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Welcome to Easy Issue Templates Release Notes!

Maximize your efficiency in Jira with Easy Issue Templates - designed to streamline issue creation and ensure project consistency. Here, you'll find concise updates on our latest features, improvements, and fixes. Stay ahead with each release and make your project management effortless.

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Easy Issue Template for Cloud.

Platform: Cloud

Version: 3.0.28-AC

Release notes:

NEW Variable Description attribute https://help.appliger.com/easy-templates-for-jira/variables#Variables-VariableDescriptions . Example:<<Employee Name*: Enter full name of the employee>>

FIXED Support “Tempo Account” field on the Create flow

IMPROVED Infrastructure and storage robustness

Easy Issue Template for Data Center.

Platform: Data Center

Version: 2.2.3

FIXED Support instances with disabled subtasks

Easy Issue Template for Data Center.

Platform: Data Center

Version: 2.2.2

Release notes:

FIXED The ability to save template while the system Epic field renamed due to instance localization

Easy Issue Template for Data Center.

Platform: Data Center

Version: 2.2.0

Release notes:

NEWTemplate Scoping

Various fixes and improvements

Release Notes

  • NEW Improved template scoping options, enabling restriction to designated projects.

  • NEW Template filtering based on context and scope during application.

  • NEW Added a preview of the description field on the Template editing interface.

  • FIXED Fixed an issue where applying a template caused a "Cannot read properties of undefined (reading 'status')" error.

  • IMPROVEDImprovements to the UI/UX of the template editing form for a better user experience.

3.0.25 Jira Cloud.

What's new

Description field preview

Release Notes

  • When editing a Template, you can now preview the Description field. This feature allows users to see the actual appearance of the Description in the created issue, rather than just the basic markup format.

  • Also, we've included a handy link to the Formatting Notation Help for your convenience.

3.0.21 Jira Cloud.

What's new in version 3.0.21-AC

Enhanced scoping for templates, allowing them to be limited to specific projects

Release notes

  • Various UI/UX improvements in template editing and form functionality.

  • Enhanced scoping for templates, allowing them to be limited to specific projects.

  • Filtering templates according to context and scope when applying them.

  • Set minimum page height (workaround for the "AP.sizeToParent() doesn't take the entire page" bug https://ecosystem.atlassian.net/browse/ACJIRA-2092)

  • Library updates

3.0.20 Jira Cloud.

  • Implement support of label selection through the Manage Template form

  • Support of Hierarchy Level 2 (Initiative) for Advanced Roadmap integration

2.0.0 Jira Data Center.

A new generation of Easy Jira Issue Templates for Data Center

  • Improved UX

  • Epic templates support

  • Variables support

  • Manage Template field's scope

  • Extended Jira versions' compatibility

3.0.10 Jira Cloud.

Template Management page UI/UX improvements

  • Ability to find templates by name and/or issue type

  • Sorting templates by Issue Type

3.0.9 Jira Cloud.

UI/UX improvements

  • Ability to find templates by name and type, filter matching the issue type in the Apply Template dialog

  • Improved Project and Template search in the New Issue dialog

3.0.6 Jira Cloud.

Onboarding and zero-state improvements

Added ability to create templates:

  • On the Templates Management page

  • On the Get Started page

  • In the New Issue and Apply Template dialogs when there are no templates

3.0.1 Jira Cloud.

UI/UX Improvements 🎉

  • Simplified template selection when creating new issues

  • Added creation of sub/child tasks after pre-filling new issues

  • Added tree of created issues

  • Moved template variables to a separate step

  • Added ability to move back to each step or start over when creating issues

  • Added ability to navigate to any of created issues of any hierarchy level

  • Added ability to Apply templates of various issue types

  • Other minor UI/UX improvements

1.8.26 Jira Cloud.

  • Fixed order of child/sub-tasks

  • Improved order of Variables display

1.8.21 Jira Cloud.

  • Added: Ability to copy a template issue in order to extend the existing template instead of making a new one

  • Fixed: Hide unsuccessful issue creation error messages on the next try

1.8.18 Jira Cloud

  • Added child tasks' tree for better navigation while managing templates

  • Added an ability to Edit/Delete child/subtasks in Manage Template tree

1.8.13-AC Jira Cloud

Project Admins now can manage the templates!

If you are Project Administrator - go to Project Settings → Apps → Easy Templates

Manage templates: change templates’ fields, scope, delete, copy templates from there.

1.8.10-AC Jira Cloud

  • Added ability to fill Variables while Applying template and various improvements.

Now, after while choosing a template in Apply Template flow - you can fill variables.

1.8.2-AC Jira Cloud

1.8.1-AC Jira Cloud  

1.8.0-AC Jira Cloud  

  • Fixed: Epic Template structure was not complete

  • Fixed: Child items were saved in reversed order

  • Improved: Pre-select current project when creating a template

1.6.0-AC Jira Cloud  

Epic Templates support

  • Implemented support for Epic → Task → Subtask template hierarchy (aka deep Epic Clone)

  • Improved Templates & scope management

  • Fixed a few minor issues

Available on Jira Cloud only!

