The Counter Gadget allows you to display the number of issues in large font with the optional footer text. The background colour can be set either fixed or changing (e.g. from Green to Red as the count increases). It is useful for Jira wallboards.
It comes with basic colours or colour changing mode which change colour based on the number set in configurations.
Inserting Counter Gadget on the dashboard
To add a 3 Counter Gadget on the dashboard,
Click on Add Gadget button on the Dashboard view to add a new gadget
The Gadget Directory will pop up
Enter "Counter" in the search box to filter the matching gadget
Click on the Add it Now button to add the gadget.
Click on the Close button to return back to the Dashboard
Configuring Counter Gadget
Fill in the preferences for the gadget. Under the "Max Value Type" option, you can choose to have either a fixed value or a dynamic value from the number of issues in another filter, to be the maximum value. The different configurations available are illustrated below.
The title of the gadget
Current Value Filter
The filter in which the number of issues will be displayed in the gauge as the current value
The colour of the liquid gauge and there is option to change liquid colour based on the level of the gauge
The minimum value of the gauge
Max Value Type
Select the type of maximum value for the gauge
Maximum value of the gauge should be a fixed value (Use Number as Max Value)
Maximum value of the gauge should be based on the number of issues in another filter (Use Filter as Max Value)
(For Use Number as Max Value Option)
The maximum value of the gauge
Max Value Filter
(For Use Filter as Max Value Option)
The filter in which the number of issues will be displayed in the gauge as the maximum value
The helper text to appear at the bottom of the board
The color of the text to be use on the board
Hide Filter Link
To display the filter link
The height of the gadget and gauge will scale based on the height of the gadget