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Jira 8 Essentials - Sixth Edition

By : Patrick Li
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Jira 8 Essentials - Sixth Edition

By: Patrick Li

Overview of this book

This new and improved sixth edition comes with the latest Jira 8.21 Data Center offerings, with enhanced features such as clustering, advanced roadmaps, custom field optimization, and tools to track and manage tasks for your projects. This comprehensive guide to Jira 8.20.x LTS version provides updated content on project tracking, issue and field management, workflows, Jira Service Management, and security. The book begins by showing you how to plan and set up a new Jira instance from scratch before getting you acquainted with key features such as emails, workflows, and business processes. You’ll also get to grips with Jira’s data hierarchy and design and work with projects. Since Jira is used for issue management, this book will help you understand the different issues that can arise in your projects. As you advance, you’ll create new screens from scratch and customize them to suit your requirements. Workflows, business processes, and guides on setting up incoming and outgoing mail servers will be covered alongside Jira’s security model and Jira Service Management. Toward the end, you’ll learn how Jira capabilities are extended with third-party apps from Atlassian marketplace. By the end of this Jira book, you’ll have understood core components and functionalities of Jira and be able to implement them in business projects with ease.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Part 1: Introduction to Jira
Part 2: Jira in Action
Part 3: Advanced Jira

Working with search results

The issue navigator is capable of more than letting you run searches and presenting you with the results. It also has other features that allow you to do the following:

  • Display search results in different view options
  • Export search results in different formats
  • Select columns you want to see for issues in the results
  • Share your search results with other people
  • Create and manage filters

We will explore each of these features in the following sections.

Switching result views

The issue navigator can display your search results in two different views. The default view is Detail View, where issues from results are listed on the left-hand side, and the currently selected issue’s details are displayed on the right. This view allows you to select and view detailed content of an issue, as well as edit the issue.

The second view is List View, where issues are listed in a tabular format. The issue’s field values...