Cascading select field: dashboard statistic

Hello,

I just created a custom field cascading type. It works well for our purpose, only the dashboard gadget does not work the way I need. I want to show the issue statisic (or for example a pie chart) listing only the parent values. In the dashboard however, this is not possible, but the whole cascading value is shown.

Eg: Europe - Germany, Europe - France, Africa - Southafrica etc. I would need the piechart showing Europe, Asia, Africa, America, -> so only the first values.

Ist this somehow possible?

Are you planning to change that?

 

Thanks,

Claudia

2 answers

I am in desperate need of this function as well.  We use it to show relationships between business segments and their related departments Ex: Parent: IT  Child: Communications, Network, Development, Support...etc But I need to show a pie chart on the dashboard for the "Parent of IT" so we can see as a whole how busy IT is and a separate one for the child so we can see what area of IT is being hit the hardest. I have about 5 other use cases where this functionality is needed. 

0 vote

The point of a cascading select is the second selection, not the first.  The first one is there to group up the options for the second, so that's why the pie chart uses the second one.

I don't believe Atlassian are going to change that, as most of us would want to report on the second field, although it would be nice to have the option.

I've only been asked about this once before, years ago, and I usd the Script Runner to write a listener that picked up issue changes and copied the first half of the field into another (not user editable) select list.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published yesterday in Jira

5 ways you can make the most of Jira Software and Bitbucket Cloud

As part of the Bitbucket product team I'm always interested in better understanding what kind of impact the use of our tools have on the way you work. In a recent study we conducted of software devel...

42 views 0 4
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you