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    Add simple tasks and checklists anywhere in your Issues. Create Templates for common tasks

    Add simple tasks and checklists anywhere in your Issues. Create Templates for common tasks

    Quick Task entry & Quick Task Solving

    Create Templates for reusable Tasks

    My Tasks & Project Tasks

    Add Task items directly from the sidebar. Just hit enter, and your task is added. To solve tasks, just click the checkbox. Easy as that. No need to edit an Issue.

    Easily create Task Templates for common and repeatable tasks. For even more flexibility, create Content templates with any markup you want.

    Quickly see all the tasks you are mentioned in from the "My Tasks" view, or get an overview of all tasks within project from the "Project Tasks" screen.

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    Do you frequently encounter JIRA Issues that require multiple things to be done, some of them buried in comments, but they don't quite qualify to be actual JIRA subtasks? Wouldn't it be nice to get a good overview of the things that need to be done in an issue, and check them off as you make progress?

    Yeah, we had the same problem, so we created Simple Tasklists - a quick way to create lightweight tasks anywhere within Issues.

    Easily add tasks from a convenient sidebar & through a new {task} macro.

    Solve Tasks by simply clicking a checkbox. No need to edit an Issue.

    Tasks are automatically rolled up into "My Tasks" and "Project Tasks".

    Have some repeatable tasks? Create a reusable template and use it anytime.

    You can even add tasks automatically through the JIRA Automation add-on.

    And just in case you need your tasks to be mandatory, we've added a fancy workflow condition to prevent Issue transitions if any task is still open.

    It also works with Service Desk and JIRA Agile.

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    by Ivan Belov on 2016-09-26
    Very nice addon, thank you for it! But we've got a bug: it's impossible to add simple task while you working with issue on rapid board.
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    Top Shelf Solutions

    Hi Ivan, thank you for the kind review.

    We've identified the issue you encountered, and just released a new version of the add-on that fixes your issue along with a few other issues encountered in rapid boards.

    Cheers,- Anthony

    by Reykh Evgeny on 2015-07-06
    Good addon, but some features are requred: * mail on tick task is not sent * it's really makes me crazy to create list using {task} macro every time, is it possible to make something like: ** {code}[_space_]{code} for not checked task ** {code}[+]{code} for checked task
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    by Fred Dullemond on 2015-06-10
    Very nice addon, which helps a lot in organizing all the little activities which are needed to perform our task release activities. Especially the user mentioning [~admin] is nice, however it would be even better if one could use assignee and reporter for that also, like [~assignee]
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    Top Shelf Solutions

    Hi Fred,

    I'm glad you like our add-on. With the release of version 1.1, we've added variable expansion to tasks. You can now add things like $assignee.displayName$ and $assignee.name$ (same for reporter) and they will automatically resolve when the task is created. Feel free to reach out to us if you have questions about it.


    by Thomas Pike on 2015-05-27
    A great, easy-to-use plugin with good support.
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    by Marcin Fulara on 2015-04-23
    Very nice add-on, quick creation of tasks ability to "tick" it when completed without having to edit... Just one setback noticed - it's bugged in both issue navigator (can't click on some tasks) and in dashboard gadgets when you use "watched issues" or "assigned to me" sort of gadgets which basicaly serve as filtered issue navigator. In these gadgets on dashboard (when you have tasks written down in description and you see the description column) you can easily mark or unmark the tasks, but that has no effect on issues - there it's still in the original state, no changes have been made. Same with refreshing the page - if u mark a task on dashboard gadget and refresh the page - it comes back to original (unmarked) state.
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    Top Shelf Solutions

    Hi Marcin, thank you for the kind review. I'm glad you like the plugin. We'll investigate the issues you've described and make sure they get addressed with the next version (which we are currently preparing for release). Cheers, - Anthony


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    Version 1.1.2 JIRA Server 6.3 - 7.2.3 Released 2016-09-29


    Minor Bug Fixes related to Rapid Boards


    • fixed an issue where adding a simple task from the tasks section was not possible in rapid boards
    • fixed an issue where inserting a task template from a rapid board didn't show up properly until page refresh
    • fixed an issue with shortcut expansion (/t) in rapid boards


    1. Log into your JIRA instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Atlassian Marketplace. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Simple Tasklists via search. The appropriate add-on version appears in the search results.
    5. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Simple Tasklists. You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Simple Tasklists begins to download.
    6. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
    7. Click Apply license. If you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your JIRA instance.

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

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