How to Add Pie Chart Gadget in JIRA Tool in Testing


The "Pie Chart" gadget shows the issues returned from a particular selected issue or project. Using this gadget, by selecting an issue the user can retrieve all open issues for a specific version or project.This gadget can then be used to display these issues grouped by a specified field (e.g. Assignee).

How to add the  Pie Chart gadget to the user's Dashboard

Add the Pie Chart  gadget to the user's Dashboard using the following procedure:

  1. Click on "Add Gadget" on JIRA dashboard.
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    The "Gadget Directory" window will appear.


  3. Find the "Pie Chart" gadget and click on the "Add it Now" button just below the icon.
  4. Then click on the "Finished" button at the bottom of the Gadget Directory window. The Pie Chart gadget will appear on the user's dashboard.
  5. The Pie Chart gadget will appear on your dashboard as follows, configure the gadget by filling in the following details fields.


Project or Saved Filter

Start typing the name of the project (e.g. open,closed) or filter, or click the "Advanced Search" link to search for a project or filter.

Statistic Type

Select the type of statistic from the drop down on which the pie chart will be based.

Refresh Interval

Select how often you would like this gadget to update the chart. You can choose never/every 15 minutes/every 30 minutes/every hour/every two hours.

Click the "Save" button.