This page relates to the Cloud version of Rich Filters for Jira Dashboards. Please see the documentation index for Server & Data Center versions.
In this section:
- About the Rich Filter Flexi Charts Gadget
- Configuring the Rich Filter Flexi Charts Gadget
- Examples of Flexi Charts
1. About the Rich Filter Flexi Charts Gadget
The Rich Filter Flexi Charts gadget displays a chart with data computed from a collection of issues. This gadget is highly customizable, providing multiple options for the type of chart and the way the data is computed and displayed. It is also based on a rich filter instead of a Jira saved filter, thus providing the following features:
- the collection of issues used by the gadget can be further filtered using Rich Filter Controller gadgets;
- the gadget itself can further refine the results by applying a gadget-specific JQL that we call working query;
- the result type displayed by the chart can be Issue Count, a numeric or time-tracking field, or a custom value;
- each chart type has either one or two breakdowns (the charts are referred to as 1D charts and 2D charts respectively) and each breakdown is based on an issue field or a smart filter. The primary breakdown can also be based on a date or date time field.
Example 1: Donut chart of Issue Count by Project:
Example 2: Clustered bar chart of Story Points by Status and a smart filter named Team:
2. Configuring the Rich Filter Flexi Charts Gadget
- For 1D charts – donut, pie, gauge, bar, treemap:
- For 2D charts – clustered bar, stacked bar:
Edit the gadget configuration as described below:
Select the rich filter the gadget will use.
Click on the Rich Filter button to display the list of rich filters; you can either scroll through or use the search box to find the filter you need.
The gadgets’ configuration forms only show the rich filters you are allowed to view. See the Rights and Permissions documentation page for details.
The working query is an additional JQL query which is permanently applied on top of the base Jira filter and any active quick filters in the controller to further filter the issues the gadget will work with. The working query is optional: if left empty, only the base Jira filter and the quick filters affect the issues used by the gadget.
Select one of the available chart types:
For 2D charts, two breakdowns need to be configured, one primary and one secondary. Below we describe the breakdown settings only once.
Select the issue field or the smart filter on which the issues will be grouped. The drop-down list includes the smart filters defined in the selected rich filter:
For the breakdown of 1D charts and for the primary breakdown of 2D charts, there are two types of configuration, depending on the selected Statistic type:
a. Statistics on option fields (e.g. Priority, Status, select custom fields, etc.) or smart filters
b. Statistics on date or date time fields
The secondary breakdown of 2D charts can only be based on options fields or smart filters.
2.a. Statistics on option fields or smart filters
The following breakdown settings are applicable when the selected Statistic type is an option field or a smart filter:
Select the order in which the values are displayed in the chart. The following options are available:
|Reverse sort order||If checked, the sort order is reversed.|
2.b. Statistics on date fields
The following breakdown settings are applicable when the selected Statistic type is a date or a date time field:
Select the periods on which the issues will be grouped, according to the their values for the date or date time field selected as Statistic type.
The available options are: Days, Weeks, Months, Quarters, Years, Auto.
If the Auto option is selected, the aggregation periods and time range are adjusted dynamically to produce the most granular yet complete statistics (i.e. with the appropriate aggregation period so that all the relevant issues are included).
Together with its subsettings, this specifies the total time span for which the statistics should be computed.
The time range subsettings depend on the option selected in the Time range drop-down as described below.
|Time range||Time range subsetting||Description|
Number of periods
|Number of days / weeks etc.||Enter a number of periods. The time range corresponds to the specified number of consecutive aggregation periods.|
Select how the periods are positioned relative to the current period. The possible options are:
Fields like Created or Resolved always contain values that are in the past. Therefore you should always select Past for these fields as you will never find any issue created or resolved in the future.
Fields like Due Date contain values that can be both in the past and in the future. For this field it is more useful to select Future in order to see statistics for the issues that are due soon, or Past & Future to also see the statistics for overdue issues.
|From / To|
Enter the two dates that define the limits of the time range (both specified dates are inclusive).
The inputs can be selected from a date picker or entered manually as a calendar date ("
If selected, the time range is determined dynamically to include all the relevant issues (from the first date to the last date occurring in the values of the issues).
All dates is the only possible Time range option if the selected Aggregation period is Auto.
These are predefined Time range options which depend on the selected Aggregation period.
Possible options are: This year, Last year, This quarter, Last quarter, This month, Last month.
2.c. Statistics value
The value setting is applicable to all configurations:
Select the value to be computed for each Statistic type group. There are four kinds of possible values:
3. Examples of Flexi Charts
Donut chart of Issue Count by Project:
Pie chart of Story Points by Priority:
Gauge chart of Time Spent by Status:
Bar chart of Issue Count by Issue Type:
Treemap chart of Story Points by Status:
Clustered bar chart of Story Points by Status and by a smart filter named Team:
Stacked bar chart of Time Spent by Issue Type and Priority: