Getting Started Guide

Milestones for bugs

You can create milestones for bugs to track their progress in a project.

Milestones are categorized as follows:

  • Upcoming Milestones: Milestones that are scheduled to be completed and which are in progress. You can edit, complete or delete these milestones.

  • Overdue Milestones: Incomplete milestones that have crossed the deadline. You can always edit these milestones and change the due dates to make this as an upcoming milestone or complete or delete the milestones based on your project deadline.

  • Completed Milestones: Milestones that have been completed. You can archive, delete or open this milestone once again.

  • Archived Milestones: Milestones that have been saved as a source of reference. You can unarchive or delete these milestones.

Create a new milestone

You can create milestones to organize your bugs and subsequently follow the progress of your project.

To create a milestone:

  1. In Home, click Projects.
  2. In Projectslist view, select the desired project.
  3. Hover over Bugs and click Milestones.
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  4. In All Milestones view, click New Milestone.
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  5. In Milestone, specify the milestone name.
  6. Set the Start Date and End Date.
  7. Select Who is responsible? and Milestone Flag.
    • To collaborate with clients select External flag.
  8. Click Add Milestone to add the milestone for the project.

Note:

  • You can click on any desired Milestone and access its bugs list.

Edit a milestone

You can edit milestones at any point during the project and change its details.

To edit a milestone:

  1. In Home, click Projects.
  2. In Projects list view, select the desired project.
  3. Hover over Bugs and click Milestones.
  4. In All Milestones view, hover over the selected milestone, click Action menu and then click Edit Milestone.
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  5. Modify the milestone details as required.
  6. Click Update Milestone to update the changes.

Complete a milestone

You can select a milestone and complete it, if required.

To complete a milestone:

  1. In Home, click Projects.
  2. In Projects list view, select the desired project.
  3. Hover over Bugs and click Milestones.
  4. In All Milestones view, hover over the selected milestone, click Action menu and then click Mark As Complete to complete the milestone.
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Reopen a milestone

You can always reopen a milestone that has been marked as complete. Once reopened, you can always modify the milestone details as desired.

To reopen a milestone:

  1. In Home, click Projects.
  2. In Projectslist view, select the desired project.
  3. Hover over Bugs and click Milestones.
  4. In All Milestones view, hover over the selected milestone in COMPLETED MILESTONES section, click Action menu and then click Click to open to reopen the milestone.
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Archive a milestone

You can archive a completed milestone for future reference.

To archive a milestone:

  1. In Home, click Projects.
  2. In Projects list view, select the desired project.
  3. Hover over Bugs and click Milestones.
  4. In All Milestones view, hover over the selected milestone in COMPLETED MILESTONES section, click Action menu and then click Archive Milestone to archive the milestone.
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Unarchive a milestone

You can unarchive a milestone and use it for your project needs, if required.

To unarchive a milestone:

  1. In Home, click Projects.
  2. In Projects list view, select the desired project.
  3. Hover over Bugs and click Milestones.
  4. In All Milestones view, hover over the selected milestone in ARCHIVED MILESTONES section, click Action menu and then click Un Archive Milestone to unarchive the milestone.
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Reorder milestones

You can reorder milestones for convenience. You just need to drag and drop the milestones to reorder.

To reorder milestones:

  1. In HOME, click Projects.
  2. In Projects list view, select the desired project.
  3. Hover over Bugs and click Milestones.
  4. In All Milestones view, click Reorder.
  5. Drag and drop the milestones as you wish to reorder.
  6. Click Save Order to save the new milestone order.
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Delete a milestone

You can delete a milestone, if required.

To delete a milestone:

  1. In HOME, click Projects.
  2. In Projects list view, select the desired project.
  3. Hover over Bugs and click Milestones.
  4. In All Milestones view, hover over the selected milestone, click Action menu and then click Delete Milestone.
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  5. A warning message about deleting the milestone is displayed.
  6. Click OK to delete the milestone.
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Note:

    • In All Milestones view you can filter the views to display milestones based on owner or milestone type.
    • In My Milestones view, you can view only milestones associated to you across projects. You can filter milestone view based on Project, Owner and Type.
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    • You can create a new milestone, edit, complete, reopen, archive, unarchive and delete a milestone like how you worked in All Milestones view.
    • However, while creating a new milestone in My Milestones view, you must select a desired project to associate the milestone.

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