I have a "shared" filter, but want to ensure that the same columns display for whoever runs it and it not being contingent of the end user having to hide columns in their own view after the filter is run.
Admin rights give you admin rights. Not "everything", and it's not relevant when we're talking about sharing filters.
You DO have the right to set columns on any filter that you own. You won't get it on filters that belong to other people. You can only set the column order when you open a filter in the issue navigator, you won't get it on reports/gadgets/etc.
Quick answer for modern JIRA (2017):
As long as you're the owner of the filter, you can just add/remove/reorder columns on the filter's list view. Make sure your column settings are 'Filter' and not 'My Defaults' or 'System'.
P.S. Wow, Atlassian crushes images really badly.
@Hovis Biddle is there any reason you can think of that this would not work? I'm the jira admin and i own the filter (literally just created it) but when i try to change the filter columns nothing changes. I went into my own defaults and made changes and that worked, but obviously won't get the end result of the correct columns showing for other users...
For me happens the same. I would like that the original filter columns should be displayed always, but instead, what is show is always "My Default" option, that always overrides whatever had been configured previously as the filter default columns. As Monica Ross says, behaving this way, the "filter" columns feature is useless...
This approach requires you to have the JIRA administrative rights. The main aim of this article is to help you achieve an organized, easy-to-maintain workflows in your JIRA instance thereby, reducin...
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