This documentation relates to version 1.15 of Rich Filters for Jira Dashboards. Documentation for previous versions is available via the documentation index.

Configuring Static Filters

In this section:

  1. About Static Filters
  2. Static Filters' Key Attributes
  3. Adding & Editing Static Filters
  4. Using Static Filters in Rich Filter Gadgets

 1. About Static Filters

The Static Filters allow the users to further filter the collection of issues displayed by gadgets based on the current rich filter. Once configured, the static filters can be displayed as buttons in Rich Filter Controller gadgets. When a static filter button is selected in a Rich Filter Controller gadget, all the other gadgets in the same dashboard and which are based on the same rich filter apply the JQL of the static filter.

The static filters can also be used in other Rich Filter gadgets in order to compute results. 

2. Static Filters' Key Attributes

You can add new and see existing static filters and their configuration in the Static Filters section of your rich filter.

The key attributes of a static filter are:

AttributeDescription
LabelEach static filter has a label which is used to identify and display the filter. It is mandatory and must be unique among the other static filters within the rich filter.
JQLThe JQL is applied when the static filter is used.

3. Adding & Editing Static Filters

The Static Filters section of your rich filter allows you do to the following operations:


To do the following:Do this:
Add a new Static Filter

Type the label and the JQL of your static filter and then click the Add button. Your new static filter will be added at the end of the list.

Rename a Static FilterClick on the label of the static filter, modify the existing name and then click on the update icon (or press Enter).
Edit the JQL of a Static FilterClick on the JQL of the static filter, modify the existing JQL and click on the update icon (or press Enter).
Delete a Static Filter

Click the delete icon at the right of the static filter.

Reorder the Static Filters

Hover over the vertical “grid” icon, then drag-and-drop the static filter up or down to its new position.

When the static filters of this rich filter are displayed by Controller gadgets, by default they are shown in the order configured in this section. 

4. Using Static Filters in Rich Filter Gadgets

Once configured, static filters can be used is several rich filter gadgets:

  • The Rich Filter Controller gadget – you can use the static filters to apply additional filtering in the other rich filter gadgets.

    Have a look at The Rich Filter Controller Gadget documentation page to see how to configure the gadget

  • The Rich Filter Simple Gauge gadget – the gauge level can be based on static filters

    Have a look at The Rich Filter Simple Gauge Gadget documentation page to see how to configure the gadget

  • The Rich Filter Smart Gauges gadget – the gauge level can be based on static filters

    Have a look at The Rich Filter Smart Gauges Gadget documentation page to see how to configure the gadget

  • The Rich Filter Date Bar Chart gadget – smart filters can be used to split data

    Have a look at The Rich Filter Date Bar Chart Gadget documentation page to see how to configure the gadget