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Two Dimensional Filter with Status Category

I have this Two Dimensional Filter:


If I scroll right there are like 10 more statuses, I want to show the same report but with Status Category, it would be easier to read.


any thoughts without Apps?

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Hello Daniel,

Since the Two Dimensional Filter Statistic Gadget does not have the status category to be selected in the XAxis field, I would recommend you to use Labels, Components or even a new Custom field to set the status category of the issues.

Personally, I would use a separated custom field for it, just to keep it more organized. These would be the steps:

1 - Navigate to JIRA Settings > Issues > Custom Fields

2 - Click to create a new select list custom field (Single choice) with three options: Open, In progress and Done.

3 - Add the field to your project screens and save it

4 - Optional step: instead of adding the field to your edit screens, add it only to the transition screens of your workflow status when the issue moves to a different status category and add post functions to automatically update it. This will avoid users to set the wrong status in the issue.

5 - Navigate to your issue navigator page and bulk add the field to your issues, using a single JQL query to add each of the three field options (Open, In progress, Done) and each query returning the respective statuses of the category. E.g:

status in ("Sendbox UAT", "Deployed", "In progress")

The issues in the query above should be configured with the value In progress in the Custom field

6 - Use the field in the Two Dimensional Filter Statistic Gadget

Let me know if this information helps.

Nice workaround, thanks!

You are welcome, Daniel.

Have a nice week!

Hi Petter, The 2 dimensional filter on JIRA cloud now seems to allow the Status Category to be selected for an axis. When I select it however it states that all the status categories are empty. Is this a bug?

Hello @Brian Lockington

Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

There is no "Status category" field to be selected in the axis of the 2-dimensional filter statistics gadget.

If you see this option, you might be referring to either the single "status" options or a created custom field, which is not related to the status category itself. 
I hope the workaround above helps you achieve the goal you are looking for.

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Hi @Petter Gonçalves -thanks for the reply. Maybe I misunderstand, but it looks like I can select it on JIRA cloud? and it is being returned as none?

Any ideas?JIRAStatusCategoryBug2.PNGJIRAStatusCategoryBug.PNG

Hello @Brian Lockington

Thank you for your screenshot.

I see that the gadget you are pointing to is not the inbuilt Two Dimensional Filter Statistic Gadget in Jira, but a different gadget provided by the third-party app Quick Filters for Jira Dashboards.

Since this is a third-party functionality, we suggest contacting the responsible vendor to better understand its functionalities and how you can use it to achieve your needs:

codefortynine Atlassian Apps - Support Portal 

When they reach back to you, please let us know if this app would be a workaround to the lack initially described in this question.

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Thank you for linking to our support, @Petter Gonçalves ! The screenshots show indeed a gadget from Quick Filters for Jira Dashboards.

@Brian Lockington , we at codefortynine are happy to help you. When you send us a message we usually reply within one working day.


Update: We released an update for Quick Filters for Jira Dashboards that should fix the issue.

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