Why can't I have the issue type description instead of the Icon in filters?

Only the issue type icon shows up when I select that column in my filter, instead of the description. This doesn't make for a very screen friendly report. 

 

And no, the answer is NOT just export it.

2 answers

Surely someone has come across this or fixed it?

0 votes

There's a minor hack you can make to the velocity templates (or even a properties file) to enable text over icons, but you cannot apply these on Cloud/OnDemand.

I definitely have On Demand, so that doesn't help.

Yes, I know. My original instinctive answer was a simple and accurate "you can't", but I wanted to give a full answer to avoid people replying with "yes you can, oh, um, right OnDemand, no ok, you can't"

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

2,870 views 12 18
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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot