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You can quickly create a ticket using the QuickCreate-portlet (Homepage Component) on "RT-at-a-glance" home page. But you can neighter directly change the status of the new ticket nor add values to a custom field. Sometimes you just want to quickly create a ticket for documentation purpose. Because of that it would be helpfull to create it with status "resolved" and some values for custom fields.

Create new portletEdit

First create a new portlet that is called "QuickTicket":
Copy html/Elements/QuickCreate to local/html/Elements/QuickTicket
To use it on your homepage you have to change etc/ Look for $HomepageComponents and add "QuickTicket" to it; e.g.:

Set($HomepageComponents, [qw(QuickCreate QuickTicket Quicksearch MyAdminQueues MySupportQueues MyReminders RefreshHomepage Dashboards SavedSearches)]);

Now you can add your new portlet "QuickTicket" to your homepage but it is just a clone of QuickCreate.

Update portlet name and idEdit

Find the line that says 

 <div class="quick-create">

and change it to

 <div class="quick-ticket">

Find the line that says

<input type="hidden" class="hidden" name="QuickCreate" value="1" />

and change the part that says "QuickCreate" and change it to "QuickTicket".</div></div>

Add status to portletEdit

Adding a select-box for the ticket-status, which has resolved-status preselected:

<tr class="input-row">
<td class="label"><&|/l&>Status</&>:</td>
<td class="value"><& /Elements/SelectStatus, Name=>"Status", Default => "resolved" &></td>

Add custom fields to portletEdit

To add the custom fields of the current selected queue is a bit more complicated, because the fields has to change if the user selects another queue. To prevent a new page load every time the user changes the queue you can load the fields in background using AJAX.
First you need a component that returns the custom fields for a queue. Create local/html/QuickTicketCustomFields.html with the following content:

<& /Ticket/Elements/EditCustomFields, %ARGS, QueueObj => $QueueObj, InTable => 1 &> 
<& /Ticket/Elements/EditTransactionCustomFields, %ARGS, QueueObj => $QueueObj, InTable => 1 &>

my $Queue = $ARGS{Queue};
my $QueueObj = RT::Queue->new($session{'CurrentUser'});
$QueueObj->Load($Queue) || Abort(loc("Queue could not be loaded."));

Now add a new row to local/html/Elements/QuickTicket to display the custom fields

<tr class="input-row">
<td colspan="2" id="custom-fields">

and some JavaScript to load the custom fields and display them:

<script type="text/javascript">
            var selectedText = jQuery('#quick-ticket').find('.select-queue[name=Queue]').find("option:selected").text();
        var defaultQueue = ;
        if(defaultQueue == "") {
            defaultQueue = jQuery('#quick-ticket').find('.select-queue[name=Queue]').children().first().text();


    function updateCustomFields(queue){
        //Send ARGS to QuickTicketCustomFields to fill fields with previously entered values
        var postdata = {Queue: queue
% while((my $key, my $value) =  each(%ARGS)) {
% if($key ne "Queue") {
      , "<% $key %>" : "<% $value %>"
% }
% }
        };"QuickTicketCustomFields.html",postdata,function(data) {
            var dataStripped = data.substring(0,data.indexOf("hr class=")-2);

To save entered values for custom fields you have to change index.html. Copy html/index.html to local/html/index.html and add the following lines:

if ( $ARGS{'QuickTicket'} ) {
    my $QueueObj = RT::Queue->new($session{'CurrentUser'});
    $QueueObj->Load($ARGS{Queue}) or Abort(loc("Queue could not be loaded."));

    my $CFs = $QueueObj->TicketCustomFields();

    my $ValidCFs = $m->comp(
        CustomFields => $CFs,
        ARGSRef => \%ARGS

    if ( $ValidCFs && !$skip_create && $ARGS{'Subject'} && $ARGS{'Requestors'}) {
        my ($t, $msg) = CreateTicket(
                        From => $session{'CurrentUser'}->EmailAddress,
        push @results, $msg;
        %ARGS = undef;
        if ( $t && $t->Id && RT->Config->Get('DisplayTicketAfterQuickCreate', $session{'CurrentUser'}) ) {
                Actions   => \@results,
                Path      => '/Ticket/Display.html',
                Arguments => { id => $t->Id },
    elsif (!($ARGS{'Subject'} && $ARGS{'Requestors'})) {
        push @results, loc("Please set subject and requestors");
    elsif (!$ValidCFs) {
        push @results, loc("Please set required custom fields");
    delete $ARGS{'QuickTicket'}; #otherwise there will be a redirect loop
    delete $ARGS{'QuickCreate'};
        Actions   => \@results,
        Path      => '/',
        Arguments => \%ARGS,

Show entered values againEdit

If you want previously entered values to be visible again after submitting the form with invalid data,
change line 78 of /local/html/index.html to:

<& /Elements/MyRT, %ARGS &>

Copy /html/Elements/MyRT to local/html/Elements/MyRT and change line 95 and following lines to

my %newArgs = (%{ $entry->{arguments} || {} }, %ARGS);
# XXX: security check etc.
$m->comp( $name, %newArgs );

Because of that QuickTicket is called with the arguments and previously entered values can be shown again.

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