Feature #3640

Freeze / Close Projects

Added by Anonymous about 8 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:2009-07-20
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Jean-Philippe Lang% Done:

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Category:Projects
Target version:2.1.0
Resolution:Fixed

Description

The same as archiving a project, except it isn't hidden.

This allows you to effectively mark a project as complete or finished, while still allowing users to download the files, browse the wiki and repository, etc.
Basically, the project becomes read-only.

I think this is needed because a project doesn't simply become obsolete and useless just because development has "officially" stopped, as archiving implies by hiding it. People may still want to use the software or even fork the project and continue where you left off.

close-project.png (11 KB) Toshi MARUYAMA, 2013-09-04 05:32


Related issues

Related to Redmine - Feature #4202: Allow viewing of tickets for archived projects Closed 2009-11-12
Related to Redmine - Patch #11254: Bulgarian translation (r9884) Closed
Related to Redmine - Feature #6049: Option to search archived projects Closed 2010-08-05
Related to Redmine - Feature #7364: Make closed issues in archived projects still accessible ... Closed 2011-01-18
Related to Redmine - Defect #11214: Related issues in archived projects do not show up for th... Closed
Duplicated by Redmine - Feature #5541: Project Status "Closed" Closed 2010-05-17
Duplicated by Redmine - Feature #9082: Project Status - "On Hold" or "Suspended" Closed 2011-08-18
Duplicated by Redmine - Feature #7100: non admin closing/freeze (archive) and reopen projects Closed 2010-12-13
Duplicated by Redmine - Feature #8681: Closed & Archived projects Closed 2011-06-25

Associated revisions

Revision 9883
Added by Jean-Philippe Lang about 5 years ago

Ability to close projects (read-only) (#3640).

A new permission (Close/reopen project) is available to give non-admin users the ability to close their projects.

Revision 9884
Added by Jean-Philippe Lang about 5 years ago

Fills locales (#3640).

Revision 9885
Added by Jean-Philippe Lang about 5 years ago

Visual hint for closed projects on project list (#3640).

Revision 9886
Added by Jean-Philippe Lang about 5 years ago

Moved logic relative to project status from User to Project model (#3640).

Revision 9887
Added by Jean-Philippe Lang about 5 years ago

Makes Redmine.pm handle project status (#3640).

Repositories of archived projects are no longer accessible. Repositories of closed projects are read-only.

History

#1 Updated by Vinod Singh almost 8 years ago

+1

#2 Updated by Eugniy Belyaev about 7 years ago

This would be really nice.

#3 Updated by James Robertson almost 7 years ago

+1

#4 Updated by Shaytu Schwandes over 6 years ago

+1

#5 Updated by Hardik Patel about 6 years ago

+1

#6 Updated by Terence Mill about 6 years ago

+1
Could be done as workaround by removing all write rights for roles for users in that project

#7 Updated by Rocco Stanzione almost 6 years ago

+1

#8 Updated by Eric Voisard almost 6 years ago

+1

#9 Updated by Jean-Philippe Lang about 5 years ago

  • Assignee set to Jean-Philippe Lang
  • Target version set to 2.1.0

#10 Updated by Jean-Philippe Lang about 5 years ago

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

New permission added "Close/reopen project" to allow non admin users to close their projects. Once closed, a project is read-only and can be reopened.

#11 Updated by James Robertson about 5 years ago

Thanks Jean-Philippe. Although I personally don't need this feature much any more, I know that it is very handy for other roles/processes I have used in the past.

#12 Updated by Egidijus Zideckas almost 5 years ago

Thanks, thumbs up !!

#13 Updated by Andreas Hestermeyer about 4 years ago

Thumbs up!
And: How can I actually close a project now? I don't find any button on any screen ... thanks for any help!

#14 Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA about 4 years ago

Andreas Hestermeyer wrote:

Thumbs up!
And: How can I actually close a project now? I don't find any button on any screen ... thanks for any help!

#15 Updated by Andreas Hestermeyer about 4 years ago

Thanks, that's right! And it worked after we updated the show.html.erb of the projects accordion plugin we used. That plugin wasn't properly updated to show the close link.

#16 Updated by Yamuna Vee over 3 years ago

Andreas Hestermeyer wrote:

Thanks, that's right! And it worked after we updated the show.html.erb of the projects accordion plugin we used. That plugin wasn't properly updated to show the close link.

Could you share how to update the show.html.erb? I just installed projects accordion and have lost the close button link.

Thanks!

Never mind - I just had to copy the close project section from apps\redmine\htdocs\app\views\projects\show.html.erb into the corresponding location in apps\redmine\htdocs\plugins\redmine_projects_accordion\app\views\projects\show.html.erb. But many thanks for the pointer!

#17 Updated by Go MAEDA over 2 years ago

  • Related to Feature #7364: Make closed issues in archived projects still accessible read only added

#18 Updated by Go MAEDA 2 months ago

  • Related to Defect #11214: Related issues in archived projects do not show up for their parent issues added

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