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      21 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

      Thanks for your comment. No update yet, but please keep your votes and comments coming -- they do help us bring more attention to this feature.

      Thanks!
      Igor

      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

      Hi Pat,

      Thanks -- that is one of the possible features to address this problem. I've just just raised its priority in our internal JIRA, so we might get to work on it sooner.

      Kind regards,
      Igor

      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

      Matthew, thanks for the good feedback!

      From your comment I read a somewhat different feature than the one discussed here. Basically, you want to take a structure with all JIRA fields, as it is shown now, but then be able to add some notes and/or color in individual cells (which of course would required them to be bigger). And that would be the basis for a presentation.

      Is that correct?

      Kind regards,
      Igor

      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

      Hello Cesar,

      I can't give you any specifics at this time, sorry. Structure 3.0 is coming soon so please bear with us until then. Meanwhile, issue details panel is a kind of an alternative, although it would require a larger display to be super useful.

      Kind regards,
      Igor

      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

      Hello May,

      We're currently working on the major Structure 3.0 release. I can't say for sure if this feature makes it into this release, it's not among the primary feature list. However, we're remaking the user interface and it may be room to either fit this feature in, or at least lay grounds to add this feature soon after 3.0.

      Sorry I couldn't be more specific at this time.

      Kind regards,
      Igor

      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

      Michael, Matt, thanks for your feedback. We're working on improving Structure plugin in this matter. Hang on!

      Igor

      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

      Matt, thanks for your comment.

      I understand the problem, we'll try to work on the multiline grid cells at some point. I suggested "on-mouse-hover" solution because it is much easier to do, as the rest of the user interface may be left untouched. Of course easier does not mean better, but it usually means quicker.

      A question for you: would you possible need to see multiple lines in all cells (custom fields with long texts), or do you need only to see more of the Description? (I'm thinking about the way MS Outlook shows second line with message body stretched across all other columns.)

      Igor

      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

      Shawn, thanks for your comment! At this moment, we're not yet working on this problem but we'll try to come up with a clever solution soon.

      Igor

      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

      Thanks for your comment.

      I agree that showing the text only on mouse hover is not a very good solution from usability standpoint.

      However, I think that if we allow the rows on the grid to have different heights - depending on how large the content is, it will kill the visibility of the hierarchical structure. This is not an issue on the Issue Navigator, but it definitely is on the structure widget. Take a look at the Printable Page - which behaves exactly like that. It is too easy to make the structure very much unreadable there, and we still haven't found a better solution.

      We'll keep this in mind as we go on. Perhaps when we have a full issue preview (like GreenHopper), the severity of this issue will get a bit lower.

      Thanks
      Igor

      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

      Thanks for the idea!

      Would it work if the full text was shown if you move mouse pointer to hover over it? (Overlapping other issues)

      I'm not sure I got the idea about the layout - is it about having two rows of cells for each issue instead of one?

      Igor

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        planned  ·  6 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

        Dan, point taken, thanks! I'll try to push this feature forward in the plans.

        Igor

        Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

        Dan, thanks for the clarification. Yes, it is clear that we need just take the work reported by a specific user. I would imagine you'd create a table with a column per person, right?

        To anonymous: yes, we're working on publishing the roadmap soon on the website.

        Thanks!
        Igor

        Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

        Hi Shane,

        Thanks for your suggestion! Added to roadmap.

        Kind regards,
        Igor

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          1 comment  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

          Hi Tyler,

          Thanks for your suggestion! That makes a lot of sense, but in order to check the progress against time, we need to understand the start and the end dates of a task or a task group. What's more, we'll need to understand the work calendar to exclude weekends and holidays.

          A part of this feature is coming soon with Gantt Chart extension, where a progress will be clearly seen on the time line. After that we'll see if we can show the "on time / delayed" marker in the table too.

          Thanks!
          Igor

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            2 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

            Hi Matthew,

            Thanks for suggestion! This is definitely something that we can implement without a lot of effort -- the supporting architecture is there. My only question is how you track risk, with some custom field? Do you know what type of custom field is that? We need to understand how to compare risk values.

