Page MenuHomePhabricator

Phlogiston secondary reports should be more discoverable
Open, NormalPublic5 Story Points


Phlogiston generates a number of charts and reports that are not displayed on the main report page. Instead, they are generally presented as text hyperlinks. These include:

  1. auxilliary reports such as a list of "Recently closed tasks"
  2. alternate versions of charts, such as the "show hidden" and "last quarter" versions of charts.
  3. Tranche charts, showing burnup for one category each. They are hidden via CSS tricks.
  4. points or count charts that are hidden according to scope settings; they can only be accessed by URL hacking.

This limited UI has been observed to cause users to assume that charts are not available which in fact are, and to overlook data that might be desired. Possible fixes:

  1. show thumbnails of some or all of charts
  2. Show provide dynamic information peeks to make links more interesting/appealing/affordant. E.g., "34 old tasks" instead of "old tasks". Not clear this is applicable to any of these use cases.
  3. ...?

Event Timeline

Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptJun 16 2017, 8:58 PM
JAufrecht moved this task from To Be Triaged to Reporting on the Phlogiston board.Sep 13 2017, 6:54 PM
JAufrecht edited projects, added Phlogiston (Reporting); removed Phlogiston.
JAufrecht set the point value for this task to 5.Nov 3 2017, 10:54 PM
JAufrecht triaged this task as Normal priority.Jul 27 2018, 6:21 PM