"Add worklog" shows issues that are not of interest

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Self hosted (datacenter)

Version of Jira Assistant

v2.47

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Chrome

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Windows

Bug Description

JA updated recently from V2.43 to V2.47 since than I noticed that the "add work log" dialog shows issues that are not assigned to me and/or already closed and are not in my bookmark list. This behavior makes it hard to find the issues I want to log time to. Could this be related to the following issue https://github.com/shridhar-tl/jira-assistant/issues/100 which was added recently?

Setting a Ticket suggestions JQL reduces the amount of shown issues, but this workaround doesn't include the issues from the bookmarks. And it still shows issues not assigned to me in the Ticket no Dropdown as Recent issues.

I would suggest to ether make this feature configurable or prioritize the shown issues by "My issues&Bookmarks" and that the other issues.

Issues shown that are not assigned to me and are closed image

with mentioned workaround image

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Hi @kaibareis - Yes, the change is based on #100. But the issue picker is already configurable. Have you tried using "Ticket suggestions JQL" setting in Advanced Settings page. Try setting its value to something like "assignee=currentUser() AND resolution=Unresolved and status != Closed" and see if that helps.

Please let me once you tried it.

Hi @shridhar-tl thanks for your feedback. That's what I also tried yesterday as a workaround but this still shows issues that are not related to me, also it doesn't list my added bookmarks. With v2.47 and used "Ticket suggestion JQL": There are still some issues listed that are not assigned to me and the bookmarks don't show up. image

I have also temporarily restored the v2.42 chrome extension from a backup from December to check the old behavior. As expected it lists only my issue and the three bookmark entries image

additional example from v2.42 where I search for EOL. V2.42 only lists my issue as i would have expect it. image

while v2.47 (with Ticket suggestion JQL Filter set "assignee=currentUser() AND resolution=Unresolved and status != Closed") lists the following. image

Without that filter the list is even longer.

I understand your concern and I see there have been some issue with filtering of issues. But un assigned issues are listed just because there have been some activity in those issues by you like adding comments or viewing it recently, etc.

This implementation was done not just based on single request. There have been multiple requests over years to show unassigned tickets in suggestions and that is the reason this implementation has been done. There have been lots of cases where worklog is added in closed tickets as well and by so by default I won't be able to remove closed tickets from list.

Having lots of settings is also causing confusions for users and resulting in too many questions from users over different medium where it becomes difficult for me to answer all those questions on daily basis. So Let me think through this and see what I could do to satisfy both type of users. Will do something for this in upcoming release.

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