            Kind regards,
            Igor

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              1 comment  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

              Hi Pat,

              Thanks for the suggestions! We currently have the "Full-screen mode" feature in our roadmap.

              As for the quick transformations bar, I agree it could be confusing. Our general understanding that the whole panel header area (search & filter, transformations, quick transformations and pin) needs a second try. The problem you highlighted is not the only one and I think we'll try to solve them all together.

              Thanks!
              Igor

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                planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                Stefan, thanks for the clarification!

                Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                Hi Stefan,

                Thanks for the feedback! Those are really great ideas.

                1. We also had the idea of combining several transformations into one, but it involved creating a higher-level concept like "Recipe". It's recorded in our list of future improvements.

                2. I understand that you'd like to change the quick transformations that are shown for queries. Would you like to have the transformations that you set up shared with other users?

                The reason Quick Transformations are currently not adjustable for queries is that the the transformations settings are attached to the structure and use structure's permissions -- only admins of a structure can set up quick transformations for it, and they will be shown to all users.

                When we allow adjusting quick transformations for queries, the simplest thing we could do is to allow each user to have their own set of transformations. But then you wouldn't be able to share it with other people. Is that ok?

                Kind regards,
                Igor

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                  2 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                  Hi Mike,

                  Thanks -- that is an interesting idea, but, I have to say, far from the current plans. There would be a lot of questions if we try to write down the spec for this, considering that the content is dynamic and may change with time.

                  I can suggest the following instead. Suppose you have labeled the "sticky" issues using JIRA's "Labels" field. Then you can add a _second_ sorting using "Transformations" panel, and make it by Labels. All marked issues will be placed together at the top or at the bottom.

                  The same can be done with some other fields too. Of course the drawback is that other users can see these marks too, but this thing works right now!

                  Kind regards,
                  Igor

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                    planned  ·  26 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Yes, the work is in progress, the updates will be posted in the Structure Gantt group, mentioned in the previous comment.

                    Thanks
                    Igor

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Hello,

                    Thanks for voting for Gantt Chart feature in Structure. It's been a few months already that we've been working on this, and the team is very excited. We've got some very nice ideas but we need your help.

                    There are many ways to implement Gantt Chart, many JIRA configurations and various conclusions to be drawn out of the chart. We'd like to reach out to you to learn more about what *you* need from this feature.

                    We have set up a Google Group for Gantt Chart early adopters. We are going to publish short surveys and ask for general discussion of certain Gantt-related things. Later, we're also going to publish links to preview versions of the product to get your impression and feedback.

                    If you would like to see Gantt Chart for JIRA work in the way you'd like it to work, please subscribe and participate:

                    https://groups.google.com/d/forum/structure-gantt

                    Thank you!

                    Igor
                    ALM Works Team

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Jamie, thanks for your feedback. Yes, it's too early to ask when, sorry!

                    I can say that we indeed want to start small, and have the first version contain only the very basic functionality. Things that you mentioned are certainly on the radar, although I'm a bit worried about that "etc." :)

                    Once we have something to show, we'll start a private early access program. I will post here an announcement when it's ready. I can say that it won't be ready _at least_ until 3 months from now.

                    Kind regards,
                    Igor

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Jamie, you bet! :)

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Hi Derek,

                    Thanks for the kind words! Structure 3.0 isn't released yet, but it's coming soon.

                    As for the Gantt, yes, we do commit to creating Gantt chart for Structure, however, I cannot promise specific dates or versions. I would imagine 3.0 will be succeeded by a sequence of "smaller" releases, but Gantt will definitely be the next major thing. The initial work has already begun, and after 3.0 release it will have full attention of our core team.

                    Kind regards,
                    Igor

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Hi Travis,

                    We have started working it conceptually. However, our current main goal is to release Structure 3.0, which will contain a lot of great new features, which will also be instrumental for the best Gantt chart we would make after that release.

                    I'm sorry I can't give you more specific details yet -- please stand by for Structure 3.0 announcement.

                    Kind regards,
                    Igor

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Kevin, thanks for your feedback.

                    What you describe is indeed a light-weight version of Gantt chart, or at least a related calculation. We do have plans to work on this after the release of Structure 3.0. Quite probably we'll cover the simple cases first.

