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  1. Add link to documentation and resources from toolbar drop down menu

    I'm the admin and know of and installed structure, however, my JIRA users don't know what it is or how to use it. To help educate all please include links to helpful resources in your toolbar drop down such as documentation, etc.

    Thank you

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      planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • allow me to define a story point budget for a folder / issue

      I typically have rough estimates for bigger projects and I would like to be able to add them to the structure so that I can get an overview of what needs to be done. At the moment I can only do this by adding JIRA issues with estimates, but the problem is that at this stage I do not really want to create these issues yet (at least not for everything).

      The closes thing to what I want is to create epics and set the rough estimates on the epics. Later I can refine my estimates by creating storys. The…

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      • Search Filters Should Retain At A Structure Level

        If you have several structures that you are attempting to manage when you switch between them your search panel tries a filter / set of search criteria from the *previous* structure. Then you have to figure out that you want to apply filter=29121 or whatever when you go from structure A to structure B.

        Easy fix.

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        • Add view setting to specify level of expansion

          When creating or editing views, allow specifying the degree of expansion. My use case is that I want to show all issues in the top three levels by default. Furthermore, I want the expansion setting to apply to the Confluence gadget.

          Alternatively, a perspective can be used to achieve the same result, but there is currently no way to use a perspective for the Confluence gagget. If the perspective could be used in the gadget, then I would recommend combining with http://structure.uservoice.com/forums/43181-structure-plugin-for-jira-ideas/suggestions/1773075-add-controls-to-expand-contract-one-level-at-a-t to allow an unlimited customization of gadget presentations.

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          • Display a collated view of multiple structures

            As a release manager, I want to see multiple structures represented in one view so I can easily collate the work multiple teams are doing. Our planning and management of structures is distributed, but I need to be able to see them all for enterprise planning purposes. Additionally, I want to be able to filter the one "master" view so I can see only those items related to specific criteria (e.g. release or project or component).

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            • Allow to see the structure in the issue type 'Test'

              When viewing an issue of type “Test”, created by Zephyr and assigned to a Structure, we are not able to see the corresponding Structure section as expected. If we change the type of the issue to anything else (Bug, Story, Epic, etc.) then the Structure section becomes visible. It seems that either Structure or Zephyr is not playing well together. This is critical to our organization as we try to integrate structured testing into our organization.

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              • Keep backlog always up-to-date with notifications

                I think it would be nice to have possibility to notify Scrum Master and Product Owner that some of UserStories are holding in a backlog for quite a long period of time (could be specified in extra settings), for example 3 moths.
                It should help to keep backlog always with actual UserStories.

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                • Allow "Active Sprint" option for the Work Logged field

                  Currently, the options are current and prior day, week, month, year. Can we have current and prior sprint?

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                  • Be able to propagate up a risk value

                    If a sub task had a custom field which indicated it's current risk or similar be able to propagate that up to the top level to show the worst of the risks or some other flag

                    e.g. if a single subtask of a item is red risk, be able to show that red risk in all of it's parents in the structure. choose the worst value of all sub nodes to show at the parent level.

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                    • Allow CSV Output of Information from Structure Board

                      It would be nice to have the ability to dump the structure board to a csv. Thinking that it would be something quick and dirty, with ' - ' noting structure, like this:
                      "Name", "Est Hours", "Progress"
                      "Mars Colony", "10h", "80%"
                      " - Terraform", "6h", "50%"
                      " - - Make Oxygen", "2h", "100%"
                      " - Create Colony", "4h", "0"

                      Once this was CSV, it could be manipulated in other programs. Right now, I don't see a way to get the Hierarchy or estimate roll-up data out of the system for project managers to use.

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                      • Add progress aggregation based on the number of sub-items

                        Parent issue progress % seems incorrect based on underlying children progress % values, assuming equal weighting per child.

                        Example screenshot: imgur.com/a/43lgW

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                        • Option to always include Epic Link in the Structure

                          Same as the option to automatically include sub-tasks in the Structure, also add the option to always include the Epic Link.

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                          • Create column for Greenhopper Agile version

                            Greenhopper's Agile plugin allows for nested "versions" to define Agile Sprints within a top-level planned release. This is represented in JIRA as comma-separated items in the Fix Version/s column.

                            The Agile Planning Board is smart enough to show the last Version in that comma-separated list indicating the current sprint to which an issue is assigned. Structure is showing all the comma-separated versions which takes up a lot of column width space (particularly considering the Structure view does not wrap text in columns...).

                            Would you consider creating an Agile Version column that is essentially the last item in the Fix Version/s…

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                              • With Structure 3.x, it would be nice to be able to minimize the Header Tool Bar to give more real estate to the Structure

                                With Structure 3.x, there's too much space in the header now leaving almost half the screen for the Structure. It would be nice to be able to minimize the header tool bar like JIRA Agile allows.

                                Also, it would be good to minimize the Transformations tool bar with the quick filters selected still active. Currently, you have to click X to the right of the Transformations tool bar which deselects the highlighted transformations.

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                                • Queries based on structure, especially ones that make roll-up easier

                                  * All issues that are direct children of this issue
                                  * All issues that are children, grandshildren, etc. of this issue
                                  * Parent of this issue
                                  * Store the structure information in the same tables as other JIRA information, so it can be queried the same way.

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                                  • Progress Bar changes color by ontime or overdue

                                    Allowing users a quick view of the status for more than completion percentage for [insert your object of choice] if they are overdue or nearing completion deadlines

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                                    • Ability to weight Progress column by number of issues

                                      (e.g. a parent’s progress is just based on the progress of its children, but if one of those children has 10x more children than the other, it would be nice to weight it that way)

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                                      • allow us to synchronize links between sibling and cousin issues

                                        Right now the link synchronizer works only between parent and sub-issues. However, this is often not enough. For example, we would like to automatically link "development" and "system testing", which are usually sibling issues under a single "Change Reqest ### for system XYZ" issue.

                                        A use case for "cousin" links is similar: "integration testing" should depend on all "system testing" issues within the same "Change Request ###" parent/grandparent issue.

                                        Right now we work around this by using template structures, but this is fiddly and error prone, since issues like "integration testing" should be edited manually after N "change request for…

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                                        • Name in issue viewer

                                          When beeing displayed in the issue viewer and the default structure name should be "None" to avoid confusion as another structure name makes it seem to belong to one.

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