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  1. Use lightboxes when managing structure properties

    Currently when editing a structure (Operations->Configure), you are throw into a new page for editing. When you are finished and go back, the structure list reloads and moves you to the top and I cannot find my place anymore. This is a problem when you are viewing a list of over a thousand structures.

    A popup lightbox would make things much better and allow me to keep my place in the list of structures. This could apply to sync settings, and all other management operations.

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      under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • [Structure+Testy] Make it possible to have a type of parent child relation inside an issue

      Use Case 1:
      As a tester I would like to use a unique test case and run it several times and after every run I would like to add my test data/environment to it. (E.g. Result and what format, browser, platform, DB that was used during test run...)

      Use Case 2:
      As a Test Manager I would like to be able to create a dashboard report or filter based on specific data and the outcome of the result with that test data/environment.

      Current solution with testy today (https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.almworks.testy)
      has some good features but you still lack the method…

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      • Possibility to disable/filter the Structure notifications in the project & user Activity Streams

        Currently only the Actitvity Stream "gadget" has the option to configure filters.
        The standard (non-gadget) Jira Activity Stream on the Project Summary page & on the User profile page does not have this option. Hence these Activity Streams are heavily 'polluted" with Syncronizer updates and are becoming useless..

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        • Calculate context-aware Progress

          When displaying structures in a specific context (for example, after selecting a specific Version from the Project view), the Progress roll-up should be done in the context of that version.

          For example, assume I have an Epic containing multiple stories which will be completed across several releases. If I view the structure in the context of the upcoming release, it would be nice if the Progress calculation were based solely on those stories targeted for the upcoming release.

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          • Report or filter on accumulated fields

            FIelds like 'progress', 'estimate' or 'logged' are calculated (accumulated) over the sub-structure under the issue. I would like to be able to report those values in reports (e.g. accumulated estimate) or use them in JQL queries (e.g. accumulated_estimate > 2w)

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            • Connnect more than one JIRA instance

              When working with external partners they often use their own JIRA instance. You can connect them via the JIRA application link feature with your own JIRA instance and are able to set links between issues in the two JIRA instances this way.

              It would be great to be able to display linked issues from the remote JIRA in your own structures.

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              • Show progress of selected issue/task in Confluence

                In our company we use very closely JIRA and Confluence. Structure allows us to properly organize issues based on our demands and workflows and it works perfectly for people who are assigning tasks or implementing them. But we use Confluence for executive summary of progress on specific builds where would be very helpful if we can display progress bar of a specific issue (counted from all issues below of selected issue in the hierarchy). This way we would be able to create great overviews like e.g. "Bug fixing of Feature1", "Implementing Feature2", ... with progress bars behind without a need…

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                  planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Use tokens in the summary to capture recurring fields and indendation levels

                  By specifying some fields e.g, priority and assignee as well as the indendation level of the issue while entering the summary text of the issue will speed up the data capturing with structure. Please consider having a look at www.checkvist.com for effective keyboard support for increased speed and useability.

                  Eg use the @ to specify the person eg @john
                  use the # sign to specify the priority
                  Eg #0 - blocker
                  #1 critical
                  Tab indentation in the summary for instance indentation level 1 specified by 1> indendation level of 2 specified by >2

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                  • Navigate to next/previous issue in structure

                    We want to have the feature to go to the next issue in the stucture.

                    The scenario is:
                    1. You have a structure open
                    2. You open up the first issue in a full screen mode
                    3. You go to the next issue in the structure. Without jumping back to the structure.

                    In the same way as you can jump to the next/previous issue after you have performed a filter/search in plain JIRA.

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                    • I suggest the structure gadget displays the full name of the structure in the dashboards

                      Currently it truncates the names so it is difficult to tell which structure is displayed.

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                      • ...have separators, or sticky issues, that stay on top.

                        My idea is that I want specific issues to not be affected by the sorting. Not affected, so that they can stay on top (or bottom).

                        Another cool way to do this may be a separator or separators, that can be added similar to the way folders are added. Except these separators allow their content to stay where the user assigns it to.

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                        • Add ability to right click on selected item(s) to move to top, to bottom, down/up by like 50/100/200 rows at a time

                          This will save time in organizing one's Structure especially those items that are completed and need to be moved way down or those items that are open and need to be brought way up. This would especially be useful when initially setting up one's structure.

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                          • Show some type of visual indicator when the progress rollup contains interpolated data

                            I love the ability of the structure plug-in to roll-up numerical fields of children into their parents (thank you!). As I understand it, if some of the children do not have values, the roll-up algorithm estimates values for those children based on the values set in their peers (i.e the value of the unset children is the average value from all of their peers). Essentially, the structure plug-in is making estimates for the children even if users haven't entered any information.

                            When that happens, it would be nice if the plug-in offers some kind of indicator on the rolled up…

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                            • Hide empty folders

                              In structure folders created based on custom fields will show "no value"-folder in case issues haven't set the related custom field. It would be nice to get an option to define whether to show such "no value" folders or to show such issues without a folder under their parent.

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                              • Localization

                                Do you have prepared structure for translating structure. SWe need a German version.

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                                • Limit Structure Depth for "Master" Structures

                                  With all the work being done to create sub-structures or copy portions of structures, the master or enterprise view typically does not need all the detailed subtasks, those will even make that view less usable. It would make that view more useful to have a default depth to open the tree, so if I have
                                  Issue-1 - Project
                                  Issue-11 - Milestone
                                  Issue-111 - task 1
                                  Issue-112 - Task 2
                                  Issue-2 - Project 2
                                  Issue-21 - Milestone
                                  etc.

                                  I can have structures for the projects with all the details, and the structure for multiple projects defaulting to open to a depth…

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                                  • Create a method to prevent parental and causal links to sub-tasks unless those sub-tasks have sub-issues

                                    if you have issues with sub-task type issues there's no way to pull those sub-tasks and any child or resulted in linked issues into a structure without structure creating child and resulted in links for all sub-task tasks of those parent issues. It appears that any configuration of the links synchronizers will results in the sub-tasks getting child and resulted in links to the parent issue. If this is true, I propose the following feature request.
                                    In the Links Synchronizer, create a sub filtering feature that uses the logic of: "don't create parental or causal links for sub-task type issues…

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                                    • Header/Footer for Print & PDFs

                                      Add ability to edit header and/or footer for print outs. Include fields for Date/Time Printed, Structure Name, Etc.

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                                      • add user stories w/out subtasks automatically to the product backlog by using the greenhopper epic synchronization

                                        There is a separate setting to auto include the sub-task, by I am sure I didn't tick the box (I tried it 3 times).
                                        It looks like the synchronization is always adding the sub-task regardless if you want them or not. This has worked before but recently I get the sub-task in the product backlog as well. We recently upgraded from 5.7.2 to 5.8.6 so maybe something in 5.8 broke this.

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                                        • Not show tasks and subtasks when using the GreenHopper's Rank and Epic/Theme fields Syncronize w/ auto-add subtask deselected

                                          when selecting the Greenhopper syncronize w/ the epic/theme field selected and the auto-add subtask option deselected, structure is still bringing in tasks and it's subtasks. We were expecting only to see Themes, Epics and Stories in our structure. In addition, when we have Rank syncronize selected as well, it doesn't always line up with Greenhopper.

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