Vivid Trace 2021.1 Release Notes
Updated 2021-08-31 for Vivid Trace version 2021.1.1
This document describes what has changed in Vivid Trace for Jira version 2021.1. When planning to update the add-on in your Jira system to this version, consider the information within as there may be changes that are undesirable in your circumstances or known issues that might affect the stability of your operations. This document covers the following topics:
Share your trace configurations with teammates.
You've designed a good trace configuration, now you can share it with the whole team.
Sharing in Vivid Trace uses a simple access control model: Delegate ownership to project leads, spread edit permission amongst team members to help keep the trace configuration up-to-date over time, or maybe share it with everyone in view-only mode. It's up to you. More information
Find and favorite trace configurations shared by others.
If a trace configuration has been shared with you, you can find it here. Your favorites are kept close at hand in the Trace Studio dock for instant recall. More information
Improve signal-to-noise with the new Artifact Types tracing parameter.
With the new Artifact Types tracing parameter, you can select which issue types are followed during tracing. More information
Qualified for Jira Data Center
Vivid Trace is now qualified by Atlassian for Jira Data Center. With Vivid Trace's bounded processing-time guarantees, you can deploy Vivid Trace with confidence backed by Vivid and Atlassian for Data Center customers.
The latest release of Vivid Trace 2021.1 is recommended for general production including as an update to Vivid Trace 2021.1 and prior versions. The update can be validated on a test instance of Jira before updating the add-on on your production systems. Points of caution associated with this release:
- When installing or updating to Vivid Trace version 2021.1, your Jira instance might need to be re-indexed before Vivid Trace can be used. In this case, the Jira administration section will display a reminder until the re-index is performed. Vivid Trace will not operate correctly until this re-index has been completed. You can choose Background Indexing to perform the re-index with no disruption to Jira availability.
- Note that the minimum supported version of Confluence Server and Confluence Data Center is now 7.4, and Jira Server and Jira Data Center is now 7.2. If you are considering updating to Vivid Trace version 2021.1, your Confluence or Jira host system must meet these minimum version requirements.
|TRACE-717||Changed||2021.1.1||Qualify Vivid Trace for Atlassian Jira Data Center|
|TRACE-738||Fixed||2021.1.1||Security principal selector is mostly obstructed from view in Trace Studio trace configuration details panel|
|TRACE-711||Fixed||2021.1.1||Issue link type with multiple identical description strings erroneously treated as ambiguous|
|TRACE-672||Changed||2021.1||Support for 1.8 and 11 releases of HotSpot and OpenJDK Java platforms|
|TRACE-681||Changed||2021.1||Removed the Jira agile quick view panel|
|TRACE-687||Changed||2021.1||Rename the Jira home menu entry & description to "Trace Studio"|
|TRACE-505||Fixed||2021.1||Firefox doesn't properly highlight issues and relations in the graphs|
|TRACE-541||Fixed||2021.1||Drop-down menu lingers after actuating unrelated UI widget|
|TRACE-557||Fixed||2021.1||License key label on add-on licensing page is incorrect at 150% zoom on narrow window|
|TRACE-562||Fixed||2021.1||Tooltip in +n case doesn't have a newline between 1st and 2nd entries|
|TRACE-566||Fixed||2021.1||Security principal selector elements are incorrectly rendered on Firefox|
|TRACE-579||Fixed||2021.1||Disabling all but the parent/sub-task directions in the Trace Studio causes VTW-5|
|TRACE-582||Fixed||2021.1||Text attributes in exported PNG and SVG differs from appearance in Jira|
|TRACE-585||Fixed||2021.1||Issue field layout changes not reflected when IRG is refreshed in Trace Studio|
|TRACE-589||Fixed||2021.1||Error not produced when graph refreshed after authenticated user logs out|
|TRACE-603||Fixed||2021.1||Right-justify numeric field contents in in-context Distance setting|
