Documentation for JIRA 4.4. Documentation for other versions of JIRA is available too.

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The Filter Results gadget displays the results of a specified issue filter on the dashboard. It can be configured to display a maximum number of issues from the collection returned from the specified filter.

What does it look like?

The 'Filter Results' gadget should appear as follows on the dashboard:

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You may also be interested in the Two-Dimensional Filter Statistics Gadget

Adding the 'Filter Results' Gadget to your Dashboard

  1. Go to your JIRA dashboard and click 'Add Gadget'.
  2. The 'Gadget Directory' will appear. Locate the 'Filter Results' gadget and click the 'Add it Now' button. Then click the 'Finished' button at the bottom of the Gadget Directory.
  3. The Filter Results gadget will appear on your dashboard as follows, ready for you to configure:
    1. 'Saved Filter'  — start typing the name of the filter, or click the 'Advanced Search' link to search for a filter/select one of your favourite filters/select a filter that you have created.
    2. 'Number of Results'  — type the maximum number of issues that you want the gadget to display per page.
    3. 'Columns to display'  — select the column(s) (i.e. issue fields) that you want the gadget to display, or choose 'Default Columns' to display Issue Type, Key and Summary.
    4. 'Refresh Interval'  — select how often you want the gadget to update the displayed activity (never / every 15 minutes / every 30 minutes / every hour / every two hours).
  4. Click the 'Save' button.
To move the gadget to a different position on the dashboard, simply drag-and-drop. You can also change the look and behaviour of the gadget.
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The "Filter Results" gadget has replaced the "Saved Filter" portlet.