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NEW IN JMCF 2.0.0

A Status entered on Date/Time custom field type represents the date+time the issue has been last (or first) moved to the specified status and is displayed as date+time. It is a read-only field.

Adding a Status entered on Date/Time custom field type

To add a Status entered on Date/Time custom field type to your instance:

  1. Log in to JIRA as an administrator.
  2. Go to the Administration icon  and click on it.
  3. Click on Issues - > Custom fields.
  4. Click on Add custom field.
  5. Click on Advanced in the left panel.
  6. Locate Status entered on Date/Time Field type and select it.
  7. Click on Next.
  8. Provide a name for the custom field
  9. You can optionally provide a description for the custom field.
  10. Click on Create
  11. Associate the custom field to the appropriate screens.
  12. Locate the custom field in the Custom fields administration page and click on the cog wheel.
  13. Click on Configure and specify the status(es) and the order of status entered (explained below).
  14. You can create multiple contexts if you need to associate different status(es) with particular projects or issue types.
  15. Perform a re-index as prompted by JIRA.

Search template

When creating a Status entered on Date/Time custom field type, you can configure the Search template as 

  • Date range picker Allows searching for a date and time that is between two other dates and times
  • Date/Time range searcher (Statistics by day/week/month/quarter/year) Allows searching for a date and time that is between two other dates and times. Supports Statistics Gadgets, grouping values by day/week/month/quarter/year respectively

Using these searchers you will be able to search issues within a date/time range of values for that custom fieldThe default search template is Date/Time range searcher (Statistics by day)If you select None for the searcher, then you won’t see any reference to this field in the Issue Navigator search fields. Note that changing a custom field searcher requires a re-index

Date/Time range searcher (Statistics by day/week/month/quarter/year) are custom statistics compatible searchers provided by JMCF that allow Date/Time type custom fields of Jira and JMCF to be used in the statistics gadgetsSee here for more information. 

Specifying the status(es) to look for

To specify the status(es) to look for:

  1. Locate the custom field on the Custom Fields administration page.
  2. Click on the cog wheel and click on Configure
  3. Click on Edit Status(es).
  4. Select the status(es).
  5. Click on Save.

You can also configure the custom field to look for the current status by selecting current status in the configuration.

Specifying the transition execution to look for

To specify the transition execution to look for;

  1. Locate the custom field on the Custom Fields administration page.
  2. Click on the cog wheel and click on Configure.
  3. Select either Latest or Earliest from the Which field to capture the last or first status executed to the specified status(es).

Customizing the display of the Status entered on Date/Time custom field value

You can define a velocity template that will return the Html representation of the calculated custom field. Leave it empty to use the default template. 

To select a format for the Status entered on Date/Time custom field type value;

  1. Locate the custom field on the Custom Fields administration page.
  2. Click on the cog wheel and click on Configure
  3. Click on Edit Velocity Template.
  4. Input the template.
  5. Click on Save.

You can use the following Velocity variables in the template:

  • $value: the raw field value, a Date object
  • $formattedValue: the field value formatted according to the field configuration above
  • and other variables described on this page

For example:

<div style="border: dashed">
  $formattedValue
</div>

displays the date in a dashed box.


Displaying the Status entered on Date/Time custom field type on Transition and Edit screen

The Never show on Transition and Edit screens option controls whether the Status entered on Date/Time custom field can appear on transition and edit screens. If you select this option, the field will not be visible on any Edit or Transition screen, even if it is added to the screen.

Accessing the Status entered on Date/Time custom field value from other Groovy scripts

You can access this field using any of the following getters of the Issue interface

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