                    Kind regards,
                    Igor

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Jens-Martin, thanks for keeping interest in this feature. We're currently working on Structure 3.0 and will start working on Gantt right after that release. No ETA is yet available, sorry.

                    Kind regards,
                    Igor

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Mark, Eduard, thanks for your comments. We're one step closer to Gantt with 2.5 release.

                    Our next big release is going to be Structure 3.0, with a few things remade from ground up. Generated structures, non-issue rows, multiple places for one issue in a structure - all that is coming.

                    That would be another step. After 3.0 we will be able to focus on the Gantt chart. Before 3.0 it wouldn't make much sense technically - we'll need to do things differently on the new API from Structure 3.0.

                    Thanks again for your interest in this feature and your support.
                    Igor

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Dan, Gantt Chart is one of the top requested features, so we will try to have it within next year. However, we cannot make promises on the feature dates.

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Markus, I can tell with 100% certainty that we won't release Gantt chart feature in Structure in the next two weeks.

                    Also, to everyone watching -- thanks for your support of this idea! It is a crucial piece of input for our prioritization.

                    However, I can tell that it is unlikely that we'll have Gantt charts earlier than at least six months from now -- if done right, it is a huge piece of functionality. And we want to do it right. Eventually. (Or perhaps have some other plugin vendor provide a plugin that would show Gantt on the Structure widget - some work is being done in that direction as well.)

                    Thanks and keep feedback coming!
                    Igor

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Oh we may need a whole lot of things for the Gantt. Some could be expressed via existing JIRA concepts (for example, dependency - through links), some could be added via custom fields.

                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                    Aggelos, thanks for your question - this is possible, but beyond the scope of current plans (version 1.0) - as well as the Gantt chart, for that matter.

                    After version 1.0 kicks off, we'll continue improving Structure, and adding features found in Project software would be quite natural.

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                      2 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                      Hi Olivier,

                      Thanks for posting this request! I understand the problem.

                      One thing we had in mind for a while is to somehow make generated and manually added rows different -- for example, adding some colored marking for generated rows. That way you can see what kind each row is.

                      Another idea is to have on/off switch for a generator, so you can temporarily disable all generators -- then all that's left is going to be manually added items.

                      If we implement both of these ideas, would you still need additional filtering?

                      Kind regards,
                      Igor

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                        3 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                        Stefan, thanks for the kind words! We're doing our best.

                        I hear you about folders -- we have plans to make them more flexible and add some properties, but we wouldn't go as far as making them comparable to issues in complexity. If you need that much, it's probably better just to create a special issue type.

                        Kind regards,
                        Igor

                        Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                        Hi Stefan,

                        This is a great idea, thanks! We thought about something like that too, where it comes to comparing top-down estimates with bottom-up. We'll see what we can do!

                        Kind regards,
                        Igor

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                          1 comment  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                          Hi Greg,

                          Thanks for describing your case. This is a known limitation in the current feature set and we're thinking about how to improve it in the best way. Automation is already quite complicated and we're trying to contain the complexity.

                          With the current functionality, there are some workarounds that can be done. For example, one could use a grouper after the extender, and group by Label or a custom field, adding another level between Epics and Stories. Stories will still be attached to epics without duplicates. Using Labels has an additional benefit of allowing multiple labels per issue.

                          Kind regards,
                          Igor

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                            under review  ·  16 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                            Hi Raghu,

                            Could you please send an email to support@almworks.com and describe in more detail, what are your actions, what is the observed result (a screenshot would be nice) and what is the expected results?

                            Thanks,
                            Igor

                            Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                            Hello. What I'm trying to explain is that you need to use two existing features in combination. Feature 1: create a full copy of the template structure. Feature 2: copy/paste between structures.

                            You can check out those in the links earlier in the comments or on this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4Rx60Xf9qc

                            If you still need help with those, please send an email to support@almworks.com to avoid sending many emails to other subscribers of this improvement request.

                            Thanks!
                            Igor

                            Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                            Please check the documentation article I mentioned earlier about copying full or partial hierarchy from one structure to another: https://wiki.almworks.com/x/cwBy

                            Basically, it's Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C, switch structure, select parent, Ctrl+Shift+V.

