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Behaviours Plugin

by Jamie Echlin for JIRA Server 6.3 - 6.3.15 and more versions
Versions available for JIRA Server 3.13 - 6.2.7
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    Interactive client-side forms manipulation







    Pricing overview

    This add-on is free for Server instances.

    You may download and install it using the Universal Plugin Manager inside of your Atlassian application.

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    by Dominic Finke on 16 Jan 2014
    Sadly this plugin does not work with the current JIRA 6.1.6 using the current plugin version 0.5.10. There is a NullPointerException being thrown while reindexing JIRA. The bug (https://jamieechlin.atlassian.net/browse/JBHV-96) and it's variations (https://jamieechlin.atlassian.net/browse/JBHV-204) are known for about 2.5 years now, but it seems there has been no solution yet. Very sad, because this plugin had some really promising features...
    10 out of 10 found this review helpful
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    by Fabien Araktingi on 28 Feb 2014
    This plugin is very useful and we would like to know when it will be compatible for the jira 6.2 release please? "Sorry for the precedent comment I let with the (wrong) rate because it was not my intention. I rarely put post there so i didn't really know about this system..."
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    by Mincho Dimov on 17 Mar 2014
    Any plans for 6.2 support?
    4 out of 4 found this review helpful
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    by Chengjiang Jin on 28 Apr 2014
    Hi Jamie, The plugin is very useful. But I found a serious bug for this plugin on "Make a field read-only except for a certain role". After set everything ok, the read-only users can't edit the constraint field by inline edit or by clicking "Edit" button to edit, but they CAN EDIT the constraint field by typying keyboard shotcut comma "," or dot "." to edit the constraint field. Could you help to take a look at this bug? Kindly Regards, Chengjiang
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    by Barbara Kohlroser on 03 Feb 2015
    Version 0.5.14 is now called "Jamie Echlin Plugin Info Plugin - Safe to remove" and the description reads "A plugin to tell you that you need another plugin". That is very confusing. Please change the name back so it contains the word "Behaviours" and can be recognised in the Add on List (JIRA 6.3.14) as such. When updating a list of Add-Ons it is not helpful to have such unrecognisable names.
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    Vendor response

    Hi... in my defence this is the best I could do given marketplace's lack of support for retiring plugins. The alternative is that a user upgrades Script Runner, and they will get duplicate links for Behaviours, and maybe unexpected results. The intention is to tell people that upgrade that all functionality has been moved to the Script Runner plugin, and that they should install the latest version of that if not already installed, and remove the Behaviours plugin. cheers, jamie

    More details

    This plugin simply installs a servlet that advises that the Behaviours plugin has merged with Script Runner for JIRA.

    Script Runner can be downloaded from the marketplace. Once done, this plugin should be uninstalled.

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    Release notes

    version 0.5.14JIRA Server 6.3 - 6.3.15

    Updated to point to the 3.0.0 version of Script Runner.


    1. Log into your JIRA instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Add-ons. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Behaviours Plugin via search. Results include add-on versions compatible with your JIRA instance.
    5. Click Install to download and install your add-on.
    6. You're all set! Click Close in the Installed and ready to go dialog.

    To find older Behaviours Plugin versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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