Change Element

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Specifies the field to change with a status update and contains the new value for that field.

  PID = "Integer">





Required Integer. Specifies the Project identifier (PID) of the field to change.

Child Elements


Parent Elements

Assn, Task


Minimum: 0 in parent Assn, 1 in parent Task

Maximum: Unbounded

Text Value

A text value is required. This text specifies the value to update the field to.


The text value must match the data type required by the specified field.


For information about updatable fields, PIDs, and required data types, see Supported Project Fields and Field Information for Statusing ChangeXML.


The following example uses two Change elements to define two updates to a single task. The first Change element updates the Start field for the task to the value 8am January 10, 2007. The second Change element updates the Deadline field for the task to the value of 4pm January 31, 2007.

  <Proj ID="a47faeab-0f72-455a-b629-d62faf5fece6">
    <Task ID="0f8e477d-8dd9-4011-95cc-2499bb10cf10">
      <Change PID="184549386">2007-01-10T08:00:00</Change>
      <Change PID="184549394">2007-01-31T16:00:00</Change>