Feature #19371

Provide better solution for long parent subject on issue list per #13673

Added by Sebastian Paluch over 3 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

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The change done to #13673 broke a lot for us... and would like that to be reverted.

Seeing only parent issue number makes the column useless because we do not know what the parent is about :/ often parent subject contains general information (e.g. test A) and then more details in subtasks (e.g. prepare setup, make report, etc.), now I see only few tasks like prepare setup with no information what the setup is for :/

Wasn't better fix for this provided in #19120 and in note #13673#note-13? Or maybe an option in settings or additional column for parent subject?

Related issues

Related to Redmine - Defect #13673: Parent issue column includes issue subject (making issue ... Closed


#1 Updated by Sebastian Paluch over 3 years ago

We are willing to implement this but need to know which way community wants to go...

#2 Updated by Francois Lamarre almost 3 years ago

Since the community is divided on this one, why not take the simple approach: 2 columns.

1-parent ID
2-parent name

That way, people can choose the one they want and can even have different ways to show it in different filters.

#3 Updated by Dominique Deschenes over 2 years ago


#5 Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA over 1 year ago

  • Related to Defect #13673: Parent issue column includes issue subject (making issue list unworkable wide) added

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