This documentation relates to an older version 1.8 of Rich Filters for JIRA Dashboards. See the documentation index for other versions.

Rich Filters 1.8 Release Notes

2017-07-03

Rich Filters Add-on 1.8 for JIRA adds three new gadgets to the Rich Filter family – the Rich Filter Simple Counter gadget, the Rich filter Simple Gauge gadget, and the Rich Filter Smart Counters & Gauges gadget. Moreover, the Rich Filter Pie Chart gadget now offers two new more compact layouts for results display.  

Rich Filters Add-on on the Atlassian Marketplace

User’s Guide for version 1.8

Version Highlights

  • Rich Filter Simple Counter gadget
  • Rich Filter Simple Gauge gadget
  • Rich Filter Smart Counters & Gauges gadget
  • New layouts for the Rich Filter Pie Chart gadget
  • New layout setting for Smart Columns display: Equal label sizes 
  • Dynamic filter support for Tempo fields: Teams and Accounts
  • Compatibility with JIRA 7.4
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes

Rich Filter Simple Counter Gadget

The Rich Filter Simple Counter Gadget displays issue counts or field sums for a list of issues. The gadget brings a lot of flexibility, the users can easily obtain the number of issues, story points or time spent for different combinations of quick filters.

Documentation: The Rich Filter Simple Counter Gadget

Rich Filter Simple Gauge Gadget

The Rich Filter Simple Gauge Gadget displays issue count and field sum gauges. The gauge level is based on predefined criteria or static filters. The gadget has multiple layouts and can display results based on issue count, number fields or time tracking fields.

Documentation: The Rich Filter Simple Gauge Gadget

Rich Filter Smart Counters & Gauges Gadget

The Rich Filter Smart Counters & Gauges Gadget displays multiple counters and gauges. Each counter or gauge is based on the clauses of a smart filter and therefore inherits the smart filter's settings – name, color and JQL. The gadget has multiple layouts and can display results based on issue count, number fields or time tracking fields.

Documentation: The Rich Filter Smart Counters & Gauges Gadget

Rich Filter Pie Chart Gadget Layouts

The Rich Filter Pie Chart Gadget now offers two more options for display layouts in addition to the classic JIRA pie chart layout: the Pie Chart – compact and the Sliced Bar Chart layouts. Both of them are useful for data-dense dashboards as they take significantly less space than the classic pie chart layout.

Documentation: The Rich Filter Pie Chart Gadget

New layout setting for Smart Columns display: Equal label sizes 

When adding smart columns to the rich filter's views, the you can now use the Equal label sizes checkbox, which forces all tags to have the same width when displayed in Rich Filter Results gadgets. This can make a smart column look nicer, depending on your smart filter.

Documentation: Configuring Views (see Edit the columns of a View)

Dynamic filter support for Tempo fields: Teams and Accounts

If you use Tempo Timesheets for JIRA then you can now use dynamic filters based on Team and Account Tempo fields.

Supported JIRA Versions

The Rich Filters Add-on 1.5 is supported for JIRA versions 7.0 – 7.4.x. Earlier versions of the plugin exist for JIRA 6.4.x.

Installation and Upgrade

The plugin may be installed from the Atlassian Marketplace or from the Find new add-ons page of your JIRA instance.

If you have installed the Rich Filters Add-on on JIRA version 6.4, you will need to update it after upgrading to JIRA 7.x. The add-on for JIRA 6.x will not work on JIRA 7.x, but all your data and configuration will be preserved.