To schedule an issue the user must provide the "Due Date" field when creating the issue or editing the issue later.
Searching issues using "Due Date"
A user can do either a simple search or an advanced search to search for issues using their Due Date.
Searching issues Using Simple Search
A user can search for the issues using the Issue Navigator by clicking on the searching for issues link under the issues drop-down in the header. The user can search the issues based on the "Due Date" field using 2 ways. The first one is by using fixed date values, the second one is by using periods that are relative to the current date.
- Fixed Date Searches
There are two text fields in the search form that allows searching based on the "Due Date" field. They are:
- For searching issues that are due after a certain date, enter the date into the "Due After" text field of the Issue Navigator inside the Dates and Times section. Let us suppose, to find all issues that are due after 15 December 2012, enter 15-12-2012 inside the "Due After" field.
The user can also use the Calendar popup to select a date by clicking the calendar icon to the right side of the "Due After" field.
- For searching issues that are due before a certain date, enter the date into the "Due Before" text field of the Issue Navigator in the Dates and Times section. For example, to find all issues that are due before 10 December 2012, enter 10-12-2012 inside the "Due Before" field.
User can also search issues that are due between two dates by providing both the "Due After" and the "Due Before" fields.
- Relative Period Search
The user can also perform a search that is relative to the time when it is run. Suppose, if we want to search issues that are due seven days from now. To do this, enter 7d into the "Due Date To" text field of the Issue Navigator. If the search is saved and run the next day, the issues that are due in seven days from the time that the search is run will be retrieved. Thus, this search will find all issues that are due within a week every time it is run.