                            Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                            The idea is that first you create new, unique issues, using Copy+Clone operation. It creates a new temporary structure. Then you move those new, unique issues into the structure you want them in.

                            Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                            Yes, I understand that - the approach I offered in my first comment was to create a full clone of a structure and then copy/paste the new issues (with a limited number of keystrokes or mouse actions) to the target structure.

                            Would that work for you?

                            Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                            In fact there is bulk cloning of the whole structure in Structure now, with cloning every issue - have you discovered it yet? Check out https://wiki.almworks.com/x/6Aqf and https://wiki.almworks.com/x/8gqf

                            If that doesn't work for you, please let me know how it's different from what you need.

                            Thanks,
                            Igor

                            Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                            Thanks for your suggestion! We'll be working on improving bulk-cloning in the future.

                            But currently, you can combine full copy-clone of a structure with a multiple copy/paste functionality: you can select multiple issues in one structure and insert them into another - see https://wiki.almworks.com/x/cwBy

                            Something like: (a) copy the template into a temporary structure TEMP; (b) use copy-paste to copy all issues from TEMP into your target structure at the desired place; (c) delete structure TEMP.

                            Hope that helps!
                            Igor

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                              planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                              Hi Cash,

                              Thanks for your suggestion! I apologize for replying so late; ironically, a notification from uservoice got lost in the way!

                              This does make a lot of sense. There are some technical details -- as you mentioned, this wouldn't work with generated content (unless there's an active component that, say, checks and compares generated content once a day).

                              I also imagine this would require digest mode from notifications and, therefore, some delay, because otherwise one might get a load of emails from a busy structure.

                              Kind regards,
                              Igor

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                                2 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                Hi Willem,

                                Thanks for your request! Currently it's possible to place the whole structure under a folder and configure "total" columns to show the totals for that folder. Did you discover these features? Does this solution not work for you?

                                The result we didn't put totals so far is that for a large structure, it would incur additional load on JIRA server all the time, while sometimes the totals are not needed.

                                Kind regards,
                                Igor

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                                  3 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                  Nora, thanks for the feedback! It's helpful. No promises on dates, but we'll definitely look into that idea.

                                  Igor

                                  Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                  Hi Nora, thanks for the idea!

                                  It has been suggested several times already. We certainly can do that in the same way we integrated Confluence with Structure.Pages.

                                  I have the following questions for you to understand how solution might work:

                                  * Would you be able to install an additional (free) plugin on the external JIRA?
                                  * Would it be ok if remote issues could show only standard JIRA fields (no custom fields)?
                                  * Would it be ok if remote issues could be only viewed, but not edited? And no way to create issues on the external system.
                                  * Would it be ok if you had no way to search on the external system? Only pick issues by issue key or through a remote issue link (via extender, for example).
                                  * Would you need to connect to more than one external JIRAs? How would you like to differentiate between them if you have local issues and remote issues from different sources in the same grid?

                                  Thanks!

                                  Kind regards,
                                  Igor

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                                    planned  ·  20 comments  ·  Structure Plugin for JIRA: Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                    Hi Simon and all supporters of this feature,

                                    There was a ton of great things we wanted to put into Structure 3. Unfortunately it turned out to be impossible to do all of them and still release Structure 3 in reasonable time. We had to postpone a lot of great stuff, including this feature. Structure 3 is still a great upgrade -- even without the features that got postponed, it took us more than 2 years to bring forward automation, various item types, multi-parent relationships and many more improvements. We'll continue building on the platform that we have and we have all this features in scope.

                                    As for specific dates, I cannot provide an estimate for limiting parent-child relationship right away, sorry. It's not planned for the nearest releases. From what I understand, the need for this feature has gone down a bit with the introduction of generators. However, we still consider it important for manually crafted structures.

                                    Please check back in the beginning of 2017 for an update.

                                    Kind regards,
                                    Igor

                                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                    Hello Jonathan, and everyone waiting for this feature.

