New and Noteworthy in 2.5.0

Support for Custom Fields in Reportable tools (IBM Report Builder)

Jira custom fields can be now part of your reports. Just select them in the Jira Issue Shapes configuration page...

...and trigger a Report Builder metamodel refresh to get them displayed in the attributes selection page:

Note: following additional system fields are now included by default starting this version:

You can check the complete list of available system fields in the Rebuilding TRS Feeds topic.

Default Link Type and Linking Types Restrictions

Are you tired of selecting the same link type for a given issue type every time you are creating a link? Or do you want to forbid some link types for a given issue type? With this release you can select a default link type for an issue type, on an Issue Type Scheme, and such link type will be used automatically for that issue type when linking:

You can also restrict the available link types for a given issue type:

And the next time the linking process is started, from the customized issue type, only the selected link types will be available:

Customizable Issue Previews for Remote Applications

Have you always wished to customize the issues' previews available for remote applications? Starting this version you can! You only need to create a custom screen, put the fields you want in the preview in there, and associate the screen with an Issue Type Scheme:

By doing this, all projects using such scheme will use the screen definition to customize their corresponding issue preview:

Collaboration Links are visible in Issue Previews for Remote Applications

In case you haven't noticed from above screenshot, yes, Collaboration Links are now part of the issue previews:

Fully support for linking with IBM Rhapsody Model Manager (Starting ELM 7.0)

Linking from and to IBM Rhapsody Model Manager is now fully supported...

...including support for Global Configurations:

Linking support with IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Family 9.7.2 using Global Configurations

Linking from and to IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Family 9.7.2 using Global Configurations is now fully supported.

You can create a Jira unidirectional link to a DOORS baseline, notably using using the dropping dialog: