Adding Bugzilla Issue id Search and Hear Map Gadgets in JIRA Tool in Testing

The "Bugzilla Issue ID Search" gadget enables users to search all the JIRA issues for references to Bugzilla issue IDs. If the specified ID is not found within JIRA and if a Bugzilla server URL has been provided, then the gadget redirects the user to the Bugzilla issue. This makes JIRA a single interface for JIRA and Bugzilla issues.

How to add a "Bugzilla Issue ID Search" gadget to the Dashboard

  1. Go to the JIRA dashboard and click "Add Gadget".

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    The "Gadget Directory" window will be shown.

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  2. Find the "Bugzilla Issue ID Search" gadget and click on the "Add it Now" button.

  3. Click on the "Finished" button at the bottom of the Gadget Directory. The "Bugzilla Issue ID Search" gadget will appear on your dashboard.

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  4. Enter the URL of the Bugzilla server that user wants to search and (optionally) click on the "Save" button.

The "Heat Map" gadget displays the relative weight of the specified field's values in issues returned from a specified projector saved filter. For example the "Heat Map" gadget can be configured to display a map of the popularity of the various priorities of issues in a particular project.

How to add the "Heat Map" gadget to your Dashboard

  1. Go to the JIRA dashboard and click "Add Gadget". The "Gadget Directory" window will appear.
     
  2. Find the "Heat Map" gadget and click on the "Add it Now" button. 

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  3. Click on the "Finished" button at the bottom of the Gadget Directory. The Heat Map gadget will appear on your dashboard that contains the following fields.
     
    1. "Project or Saved Filter

      Start typing the name of the project or filter, or click the "Advanced Search" link to search for a project or filter. In this section click on the "Advanced Search" link. A Filter or Project picker window will appear.

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    2. "Statistic Type

      Select the field (e.g. Assignee; Priority; etc) on which the issues will be grouped.
       
    3. "Refresh Interval

      Select how often you want the gadget to update (never / every 15 minutes / every 30 minutes / every hour / every two hours).

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  4. Click the "Save" button.
The user can move the Gadget to a different position on the Dashboard by a simple drag-and-drop.