We are creating Fix/Versions , for eg, "Web Release 22nd August", the wording is EXACTLY the same in Project A as it is in Project B. However when we create a filter containing both Project A and Project B and use that in an underlying Dashboard with gadget Issue Statistics, we wanted to count the Fix/versions for both Project A and Project B. However the Fix Version "Web Release 22nd August" appears twice, once with the number for Project A and the other number for Project B. Is there a way to consolidate them?
Ah. Jira has a framework for adding plugins (there are loads of them in the marketplace), and you can write and upload your own if you want to add or change functionality. It's actually quite easy to write things like new field types and workflow functions.
The script runner is a plugin that saves you having to write all the structural stuff though - instead of creating a plugin that does one thing, it inserts hooks so you can put your code straight into Jira via text boxes in the admin UI.
It's worth a look - it comes with several built in scripts and a load of examples in the documentation - you can take some example code and use it as a base to build what you need!
[Note: So it was my turn for Friday Fun and sadly I was sick thanks to rubbish sinus infection... so apologies to most of Europe and Asia for the delayed post. However, I finally got out of bed for t...
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