Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas

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  1. 5 votes
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    • Be able to link to a pinned structure view

      Once I "pin" a portion of a structure, I want to be able to email a URL link to someone so they go directly to the pinned view. With a large structure, this would be more useful than telling someone to find a particular branch in the structure.

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      • Create a setting that will disable the plugin's ability to delete links.

        When using multiple synchronizers sometimes a lot of links get deleted and we are unable to restore them without a bulk undo functionality. We use Structure mostly to visualize hierarchies and never to edit them. Therefore, it will be great to have a setting that would prefer the board from deleting links and allow our users to use Structure at a broad scale. As of now, we have to restrict its usage to a select few who know how to use it without breaking links

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        • Add a custom field on child issues to show the structures root element

          I would like to see the root element in the structure in the custom fields of the children so I can use this when exporting data from jira

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          • When displaying subtasks in Structure, include parent jira # as part of summary (like Jira filters)

            When displaying subtask in Structure, include parent jira # as part of summary (like Jira filters).

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            • Automatically create issues to represent structures

              Allow structures to have attachments, comments, workflow, etc by creating an issue for each existing structure. This could be automated by the Structure plugin.

              Let the administrator configure a special project / issue type for those issues.

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              • Have a Back to Structure button in Issues

                When you open the Issue to view/edit the full details, a link back to the full structure would be nice

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                  under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Propagate Due Date

                  Allow users to set due date based on due date of parent and estimated time. Plus when due date of parent is changed propagate change to all child issues accordingly

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                  • Support entering data into mandatory fields on SubIssue creation

                    when you are creating a sub issue you might hit a wall when the creation of the issue have some mandatory fields which needs to be filled out.first.
                    it should be possible to enter data during sub issue creation.
                    it is already shown which fields that need to field out.

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                    • Show more results to allow me to use the browsers scroll function.

                      The view port of the structure plugin is rather small. I can only see a max of 12 rows on my screen (1360x768). I need to export to excell to see more stories in my epic. It would be nice if more results are displayed on the screen. And to be able to use the browser's scroll bar to scroll, that's why it's there. Or did I miss a config option?

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                      • Link issues in a hierarchy as you move issues around in the Structure view

                        Currently, when you clone a subtask and move it to another parent issue, it actually remains (for all intents and purposes of JIRA data) as part of the original parents issue.

                        This is a problem, because in Greenhopper on the planning board (where you move User Stories to actual date defined releases), they have to reflect the same structure as you created in Structure.

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                        • Keep carriage returns during Excel export or be able to save off the Printable Page.

                          We added 2 custom fields for testing steps. The carriage returns show up in Printable Page nicely. But we can just print that. The Excel export doesn't keep them and so the steps are jumbled in each cell instead of a clean representation.

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                          • Allow users of the Tempo Plugin to see a per-user summation of time usage

                            We always have multiple coders on our projects, and almost always have multiple coders contributing to each piece of functionality within a project. We use the Tempo Plugin for JIRA to keep all that straight.

                            Structure's time summations are really helpful and beneficial. But for our multi-coder environment, we have to look at that summation in Structure, then look at every subtask and split out exactly who contributed how much to the Structure main task, because different coders are at different billing rates. This is not workable except on very small projects.

                            What would be ideal is if we could…

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                            • Creating structures from agile boards with Epics and Epic-less tickets

                              When creating a structure from an Agile board it would be nice to be able to add as well Epic as stories not assigned to an Epic.

                              Creating a structure with Epics and adding an JQL-Inserter for the Epic-less Stories is not sufficient. I am not able to move Stories into an Epic later on the structure board this way. ("Cannot remove issues from JQL query result. ")

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                              • Use JIRA Structure as navigation tree on linked Confluence content

                                JIRA & Confluence are often used hand-in-hand... e.g. new ideas are formulated on CFL, leading to linked tasks in JIRA & followed by documentation etc.. on Confluence again..

                                The need to reorder issues in JIRA, & use structure to navigate them, can be projected to linked confluence contents as well.

                                The way i see it, structure widget could replace the space navigation panel.

                                JIRA issues & corresponding Confluence pages could be linked via labeling (value == structure item ID)

                                This is the idea in a nutshell, I'd be happy to discuss in more detail if helpful.

                                3 votes
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                                  under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Create a new Youtube video!

                                  The video on youtube is 2 years old. The look of Jira has changed and I'm sure your features have also. For training purposes, it would be great if I could point to an official video instead of having to make my own.

                                  Cheers

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                                  • Extend Sub-Task Synchronizer with JQL filter

                                    The Sub-Tasks Synchronizer only allows to select the Issue-Type to be selected. It would be helpful to have a JQL field to filter out more and also to have a JQL field when a Sub-Task should be removed from the Structure.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Allow admin to set default permission scheme for new structures

                                      Structure defaults to no permissions to anyone. Admins should be able to set a default permission scheme for any new structure that is created from that point on.

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                                        planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • improve support for Quick Transformations

                                        Currently you can save transformations as quick transformations which is a great feature. I see however certain potential to make it even better:

                                        - Combine several transformations into a single Quick Transformation (e.g. filtering and grouping)
                                        - Define Quick Transformations for the "Jira" part of the double grid: I often look for items assigned to a version in order to add them to my structure. It would be super convenient if I could save it as a Quick Transformation.

                                        Thanks for your consideration and keep up the great work!

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                                          planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Support Wallboards

                                          I would like the ability to use Structure gadgets also on wallboards. Technically you can already do that, but for example progress bars are not visible. I suppose this only requires a separate stylesheet?

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