Viewing a user's history

For example, if I wanted to see what work a user did today in JIRA:

1. Open Administration from menu

2. Click "Users" link.

3. Filter & click on specific user.

4. Click "View Public Profile" link.

5. Look at activity stream.

I imagine there could be a better way of doing this, so I thought I'll ask here. Is there a better way of looking at a user's history in JIRA?

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Henning Tietgens Community Champion Apr 22, 2013

You can use an acitivty stream gadget on your dashboard and adjust the filter of this gadget ("Add a global filter") to a specific user. This way you don't have to go through all the steps you described.


Wow awesome answer - thanks!

This would work except my activity stream filters are in Chinese.

The issue is reported, says it's solved, but it's clearly still an issue.

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Joe Wai Tye Atlassian Team Apr 22, 2013

Hi Chris,

As far as I know, there isn't any methods to view the user history besides viewing the activity stream of the user. May I know why you would like to view the user's history? Perhaps I could find a workaround for you.

Hi Joe

It's just to check up on what people have been up to!


Joe Wai Tye Atlassian Team Apr 22, 2013

Hi Chris,

I see. In that case, I agree that viewing the activity streams of every user is rather troublesome. As such, I have created an improvement request for this here - JRA-32729

For now, I would recommend that you do the following on the feature request ticket :

* Vote, so that it will receive more attention

* Watch it, so that you will receive any and all updates

* Comment, and give your opinion on the matter

Please note that the implementation of new features and improvement requests falls under Atlassian's Implementation of New Features Policy.

Hi Joe

Hmm, I think Henning's answer covers it pretty well already. Thanks for the help!


Joe Wai Tye Atlassian Team Apr 22, 2013

It's alright :) I just though I would raise the improvement request to make it easier in general, because using the activity stream method, you would need to have multiple activity streams for multiple users.

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