Grouping of components from multi projects

I’m trying to set up a number of reports based on Components (part of Project dimension).
The problem I encounter is that the same component name is used in several projects that are imported to easyBI. To get the report complete I need to select every component with the same name.
Could this be handled in the import to easyBI from JIRA or how can I solve this so I have unique name of components to select from (or show in the table)?

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Project dimension groups components under each project, and, currently, this is the only way how components are grouped in Projects dimension.

There are two ways how to get the same name components displayed as one row in the report table.

Option 1. If you have a few components and this list is quite static.

Then you may want to create calculated members in the Project dimension for each component, where you aggregate all the same name components. Example of the formula for aggregating components “Web” from all projects.

  [Project] MATCHES 'Web'

The calculation is case sensitive!
Then use all those calculated members in the report rows.

Option 2. If you have a lot of components and they could be added rapidly

Then the best would be creating a new Components dimension calculated during data import: for that, use JavaScript calculated custom field.

First, define the custom field settings together with the JavaScript code in eazyBI advanced settings:

name = "Component"
data_type = "string"
multiple_values = true
split_by = ","
dimension = true
javascript_code = '''
  issue.fields.customfield_eazybicomponent = issue.fields.components;

Then, in the eazyBI import options custom field list, find the field “Components” and select it to be imported as a dimension. Perform data import.

Finally, in the Analyze tab, find this new Components dimension (under custom fields dimensions) and use in the report rows as any other dimension.



To get this to work I need to remove the [Component] in the second argument - but then it works!
[Project] MATCHES ‘Web’

To test the calculated custom field I need help since I don’t have the access.
I will however test this as well due the amount of components we’re having.


Hi, the dimension works perfect, but when i use my “Componentsgroup” field i am not able to drill through all components ?


thanks for any idea, felix


Thank you, you are correct, the calculated member contained redundant [Component], I fixed it in my post.

About the JavaScript custom field: it seems the component value is not retrieved. You may test for a couple of issues what value is calculated with this JavaScript code. You can test the code in the import options screen, tab “Additional options” as described here:

You may also contact if you need our help with that.


Great ! This is the solution … regards from vienna…

Hi. We did it with number 2. (Using Javascript)
We want to see ‘Drill through issue’. But we can’t see it.
The contents of ‘Drill into~’ are only visible.

Is there any way to activate ‘Drill through issue’?

Hi all,

I’m trying to add components as JavaScript calculated field and I get the following error:
“Failed to parse input on line 52 at offset 1: }”

When testing the Javascript in Import options, it works fine.

Please see below for a screenshot:

What am I missing?
Thank you!


Oops, never mind. I was missing the end quote for the Javascript code thinking that was ellipses (… instead of ‘’’).

Since eayBI version 6.6 and on Cloud, there is an option to create calculated fields in the account import options (without disturbing the Jira system administrator or eazyBI admin).

Now you can create a Component dimension in import options → tab Custom fields.

For more details and the example please see the documentation here: New calculated fields

Zane /