|TRACE-606||Fixed||2021.1||Exported graph files incorrectly include hover highlighting|
|TRACE-615||Fixed||2021.1||Trace Studio: Sole enabled direction checkbox can be actuated|
|TRACE-630||Fixed||2021.1||Custom fields missing from Issue Field Layout|
|TRACE-684||Fixed||2021.1||Trace SVG export with HTML entity |
|TRACE-679||Fixed||2021.1||Catch-all error dialog fails to produce error information|
|TRACE-708||Fixed||2021.1||"List Issues" doesn't escape quotes for JQL component arg|
|TRACE-337||Improved||2021.1||Allow date/time fields to reflect user's timezone|
|TRACE-487||Improved||2021.1||Confirm license removal when user attempts to delete Vivid-issued license key and apply an empty license|
|TRACE-616||Improved||2021.1||Open issues from Trace Studio in separate tab to avoid disrupting the current tracing session|
|TRACE-319||New||2021.1||Add "Configure Vivid Trace add-on" global navigation menu item for Jira system administrators|
|TRACE-453||New||2021.1||"Artifact Types" Relations parameter|
|TRACE-466||New||2021.1||"Recent Traces" global navigation menu section|
|TRACE-468||New||2021.1||Site-wide configuration setting for visibility of contextual traces|
|TRACE-540||New||2021.1||Set system default for project trace visibility, allow project-level override|
|TRACE-595||New||2021.1||Modify sharing settings for a trace configuration|
|TRACE-703||New||2021.1||Toggle the favorite status of a trace configuration|
|TRACE-704||New||2021.1||"Find traces" dialog where you can find new traces|
|TRACE-705||New||2021.1||Add-on Trace configurations management UI|
Some inline dialogs, drop downs, and help might not display in the correct position on older versions of Jira.
The Trace Studio is in the midst of a transition to newer technology. After changing the active trace configuration or editing your own sharing permissions, changes might not be reflected in the UI until the browser page is refreshed.
The minimum supported version of Jira Server and Jira Data Center has changed from Jira 6.3 to Jira 7.2. Likewise, the minimum supported version of Confluence has changed to Confluence 7.4. With this release and all newer releases, versions of Confluence prior to version 7.4 and Jira prior to version 7.2 are no longer supported by the add-on software.
This version 2021.1 release line is the last to support Jira 7. With newer release lines of Vivid Trace, the minimum supported version of Jira will be Jira 8.
Versions prior to Vivid Trace version 2021.1 reach sunset status (no further patch updates) on 2021 July 1.
Please see Vivid Trace Life Cycle for more information.
|Vivid Trace 2021.1.1||Data Center, Server||2021-08-31||Jira Data Center compatibility. Fixes all known defects.|
|Vivid Trace 2021.1||Server||2021-07-19||Artifact Types tracing parameter. Trace configuration sharing. Project settings defer to add-on settings by default.|
|Vivid Trace 1.4.4||Data Center, Server||2017-09-03||Fixes all known defects. Enables Vivid Trace for Confluence.|
|Vivid Trace 1.4.3||Data Center, Server||2017-07-18||Fixes for all known issues.|
|Vivid Trace 1.4.2||Data Center, Server||2017-02-09||Fixes for all known issues.|
|Vivid Trace 1.4.1||Retracted 2017-02-09 (Release date 2017-02-08)|
|Vivid Trace 1.4||Data Center, Server||2016-05-05||Trace Studio for tracing arbitrary JQL queries. Performance improvements. Improved handling for larger graphs. Add-on localized to 20 languages.|
|Vivid Trace 1.3.2||Data Center, Server||2015-12-14||Fixes for all known issues.|
|Vivid Trace 1.3.1||Data Center, Server||2015-11-12||Fixes for all known issues.|
|Vivid Trace 1.3||Data Center, Server||2015-10-20||Customizable issue field layouts for issue relation graphs.|
|Vivid Trace 1.2.1||Data Center, Server||2015-08-20||Defect fixes.|
|Vivid Trace 1.2||Data Center, Server||2015-07-22||Project, component, and version issue relation graphs. Improved handling for larger graphs. Improved and expanded JQL functions for comprehensive issue tracing. German and Japanese add-on localizations.|
|Vivid Trace 1.1||Data Center, Server||2014-12-05||Qualified for use with Jira Data Center.|
|Vivid Trace 1.0||Server||2014-08-30||Issue relation graphs.|