Add a Status Code

You can add a status code that can be used to classify the state of project work items by going to Admin Center > Enterprise Settings > Status Codes > Add.

  1. Click on your name in the upper right corner and select Admin Center.
    Note: If you don't see Admin Center, you have not been set up as an administrator. Contact your System Administrator for assistance.

    If you have more than one enterprise, select it from the Admin Center list.

    The selected Enterprise tab appears.
  2. Click the Enterprise Settings tab and select Status Codes.
  3. Click the Add button .
    The Status Code window appears.
  4. Configure the fields as follows:
    • Status Code: (Required) Enter a name for the status code.
    • Description: (Required) Enter a description for this status code.
    • Applies To: (Optional) From the drop-down menu, select a work item type, or select All.
      Note: If you select All, the Applies To State field will not be configurable.
    • Applies To State: (Optional) From the drop-down menu, select a state to which this status code applies. You can select more than one state, or you can select All to apply this status code to all the possible states for that work item type.
      Note: Issues, RFIs, and Submittals each have a different list of possible states.
    • Code Type: (Optional) From the drop-down menu, select one of the following to indicate the state applied to the status code when using Team with Vista: Beginning, Intermediate, or Final.
  5. Click Save to add the status code.