Account Preferences

Display Preferences

To change your Display Preferences, enter your account by clicking on your name on the right side of the title bar. In the Display Preferences section, use the dropdown menus to change the number of results you want displayed for searches on the project Home page, search pages and recent projects in the Home dropdown using the Display Preferences portion of your account screen.  You can also change the text size in your issues tables making the issues text larger or smaller.  When you finish making your selections, click on the Update Account button.  You will get a success message.

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  • Display __ results by default for searches on the project home page - The number of issues listed under Issues Assigned to Me and My Watch List on the Home page will not be more than the number of issues specified. The default value is 15.
  • Display __ results on the search pages by default - When you conduct a search, the number of issues displayed on each page will be no greater than the number of results specified. The default value is 25.
  • Display __ recent projects in the project dropdown - The Project dropdown lists the Squish projects that you can access that have recent activity, up to the number of projects specified. The project you are currently viewing is not included in the list. If you are not viewing the All Projects screen, All Projects is included in the list, but does not count towards the total number of projects listed. The default value is 10.
  • Text size - The relative size of the text for the issues in the issues tables.
  • Font - The font issue text is displayed in, either Open Sans or Arial. The default value is Open Sans.

Date/Time Preferences

To change your Date/Time Preferences, enter your account by clicking on your name on the right side of the title bar. Using the dropdown menus, you can select the timezone and change the format of dates and times.  When you finish making your selections, click on the Update Account button.  You will get a success message.

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  • Timezone - Providing Squish with the correct time zone allows the system to alter the timestamps on comments or other activities to match your time zone.
  • When entering dates, format them as - The format to use when typing dates into fields.
  • When displaying dates, format them as - The format dates will appear in when displayed.
  • When displaying times, format them as - The format that time stamps will appear in when displayed.

Issue Preferences

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To change your Issue Preferences, enter your account by clicking on your name on the right side of the title bar. Using the checkboxes, you can toggle them on and off to make your selections of how you want your issues handled. When you finish making your selections, click on the Update Account button. You will get a success message.

  • Add submitted issues to my watch list by default - If checked, when you submit an issue, it will automatically be added to your Watchlist.
  • Keep submitted issues and comments as confidential by default - If checked, when you submit an issue the Confidential drop-down will be set to Yes by default and when you add a comment to an issue the "Keep this comment confidential" box will be checked by default.
  • Collapse older issue comments by default - If checked, when you view the Issue Detail screen for an issue, some of the comments in the middle of the issue will be hidden automatically to save space on the screen.
  • Group issue comments and field history by date - If checked, instead of issue comments and field history being displayed with a date and time heading for each, the comments and field history will be grouped together by date under a single heading for each date.
  • Show field history in the issue timeline by default - This controls wether or not the history of changes to an issue is displayed by default. You can also choose wether or not to display the history from within the issue itself.
  • Attempt to display attachments in my browser - If unchecked, this option will cause all attachments to be downloaded.
  • Use WYSIWYG editor for comments and wiki pages - If checked, the WYSIWYG editor will be used. (WYSIWYG editors show the screen as will look in the comments and the wiki.)
  • Show user picture -  If checked, this option will display user pictures next to their comments and other updates in issues. If unchecked, the user's name will still be displayed, but the image will be hidden.

Notification Preferences

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To change your Notification Preferences, enter your account by clicking on your name on the right side of the title bar. Use the checkboxes to specify how you want notifications handled. When you finish making your selections, click on the Update Account button. You will get a success message.

  • Send me announcements and news concerning Squishlist - Occasionally IMS will send out important e-mails regarding Squish.
  • Email me when issues I submitted are updated - You will received an e-mail if someone makes changes to an issue that you submitted.
  • Email me when issues I commented on are updated - You will received an e-mail if someone makes changes to an issue that you entered a comment on.
  • Email me when I submit or update issues - You will received an e-mail if you submit or update and issue. By default, this box is unchecked.
  • Send me notification email in HTML format - E-mails sent from Squish will be formatted using HTML tags instead of just being in plain text. This allows hyperlinks to be clickable.
  • Bcc me by default on notification emails - When you send an e-mail from Squish, you will automatically receive a copy of your e-mail. This is useful for record keeping purposes.
  • Group all due date reminder emails into one digest email - This item allows you to get one email including all reminders for a given day rather than separate emails.

Default Project Settings

You can set your own default settings on a project-by-project basis. From the project homepage of any project, select the Settings menu option. The available project settings are:membership_settings.png

  • Default Search Display Settings - Selected fields are displayed in our searches in this project by default. If no fields are selected, then the project default will be used.
  • Keep my comments confidential by default - Marks the checkbox to keep your comments confidential by default whenever you update an issue. You can select either Yes to enable the feature, No to disable it, or Default (set in user profile) to let your user profile settings control this option for this project.
  • Add submitted issues to my watch list by default - Marks the checkbox to watch the issue when you are submitting a new issue. You can select either Yes to enable the feature, No to disable it, or Default (set in user profile) to let your user profile settings control this option for this project.
  • Collapse older issue comments by default - Marks the checkbox to collapse older comments within issues. While viewing an issue, you can still expand the comments to view all of them, if desired. You can select either Yes to enable the feature, No to disable it, or Default (set in user profile) to let your user profile settings control this option for this project.
  • Group issue comments and field history by date - Groups issue history and comments under a section defined by the date. You can select either Yes to enable the feature, No to disable it, or Default (set in user profile) to let your user profile settings control this option for this project.
  • Show field history in the issue timeline by default - Displays field history in the body of the issue, along with comments, by default. You can select either Yes to enable the feature, No to disable it, or Default (set in user profile) to let your user profile settings control this option for this project.
  • Use a WYSIWYG editor for comments and wiki pages by default - This setting enables use of the WYSIWYG text editor when typing comments, instead of using formatting tags. You can select either Yes to enable the feature, No to disable it, or Default (set in user profile) to let your user profile settings control this option for this project.