Feature #3011

[Gantt] Show issue with not start date yet as (potentially) starting today

Added by Olivier Mehani over 8 years ago. Updated almost 7 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:2009-03-19
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:

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Category:Gantt
Target version:-
Resolution:Fixed

Description

Currently, issues with no start date are not shown on the Gantt chart, even though they may have an end date and be part of a target version. As for #2269, we set the start date of an issue only when somebody starts working on it. This thus gives a false confidence that there are less open issues than the reality.

It would be good if these issues were displayed in the Gantt chart regardless of whether a start date (or end date, for that matter) has been set. One solution to display these start-date-less issues would be to make them look like they are starting today, i.e. at the line showing the current date on the Gantt chart.


Related issues

Related to Redmine - Defect #6407: New gantt charts shouldn't display all issues / versions Closed 2010-09-16

History

#1 Updated by Mischa The Evil over 8 years ago

  • Category changed from Time tracking to Issues

Corrected category.

#2 Updated by Janus Kristensen over 8 years ago

Olivier Mehani wrote:

It would be good if [...] issues were displayed in the Gantt chart regardless of whether a start date (or end date, for that matter) has been set. One solution to display these start-date-less issues would be to make them look like they are starting today, i.e. at the line showing the current date on the Gantt chart.

More specifically it could be displayed in a different colour than normal issues (issues that have a start and end date).
The length of the issue in the Gantt chart would be based on the expected time field. Any issues that depend on a given issue will then be displayed as following immediately after the first one if they do not have start/end dates either.

This sort of functionality would be very useful for projects that do not use the start/end timestamps but instead use time estimates for their planning.

#3 Updated by Mischa The Evil about 7 years ago

  • Category changed from Issues to Gantt

#4 Updated by Mischa The Evil almost 7 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Resolution set to Fixed

Olivier Mehani wrote:

Currently, issues with no start date are not shown on the Gantt chart, even though they may have an end date and be part of a target version.

During the changes for #6276 this behaviour has been changed. Now issues without a start date are also displayed on the Gantt.
A new issue exists already which asks to revert this behaviour (see #6407).

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