Since eazyBI doesn't store Description, Comments nor Attachments, how can I add the Description field to an eazyBI report?
There are some examples about how to extract comments with code and JMWE, but I've found no ways to get the Description.
The eazyBI Support Team solved this question (thanks Martins!):
It is possible to import issue Description from JIRA into eazyBI by using JIRA MISC calculated custom fields.
In order to do that, at first, you could create a new JIRA MISC calculated custom field (with text type):
And use this following formula in the field description (you should note the field ID that would be needed in later steps):
description = issue.getIssueObject().description;
if (description == null) return null;
Next, you could open your eazyBI advanced settings and add these lines where you place your field ID (the 5digit number from URL of your custom field) instead of NNNNN
[jira.customfield_NNNNN] data_type = "text"
Then you could open your eazyBI import settings and select this new custom field to import as a property:
After import, you should be able to find new measure in "Measure" dimension (under calculated members > Issue properties) that should return issue description when "Issue" dimension and issue level is used in rows:
Everything below is tested on Ubuntu 17.10. I prefer to use Jira in a docker container because: 1. I can install Jira with a couple of commands. 2. I can start and stop Jira just by starting and s...
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