Details

Create a structure with Epic with child Issues and related Subtasks. Save it as a template.

Now you are able to create a new Epic from the Template having all child Issues & Subtasks automatically created!

1.1.1 Jira Server and Data Center  

  • ​Fix error "Number value expected as the Sprint id error" while saving a template from Scrum related issue

1.1.0 Jira Server and Data Center  

  • Fixed an issue with using Easy Templates and DEISER Profields addon on the same instance

1.5.17-AC Jira Cloud  

​Skip disabled template fields while applying a template.

1.5.16-AC Jira Cloud  

​Fixed typeahead on Template selection form

1.5.15-AC Jira Cloud  

Improved Templates Management

  1. Removed selection of optional fields while template saving

  2. Added ability to Edit more than “Summary” and “Description”

  3. Added ability to switch fields on/off

    1. While new issue creation - disabled fields will be ignored

    2. Check “Understanding of disabling Template field” section

  4. Added validation on New Issue creation

  5. Fixed saving of Subtasks assignees


Check the Enabling template fields. Cloud for a better understanding of the new template editing functionality!


Note: this is a beta feature. Please report any problems you may encounter while templates management and issue creation.

1.5.14-AC Jira Cloud  

Allow Closing New Issue dialog with a button when nothing is selected

1.5.11-AC Jira Cloud  

  • Fixed 32KB limit on Template creation that was caused by big list of subtasks

  • Introduced own backend to work with templates faster

  • Template editing will be limited as currently, it lacks the validations required to guarantee its integrity and causes issues in some situations.

    • This limitation is not related to storage changes. It's a temporary, improved version will be released as soon as possible.

  • Removed Easy Templates actions under Glance View and Quick Access button as Atlassian has fixed an issue why we had to introduce that view in version v1.5.8-AC Jira Cloud 17 Aug 2019 

v1.5.8-AC Jira Cloud  

After previous release we've decided to change "Easy Templates Actions" location so they don't take central panel space.

  • Templates Actions moved to Issue Glance View (for New Jira UX)

  • "Save Template", "Apply Template" actions available on a right side bar


We stiil going to keep "Save" and "Apply" actions as a part of Issue Menu items. So on A JSD (Jira Service Desk) Projects is won't be shown on Glance view, which is simply not available there, but on a menu


v1.5.6-AC Jira Cloud  

  • Change "Save/Apply templates flow" to fix the issue of not receiving context parameters from Jira

  • Use the quick add menu in Jira Issue to show "Easy Templates" action buttons.

v1.0.22 Jira Server  

  • Added support of PCF-Single Autocomplete Fields from Power Custom Fields add-on

    • Fields can be saved in a template

    • Fields will be filled automatically while new issue creation from template

v1.0.21 Jira Server, v1.5.4-AC Jira Cloud  

  • Added: Set the current user as a reporter when creating from a template. Ignore reporter value saved in template

v1.5.3-AC Jira Cloud  

  • Compatibility with Jira Cloud REST API GDPR changes

v1.0.20 Jira Server

  • Fixed issue creation from the template on IE

  • Fixed navigation from the dashboard on IE

v1.0.19 Jira Server, v1.5.1-AC Jira Cloud

  • Fixed saving Templates in Service Desk projects

  • Fixed applying Account from Tempo Timesheet add-on to the created issue

v1.0.16 Jira Server

  • Fixed showing Apply dialog on Issues Search

v1.5.0-AC Jira Cloud  

  • Minor bugfixes

  • removed not required permission scope

v1.4.0-AC Jira Cloud  

  • Minor bugfixes

  • Added ability to create subtasks via Apply flow

v1.0.14 Jira Server

  • Fixed creation of subtasks which contains required fields

v1.0.10 Jira Server

  • Added ability for non-admins to create a new issue from the template

  • Fixed issue with subtasks creation via Apply flow

Known issue: non-admin Users have access to Manage Templates section but can't save the changes

v1.0.4 Jira Server

Minor bugs fixed and bundle size optimized.

Jira Server Released! v1.0.0 .

1.3.8 Apply Template  

Read more: Apply Template

1.3.7 Prefill "Create Issue" form with Template's data  

Use this flow if you need to correct or add more details to your issue prior to creation!

Please note: sub-tasks won't be auto-created with this approach

Step 1. Open "Templates" from sidebar and click "Prefill New Issue"
Step 2. Go to "Create Issue" screen and add necessary details
Step 3. Click "Create" and get to the new item!

Read more on Create Issue from Template

1.3.6 Save Component per sub-task View  

1.3.5 Support next-gen projects  

1.3.4 Minor version update  

1.3.3 Pre-select project while new issue creation  

1.3.2 Minor bugfixes  

1.3.1 Select optional fields to save  

1.3.0 Required Scope Changes  

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