                                    We're considering this as a part of our massive remake and extension of Structure, which is going to be version 3.0. There are no estimates yet, but we're actively working on 3.0 features now. Even if this feature does not make it into 3.0, it will be much more feasible by then and we'll likely implement it in a 3.x version.

                                    Igor

                                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                    Niels, thanks for keeping in touch. No updates so far, sorry - this is one of the big features we have planned, and it's at the top of the list, but it is massive, considering the implications across the whole product. We're getting closer to it by working on other features who will provide the foundation for this improvement.

                                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                    Dear Sri Kanth,

                                    No this feature is not implemented yet. We cannot promise any dates, but this feature is on our current list of things to be definitely done.

                                    Igor

                                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                    Mike, thanks for an excellent feedback! Seems like there are two distinct features:
                                    - one is enforcing a specific structure of... a structure - what issues can be where in the hierarchy, regardless of who does the changes
                                    - the other is hierarchy-based permissions

                                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                    Hey Guy! Good feedback!

                                    Yes, using projects and types in the restriction set is a more complete solution - we'll have it. Different permissions at different structure levels have been also requested, I'm not sure yet if it's a different feature or the same, but it has a jira issue here: http://jira.almworks.com/browse/HJ-434

                                    Cheers!
                                    Igor

                                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                    Martin, thanks for describing your use case!

                                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                    Walter, thanks for the comment. We plan to have Project/Type field selectors when you create a new issue in the Structure - this should address the UX.

                                    I guess this feature is more about keeping a strict process, not allowing arbitrary parent-child relationships.

                                    Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                    Further improvement: enforce configuration of types set up by the user. For example, if it's configured that an issue of type A always has a parent issue of type B, enforce this when a new issue of type A is created.

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                                      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                      Hi Simon,

                                      Sorry about the delay with the reply. For future questions / support requests, please use our JIRA at http://jira.almworks.com

                                      Regarding this configuration, "all sub-issues are equal" mean that each child of the parent is treated equally. Thus, (50% + 75%) / 2 = 62.5%.

                                      I understand that does not make sense with the structure you have. Clearly, if you have status-based progress and grouping by status, there should be a way to aggregate the progress. We'll need to add aggregation weight based by the number of sub-items. I have entered an improvement request into our development JIRA and I will update this idea accordingly, if you don't mind.

                                      Kind regards,
                                      Igor

                                      Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                      Hello Simon,

                                      Thanks for raising this question. Could you please make a screenshot of the Progress column settings?

                                      Thanks
                                      Igor

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                                        Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                        Thank you for your suggestion. We are going to look into this later, as Cloud environment is a lot different.

                                        Kind regards,
                                        Igor

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                                          Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                          Hi Aggelos, thanks!

                                          The groundwork for multiple Confluence connections is already there, we'll just need to add some UI stuff. Coming soon!

                                          Igor

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                                            Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                            Hugh, no problem, thanks for speaking your mind! We value feedback very much.

                                            There's no current plan to address it, since we have started talking about it 5 minutes ago, but we'll review this on our next UI planning session.

                                            As for workarounds, there are no setting in Structure, but a JIRA admin armed with JavaScript could do that by clearing "window.almworks.structure.installCreateIssueHandler" property after scripts have loaded, but before this function is executed.

                                            For example, you can set up an "Announcement Banner" in JIRA (in System settings) like this:

                                            <script>try { window.almworks.structure.installCreateIssueHandler=null; } catch (e) {}</script>

                                            However, that would add an unneeded banner stripe on every page (unless you have other banner there).

                                            Other ways to inject that code in the right place could be used.

                                            Hope this helps!
                                            Igor

                                            Igor SeredaAdminIgor Sereda (Admin, ALM Works) commented  · 

                                            Hugh, thanks for your comment!

                                            I'm sorry if overriding Create button's behavior is an inconvenience. I myself often click "Do not add to Structure" at the bottom of the dialog after I have clicked "Create".

                                            However, this functionality, as far as I remember, was added specifically to address other customers' requests. And it was also justified by non-technical users having difficulties in adding issues to a structure, since they were accustomed to clicking the blue Create button.

                                            We'll obviously need to find some middle ground here.

                                            Kind regards,
                                            Igor

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