Getting Started Guide

Bug Feeds

Bug feeds allows you to coordinate better with your team members about the bug status. Any changes to bug details that are done across projects by team members are displayed immediately. You can simply post a comment, add a status, submit a bug and so on to communicate better than your formal mail transactions across projects.

Add status

You can add a bug status or other status details to update your team members.

To add a status:

  1. In HOME section, click Feed.
  2. Click Status and in Type @ to mention someone, specify the status message.

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  3. Type @ followed by the user name(s) to send the message. If required select Send as Direct Message, if you want only the selected users to view the status message.
  4. Click Drop files or add attachment here..  to add files, if required. You can also drag and drop files.
  5. Hover near Submit, and then click to select the desired project.

    Feed Projects
  6. Click Submit to post a status.
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Add milestone

You can add a milestone to associate bugs and track your bug status.

To add a milestone:

  1. In HOME section, click Feed.
  2. Click Add Milestone and in Milestone Name, specify the milestone.
  3. In Project Name, select the desired project to associate the milestone.
  4. Click Users to assign the milestone to selected project users.
    Feed Milestone Users
  5. Click Set Date to select the Start Date and End Date.
    • By default, Milestone Flag is Internal. You can choose External to share the milestones with clients.
  6. Click Submit to add the milestone.

Upload file

You can attach files and share information with your team members.

To upload a file:

  1. In HOME section, click Feed.
  2. Click Upload File and then click Drop files or add attachments here..to attach files. You can also drag and drop files.
    Feeds Upload files
  3. In File Description, specify any additional information, if required.
  4. In Project Name, select the project to associate the attached file.
  5. In Folder Name, select the folder.
  6. Click Explicitly specify whom to notify to notify the selected project users.
  7. Click Submit to submit the attached file.

Post messages

You can post a message to communicate information with your team. You can also make an announcement for a selected project.

To post a message:

  1. In HOME section, click Feed.
  2. Click Post a Message and then in Forum Title, specify the message title.
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  3. If required, select Make it as announcement to announce the message.

    Note:

    • This announcement is displayed only in the Forums page within the selected project.
    • Announcements will not be displayed in FEEDS.
    • By default, a notification mail is sent to all the project users.
  4. Click Drop files or add attachments here...to attach files.
  5. In Project Name, select the desired project.
  6. In Category Name, select the folder category.
  7. Click Explicitly specify whom to notify  to notify the selected project users.
  8. Click Submit to post the message.

Submit bugs

You can file a bug and associate it to a selected project.

To submit a bug:

  1. In HOME section, click Feed.
  2. Click Submit Bug and then in Problem Title, specify the problem title.
    Feed Submit Bug
  3. In Description, specify additional information about the bug.
  4. Click Drop files or add attachments here...to attach files.
  5. In Project Name, select the desired project.
  6. Click Users to assign the bug and then click Set Date to select the Start Date and End Date.
  7. Click Submit to submit the bug.

Note:

  • The Action menu at the right corner in FEEDS helps you toggle between Activity Stream and Feed.

Right panel in feeds

BUGS DUE TODAY, OVERDUE BUGS and NOT ASSIGNED BUGS across projects are displayed on the right hand side in your bugtracker. You can click on the bugs to access its details.

BUGS DUE TODAY: Bugs assigned to you across projects that are due for today are displayed.

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OVERDUE BUGS : Bugs assigned to you across projects and have missed the scheduled due date are displayed.

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NOT ASSIGNED BUGS: Bugs that are not assigned to any users, across projects are displayed. When you hover over the bug, the Pick up option is displayed. If you want to assign the bug to yourself, you can click Pick up. However, you can also click Assigned to you to unassign the bug if you are not interested.

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Dashboard

You can access a project and collaborate with team members assigned for the selected project. You can simply post a comment, add a status, submit a bug and so on within the selected project.

To access a project dashboard:

  1. In HOME section, click Projects.
  2. In Project list view, click the desired project to access its Dashboard.
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