Sort on columns in list views

Friday, March 15, 2013

We are frustrated by the seeming lack of ability to sort Spira data in a list view, ie when you want to be able to sort by columns as you would in, say, Excel.  

The only way to group anything together (e.g. a certain priority, or a release) is to filter so that you only see one group of items at a time, but you then can’t see them in relation to the rest.

If you could sort the list views by column, then pull off a report that obeyed your sort order, that would be perfect! 

Is this an existing feature that we haven't noticed?

Can we log that as a specific request/suggestion for Spira roadmap?



3 Replies
Friday, March 15, 2013
re: astrium_tm Friday, March 15, 2013

Hi Andy

For the lists that are non-hiearchical (tasks, incidents, test runs) you can sort by clicking the header column arrows.

For the lists that are hierarchical, you can explicitly place the items in a certain location (requirements, test cases, test sets and releases). For those sorting would destroy the user's chosen order and is therefore not allowed.

Does that clear things up?



Monday, February 24, 2014
re: inflectra.david Friday, March 15, 2013
How do I list requirements in a project sorted by Requirement Id - Is the answer that as a user I cannot?

When I search for a requirement Id why does the search engine return no results?

If I give someone a unique requirement identifier, what is the most efficient way for that person to locate the requirement that it refers to?


Wednesday, April 23, 2014
re: inflectra.david Friday, March 15, 2013

I'd like to add my support for the "Sort" feature in other lists especially the requirements.

I'd live to be able to sort my long list into Status then priority, so I can quickly see aggregated details.

From a tool perspective you could still maintain the original ordering, buy introducing a "remove sort" link, in the same way you do with filters or introduce a new original sort button?


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