RedmineRoadmap » History » Version 14

Tom Rochette, 2010-01-11 16:41
Minor modifications to the overview.

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h1. Roadmap
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The roadmap provides a highly-configurable, version-based view on the issue tracking system that helps planning and managing the development of a project.
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It also provides an in-depth (version-based) overview of the current state of your project.
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h2. Overview
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If you select the Roadmap you will get an overview of the current state of your project, like the following:
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The above mentioned view contains the following "blocks" of information for all (incomplete) versions:
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* the version name
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* the date the version is scheduled to be complete
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* a progress bar which indicates overall active/done/closed-ratio based on the %-done and statuses of the issues targeted to the corresponding version, visualized by different color gradients
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* if configured: the content of the wiki-page that has been configured to be attached to the version (see below)
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* if configured: a list of all the issues assigned to the specific version (see below)
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The mentioned progress bar includes drill-down links to the issue-list which preloads the specific filters thus providing quick links to open/closed issues targeted to a corresponding version. Simply click on the number left to *_open_* to see all open issues in the issue-list. If you like to know which issues are already solved/closed simply click on the number left to *_closed_*.
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If you click on the version itself (0.8 right from the !/images/package.png!-icon), you can get a detailed view of the current, overall state of a specific version. This is the [[RedmineVersion|version-view]].
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h2. Managing the Roadmap
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If you have the appropriate permissions you can change the Roadmap-view in two ways:
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# You can attach a wikipage to the version (see [[RedmineProjectSettings#Versions]]) which can be used for describing main objectives of the version etc.
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# You can select the trackers of which individual issues, which are targetted to the corresponding version, are listed in a way that you will see an area with all related issues directly under the version. This behaviour can be changed as an administrator in the area of the [[RedmineIssueTrackingSetup#Trackers|trackers]].
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h2. Sidebar
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The contextual sidebar on the right of the roadmap provides several things:
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* a checkbox to include completed target-versions on the roadmap
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* checkboxes and an apply-button to include/exclude issues from specific trackers on the roadmap (which trackers are shown here with checkboxes depends on the individual [[RedmineIssueTrackingSetup#Trackers|tracker-configuration]])
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* links to the configured target-versions of the project where each links to the roadmap itself starting with the selected target-version