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Can I define "Sub-Areas" in FogBugz 4.0

I would like to be able to define an Area and then define areas under that main area, an example:
•Data Entry Tools
 - Rich Text Editor
 - Text Editor
 - Spell Checker
 - Calendar Control
 - Person List
•Navigation Tools
 - Page Preference
 - Search
 - Pagination
 - Bread-Crumb
Brian Giroux Send private email
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
 
 
Hi,

Currently we have Projects and areas (a->b), but if you wanted to have (a->b->c) you could make departments, put your projects in depts., and then create your areas under the projects.  This would give you another level to the hierarchy.
Michael H. Pryor Send private email
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
 
 
We don't really have a way to do that but you could use a naming convention

Data Entry Tools:Rich Text Editor
Data Entry Tools:Text Editor
Data Entry Tools:Spell Checker

etc.

Do think twice before creating a new area... it makes it that much harder to enter a bug if you have to decide what area it goes in, and if you don't actually *need* to know the area for a particular query you're doing, it's not worth capturing the data. I always say the more areas you have the less likely they are to containing meaningful information and you may get to the point where people are afraid to enter bugs because there's so much work to be done deciding on which area they belong in. We have about 12 areas in our own database and it's a total waste of time; we never look at that field :-)
Joel Spolsky Send private email
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
 
 
You may just wish to prefix your issues with "areas" instead... make it a naming convention.
Brett Veenstra Send private email
Wednesday, April 20, 2005
 
 

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