Working with Bookmark Groups

This page shows how to perform common tasks with bookmark groups in Google Issue Tracker.

Create a bookmark group

When you create a bookmark group, you are granted Admin permission and it is private to you by default. You must change the permissions on the bookmark group in order for it to be visible to or modifiable by other users.

To create a bookmark group:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. Click Create Bookmark Group, located near the bottom of the left-hand navigation.

  3. The Create a Bookmark Group window appears.

  4. Enter a name for the bookmark group.

  5. Enter a description for the bookmark group. (Optional.)

  6. Click Save.

    The bookmark group appears in the left-hand navigation in the Bookmark Groups section.

Edit a bookmark group

You must have Admin permission for the bookmark group in order to edit its properties.

To edit a bookmark group:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. In the left-hand navigation, find the bookmark group you want to edit.

  3. Hover over the bookmark group and click the drop-down button.

  4. Select Settings.

    The bookmark group details window appears.

  5. Rename the bookmark group or add/modify its description.

  6. Click Update.

You can also edit a bookmark group by clicking the pencil icon next to its name in a bookmark group dashboard.

Add and remove hotlists and saved searches

You must have Admin permission for the bookmark group in order to add and remove hotlists and saved searches.

To add or remove hotlists and saved searches:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. In the left-hand navigation, find the bookmark group you want to edit.

  3. Hover over the bookmark group and click the drop-down button.

  4. Select Settings.

    The bookmark group details window appears.

  5. Do one or more of the following:

    1. Add a hotlist you own or subscribe to using the hotlist picker under Add Hotlist from Favorites.

    2. Add a hotlist you don't own or subscribe to using the search box located below Add Hotlist by Query.

    3. Add a saved search you created using the drop-down located below Add from Saved Searches.

    4. Remove a hotlist or saved search from the bookmark group by finding it in the Selected Items field and clicking the associated X.

  6. Click Update.

Set bookmark group permissions

You must have Admin permission for the bookmark group in order to set permissions for other users and groups.

To set permissions:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. In the left-hand navigation, find the bookmark group where you want to change permissions.

  3. Hover over the bookmark group and click the drop-down button.

  4. Select Settings.

    The bookmark group details window appears.

  5. Click the Access Control tab and grant permissions for the bookmark group as required.

  6. Click Update.

Any user or group granted permissions to the bookmark group must have a GAIA (Google Accounts and ID Administration) ID. Otherwise, the permission grant fails and you receive a warning bar that reads: Owner [USER_NAME] is not a Gaia account.

Add a bookmark group to navigation

You must have Admin or View Only permission for the bookmark group in order to add it to the left-hand navigation.

To add a bookmark group to the navigation:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. Click the magnifying glass icon next to Bookmark Groups in the left-hand navigation.

  3. Where prompted, search for the bookmark group by keywords in its name or description. You can only search for groups where you have Admin or View Only permissions.

    You can also use owner:[NAME] to search by the name of a user who has Admin permissions to it.

  4. Hover over a result to view more information in a bookmark group hovercard.

  5. To add a bookmark group to the Bookmark Groups section of the left-hand navigation, click the star icon next to the desired bookmark group.

  6. To view the hotlists and saved searches in a bookmark group, click the desired bookmark group search result.

    You can also add the bookmark group from the linked page by clicking the star icon to the left of the bookmark group's name.

View hotlists and saved searches

To view hostlists and saved searches in a bookmark group:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. In the left-hand navigation, find the bookmark group whose components you want to view.

  1. Hover over the bookmark group name and click the drop-down button.

  2. Select Open.

    The page for the bookmark group appears, with links to each hotlist and saved search that is part of the bookmark group.

  3. Select the hotlist or saved search you want to view.

You can also view the list of hotlists and saved searches by expanding the bookmark group in the left-hand navigation.

View the bookmark group dashboard

To view the dashboard for a bookmark group:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. In the left-hand navigation, find the bookmark group whose components you want to view.

  3. Hover over the bookmark group name and click the drop-down button.

  4. Select Dashboard.

    The dashboard for the bookmark group appears, with sections containing issues for specific hotlists or saved searches in the bookmark group.

If you have Admin permission for the bookmark group, you can change the order of a hotlist or saved search within the dashboard by clicking the drop-down icon next to the desired hotlist or saved search.

View bookmark group details

To view bookmark group details:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. In the left-hand navigation, find the bookmark group you want to view.

  3. Hover over the bookmark group name and click the drop-down button.

  4. Select Info.

    An overlay window appears providing the bookmark group ID, name, description, owner, and a list of hotlists and saved searches in the bookmark group.

    If you have Admin permissions for the group, a Settings option appears instead of Info.

You can also view information for a bookmark group from its dashboard by clicking the clipboard icon next to the bookmark group's name.

Remove a bookmark group from navigation

To remove a bookmark group from the navigation:

  1. Open Issue Tracker in your web browser.

  2. In the left-hand navigation, find the bookmark group you want to remove.

  3. Hover over the bookmark group name and click the drop-down button.

  4. Select Unstar.

    A confirmation window appears.

    If you have Admin permission for the bookmark group, an Archive option appears instead of Unstar.

  5. Click OK.

You can also unstar a bookmark group by clicking the icon next to its name in a bookmark group dashboard.

You cannot unstar or remove bookmark groups for which you have Admin permission. Archive them instead to hide them in the left-hand navigation.

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