Feature #2529

Extend Issue Summary Report to optionally include sub projects

Added by Ewan Makepeace about 9 years ago. Updated about 2 years ago.

Status:NewStart date:2009-01-19
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Target version:Candidate for next major release


When I view issues for a parent project I am shown issues from the parent and all sub projects mixed together. When I click the summary link on the same page the summary I am shown is for the parent project alone. This behaviour is completely unexpected and not at all obvious at first glance.

It would be extremely useful to have a summary display of ALL the issues in the parent and all subprojects rather than the parent project alone.

Related issues

Related to Redmine - Feature #2595: Issue report for all projects New 2009-01-27
Related to Redmine - Defect #5419: Issues with shared versions from different projects do no... New 2010-04-30
Related to Redmine - Defect #8427: "Issue Summary" page do not show totals from subprojects ... New 2011-03-23
Related to Redmine - Defect #7970: Totals on the Reports page do not include subprojects Closed 2011-03-23
Related to Redmine - Feature #6222: Summary at top-level project does not show totals for all... New 2010-08-26
Related to Redmine - Feature #6121: Reports Summary page displays only issues of a project no... New 2010-08-12
Related to Redmine - Feature #4424: Rollup Subprojects Counts in Issues-Reports New 2009-12-16
Duplicated by Redmine - Feature #12492: enable filtering and subproject reporting for issue sum... Closed


#1 Updated by Ewan Makepeace about 9 years ago

Just remembered - to confuse matters further, if you click any of the hyperlinks on the summary page the filtered issues list shown IS for parent and all subprojects, so the issue count does not match the value on the summary.

#2 Updated by Ewan Makepeace almost 9 years ago

Extension: I realise that what I really want is a Summary report based on the issues shown on ANY issue view.

Explanation: The issue summary for a mature project quickly becomes rather irrelevant - it shows 100's of long closed issues and many of the open issues are part of that huge and growing population of 'unscheduled' items (stuff requested by idiots that we are too polite to just delete in many cases :-) Having a summary of all issues becomes less and less practical.

What would be extremely useful would be the Summary format extended to any arbitrary collection of issues:

1) Select a custom saved query or build a new one.
2) Pick Summary from the right side menu - should always be available.

It should summarise just the issues that are returned by the query. From there of course I can drill down by Assigned To, Category or Target Version (for example) which makes the query a bit more complex... but I think not impossible?

#3 Updated by Ben Blier over 8 years ago


I just noticed this going through and testing the STI changes after patch #3007. The summary page does its calculations ONLY on the project you are viewing and NOT on any of its subprojects. I'm still getting a feel for the whole Ruby coding language and the Redmine project, but this seems like a extremely simple patch :)

#4 Updated by Etienne Massip over 6 years ago

  • Category set to Issues
  • Target version set to Candidate for next major release

#5 Updated by Daniel Albuschat almost 6 years ago

This is really necessary for me to make use of the summary at all ;/

#6 Updated by Anthony BOUQUET almost 5 years ago

+1 for me.

My chief ask me to achieve that... It whould be good if it could be implemented natively without changing any source code :)

#7 Updated by Terence Mill almost 5 years ago

duped by #12492

#8 Updated by Daniel Felix almost 5 years ago

Duped by #7970 and #12492.

This should be optional on the summary. Just a small checkbox "include subprojects" which include the subprojects in the counting and everything else.
Especially on a per user base.

#9 Updated by Terence Mill almost 5 years ago

I am wondering because in favour of the new admin issue setting "Display subprojects issues on main project" one could imagine all views (not only issues, gantt and calendar) will show defaukt all (subprojects issues) in any parent view if this switch is true.
However it shall be possible to be able to apply filters (with or without subprojects -selction) in every view.

#10 Updated by Luis Furtado about 4 years ago

It will be great to my use of summary report!

#11 Updated by Simon Pickles over 3 years ago

+1, summary is useless as it stands

#12 Updated by holly kusiak about 2 years ago

Any update to getting a view for subprojects in summary?

#13 Updated by Nikita Semikov about 2 years ago

Summary report and reports with subprojects must be great. I need it!

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