Possible to hide columns in a gadget using JQL?

I'm creating some dashboards for use by various teams in our organization, and some of the gadgets can be a bit verbose in the information they display, making them hard to read at a quick glance.

 

An example is the Execution Details gadget included in Zephyr, which shows all of the following columns:

Cycle Name Issue Key Test Summary Project Name Priority Component Version Execution Status Executed By Executed On Creation Date Execution Defect(s)

for say, a Producer's dashboard, they don't need or want a lot of information like the Cycle Name, Project Name or Creation Date, but definitely want things like Execution Status and Execution Defects.

 

In short, is there a way to specify which columns are displayed in a gadget like this? The only way it has to gather data is a single JQL/ZQL field, so perhaps utilizing some query commands to hide columns?

Maybe I'm hoping for too much, but any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

1 answer

1 accepted

1 vote

JQL is for finding issues, it has nothing to say about what a report, gadget or process does with the list of issues it returns.  Internally, it really does just return a block of issues, nothing else.  So, the short answer is "no".  The longer answer is "this is something that should be done by the gadget, not the filter", and hence you should look at the gadget config to see if it can do what you need.

I appreciate the clarification @Nic Brough [Adaptavist], I was hoping that I could have the query only return the data I wanted, instead of every item in the record, but I guess I'll just have to find another way around the issue. Thanks!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Apr 17, 2018 in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

808 views 2 19
Join discussion

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