Flags indicate that a requirement has changed or needs to be reviewed. Requirements with flags appear in the requirements tree with flag icons. There is also a section in the requirement properties to view flag information.
You can add and remove flags as needed and others will see the flag when they look at the requirement. You can also flag a requirement and all of its children. There can only be one flag on an item at a time and setting a flag on an item that already has a flag will overwrite the flag. Changes to the requirement flag are maintained in the requirements change history.
If you are integrating with an external requirements management tool, you will also see flags from new or updated external requirements. The following are scenarios about how flags are applied for integrated requirements: