
causes_version_change string 1 indicates whether a change creates a new major version; if no, displays as a 0 in the text file, if yes, displays as a 1
inherit_initial_ value_from_ parent string 1 indicates whether the attribute’s initial value comes from parent requirement; if no, displays as a 0 in the text file, if yes, displays as a 1
change_makes_ traceability links _suspect string 1 indicates whether a change makes traceability links suspect; if no, displays as a 0 in the text file, if yes, displays as a 1
system_attribute string 1 not used for import
mandatory_set_on_ create string 1 value requrired for new requirement
type_info string 1024 describes the attributes for that type of UDA-format is UDA*

*To be properly formatted, this file must be created by running an export. We do not advise generating this file by any other method.