Organizing Issues and Issue Types by Component in Release Notes Template

I'm attempting to organize my Release Notes template so that it looks something like this:

Component

  • Bug
    • Issue 1
    • Issue 2...

  • Improvement
    • Issue 1
    • Issue 2...

  • Task/SOP
    • Issue 1
    • Issue 2...

  • Sub-task
    • Issue 1
    • Issue 2...

OR

Bug

  • Component A
    • Issue 1
    • Issue 2...
  • Component B
    • Issue 1...

Improvement

  • Component A
    • Issue 1
    • Issue 2...

...


Is this possible? I know you can get all the Issues from an IssueType - but is there any way to say 'component.issueType.issues', or even 'issuetype.component.issues'.

If you have a suggestion for another direction that would be great as well.

Thanks!

2 answers

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The code below works for me (Jira 4.4). It's of course not the cleanest way, so feel free to refactor in the next answers.

## GET COMPONENTS FOR THE CURRENT PROJECT
#set ($components = [])
#foreach ($issueType in $issueTypes)
	#if ($issueType.issues.size() > 0)
		#foreach($issue in $issueType.issues)
			#if ($issue.componentObjects.size() > 0)
				#foreach($component in $issue.componentObjects)
					#if ($components.contains($component.name) == false)
						#set( $echoOf = $components.add($component.name))
					#end
				#end
			#end
		#end
	#end
#end
##
##
#foreach ($component in $components)
	<h3>$component</h3>
	<ul>
	#foreach ($issueType in $issueTypes)
		#if($issueType.issues.size() > 0)
			#set ($tmpIssuesArray = [])
			#foreach ($issue in $issueType.issues)
				#if ($issue.componentObjects.size() > 0)
					#foreach($issuecomponent in $issue.componentObjects)
						#if ($issuecomponent.name == $component)
							#set( $echoOf = $tmpIssuesArray.add($issue))
						#end
					#end
				#end
			#end
			
			#if ($tmpIssuesArray.size() > 0)
				<li>
				<h4>$textUtils.htmlEncode($issueType.name)</h4>
				<ul>
				#foreach ($issue in $tmpIssuesArray)
					<li>[<a href='$requestContext.canonicalBaseUrl/browse/$issue.key'>$issue.key</a>] - $textUtils.htmlEncode($issue.summary)</li>
				#end
				</ul>
				</li>
			#end
			
		#end
	#end
	</ul>
#end

This worked great for me in Jira 7. Exactly what I was looking for. All I had to do was replace the &lt; and &gt; notation with < and > respectivly. Thanks @Krzysztof Serok

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I was not able to get this to work for our JIRA v.6.4.6 instance.  I followed the instructions to "Add a new custom style for Jira release notes" and added header formatting from the Text release notes but this component report shows a blank page.  Has anyone confirmed that the above template works, or does is it missing something?

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