This release includes minor feature improvements and various bugfixes.Important: Jira 7 is no longer supported from this release onwards.
New features and improvements
Administration: Configuration,Tree View
Jira Administrators can configure “Maximal visible sub-items in tree” to improve tree performance – see Configuration. Default value “0” disables this feature.
Improved usability by enabling context menu operations while tree is still loading. Operations that remain disabled while the tree is loading are Sort, Paste, and Drag&Drop.
Expand all operation has been temporarily removed due to performance issues caused.Sort issues from the root project folder has been temporarily disabled to avoid performance issues.
Improved performance through a virtualized reading view.
Reading View: Context Menu
Improved usability by providing the same context menu as in the tree view.Tip: Right-click on an issue key on the reading view to use the context menu.
Allow users to "Copy" issues from source project when user has view access.Hint: To “Copy“ an issue from a project, the user must have Browse project permissions.
Added property visual-headings for wiki statement to allow headings inside the description field to be rendered as regular text rather than Word heading styles – read more.
Coverage View: Excel Export
Selected display fields in coverage view automatically reflects in generated Excel export.
If you have an existing customized coverage view template, please create a backup before adapting the new template. Download the latest coverage view template here: Customizing the Coverage Excel Export Template
Added support for Advanced Roadmaps parent-child relations display in the coverage view.
Added support for importing a ReqIF file with SpecObjectType without Long Name.
Administration: Integrity Checker
Reworked integrity checker for revision blacklist for fields. Checks identifies fields included in the blacklist that are unsupported – see Field Blacklist Supported Fields.
Fixed baseline creation failing due to issues with null revision changesets caused by deleted custom fields.
Fixed some project trees not loading after upgrade to 4.5 due to project description HTML – read more.
Reading View,Tabular View
Fixed display fields selection in reading and tabular view not persisting after browser refresh or switching views.
Fixed text display in folder and issue description with carriage returns – read more.
Fixed display wrapping for very long custom field values in the details section of the detail view.
Added a browser prompt when leaving folder edit dialog without saving changes.
Fixed coverage view's last configured column not displaying all issue link relations for Edge and Firefox – read more.
Fixed wrong rendering and location for JEditor fields using the wiki statement in a custom template.
Fixed folder numbering conditional statement not working; [[\if $.numbering = 1]].
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Fixed Word export generation exception caused by an issue attachment that no longer exists.
Fixed inability to add ReqIF field mapping when ScriptRunner is enabled.