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General idea of structure and user interface of :

 

The user interface is composed of a main menu that is located at the upper end of the browser window and a view area that aligns itself at the index card conception. The list view presents itself as a bit different in structure, since it contains a different conception.

 

Main menu

The main menu is always available at the upper end of the browser window.

It contains following items:

 

Project selection

This link leads to the view project selection, where you can choose the project you want to work on.

 

Create issue

This link opens the view Edit issue that lets you create new issues or edit/delete existing issues.

 

List view

This link opens the list view, where all issues which are visible for the user, are listed in a table.

This view is the central view of .

Its structure differs a bit from the general index card conception and is, therefore, explained separately below.

 

Settings

This item contains links to the views Edit project and Edit user, where you can edit the settings of projects and users.

 

User profile

This link opens the view User Settings, where you can change your password and change some settings.

 

Logout

By clicking this link, you can log out of the system.

 

View area

The different views of are clearly arranged by the use of index cards. Solely the list view is an exceptional case. Therefore its structure is explained separately below.

The conception of the index cards is as follows:

 

Navigation bar

General selection

Mask selection

Index cards


Operation area

 

Note:

The mask selection is not available in all views.

 

The Navigation bar indicates within which view you are.

 

Die General selection shows you, which project and objects you are working on.

Furthermore, you can click the Help button to open the online help in a new browser window that refers to the current view.

 

The Mask selection lets you choose an object to work on. Within the view Edit issue, for instance, you choose an issue; within the view Project settings, you choose a project.

 

Within the Index card area data is entered and displayed. This is the actual operation area.

If more than one index card is displayed, you can change between them. Within the Operation area you can carry out actions like status changes, saving or deleting. You work on columns of a status that you can choose from the Mask selection on the left.

 

 

List view

The List view is designed unlike the other views:

 

Menu bar

Table

 

Menu bar

The Menu bar offers access to the various functions of . The functions are explained in the online help that for the List view

The Menu bar is moveable. When the view is opened, it is fixed to the beginning of the table. By clicking the pin icon, the menu bar floats freely and can, by a left-click, be positioned anywhere within the table. To reposition the menu bar above the table, click the Pin-Symbol again.

 

Table

The table displays all issues that are visible for the user. The icons bear following meanings:

 

Select all

Click this icon to select all issues.

Inverse selection

Click this icon to inverse your selection.

Edit issue

Click this icon to edit the issue.

Start a new chat

Each issue disposes of an own chat window. This icon shows that no entry has been made to the chat window yet. Click the icon to open a chat to the respective issue.

Open chat

This icon indicates that entries have been made to the chat window of the issue. Click the icon to open the chat window.

Invisible Issue

This icon indicates that the issue has been set invisible. If an issue is set invisible, only privileged users are able to see it.

Generate a child issue

Click this icon to generate a child issue.

Merged issue

This icon indicates that other issues have been merged with this issue.

issue quick view

Click this icon to open the issue's quick view in a new window.

View higher ranked issue

Click this icon to open the higher ranked issue's quick view in a new window.

Open history

This icon indicates that a history has been recorded for this field. Click this icon to open the history in a new window.

History is empty

This icon indicates that there is no entry in the history yet.