DOORS ID Generator


This extension allows the creation of custom identifiers for any artifact. You can also define a prefix and a postfix in a module attribute, which will result in PREFIX-ID-POSTFIX. Create a custom identifier with a minimum of user interaction.



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DOORS ID Generator provides users with a robust and efficient solution for generating custom identifiers for artifacts. With the ability to define a prefix and postfix in the module attribute, users can now tailor the format of their identifiers to suit their individual needs. The resultant format takes the shape of PREFIX-ID-POSTFIX, allowing for greater flexibility and customization.
This feature simplifies the process of creating bespoke identifiers, as users can now generate unique and meaningful IDs with minimal user interaction.

Use Cases and Features

Based on the functionalities and use cases that this extension is helping you with, we kept the user interface as simple as possible. In the current version of the widget you can find: 

  • Widget information section - section with version, short description and other informations about the extension
  • Check box - after clicking the checkbox will run the script

The extension in question enables users to generate unique identifiers for Doors NG, incorporating a prefix and postfix that enables users to identify specific requirement types in the same manner as Doors classic. This functionality ensures that users can seamlessly transition to the new platform without compromising their established workflow processes. As such, it enhances user productivity and streamlines workflow processes by eliminating the need for manual intervention.

  • Create custom identifier - The software solution offers users the ability to generate custom identifiers with minimal user interaction. This feature provides users with a streamlined and efficient way of creating bespoke identifiers tailored to their specific requirements, without compromising quality or accuracy.

Softacus has developed a comprehensive software solution called DOORS ID Generator that streamlines the creation and modification of custom identifiers in modules. This solution empowers users to identify specific requirement types in the same manner as DOORS Classic. 

Preconditions and Restrictions

To create a function, the user must create  Requirement ID attributes within their project/component properties.

This script is designed to work exclusively within the specified module and selected view. If the user does not meet these prerequisites, the widget displays an informative message.


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