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Re: New feature - Custom bug listings


* Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:

> Hi Dan
> Dan Harrop-Griffiths wrote on 23/01/12 13:31:
> > ...
> > 
> > You can now sort bugs by criteria such as name, importance, status
> > and age. You can switch on the criteria that you use most and turn
> > off criteria that you don?t use. So if you always like to see bug
> > age, but aren?t interested in heat, you can switch on age and
> > switch off heat, and so on.
> Sorting by name seems like an unusual feature. Can you give some
> examples of how that might be useful?

I guess if you are letting the sort work on every other field
it would be easier to leave name in.

> > ...
> > 
> > We?ve also redesigned how bug listings are displayed ? fitting
> > more information into each bug listing, and adding sort options
> > such as bug age, assignee, reporter, and tags.
> Do you have before-and-after screenshots showing how you've fit more
> information into the listings?
> For me, the information density of bug listings has gone way down, not
> up. Every bug report in the list now takes up at least two lines
> (because the project/package is shown on its own line), and sometimes
> three, whereas before it took up one line and sometimes two.

There are (at least) two bugs relating to this:

as per the screen shot I added on 24th December, it had got better
during the beta (and was marked fix released), but it seems to have
regressed on release.

What would be really nice would be if the columns worked more like
spreadsheet columns and let you size them manually.

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