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Global New Issue button (Feature #1093)
Just an idea just crossed my mind.
It would be nice to have somewhere (eg. top menu/left global menu) a button to add/report a new issue (when I am outside of a project context), so I would select the project in the new issue form.
It this possible? Because it would save me a click every time when I want to just add issue.
This would be possible, but I think this should be something that's done in a plugin.
Plugins have access to add items to the 'More' menu. I couldn't find it in the ChiliProject wiki, but the plugin tutorial on the redmine site has a simple example - http://www.redmine.org/projects/redmine/wiki/Plugin_Tutorial#Extending-menus
The problem with the "More" Menu is: Its not intuitive and handy for items which are used quite often.
It would be better, if plugins have a chance to extend existing menus and the sidebar - the current limitation is to hard and looses the focus on usability.
Sorry for this critique - but anyone I asked and some users here (see the theme discussions inside tickets and the forum) think the same way.
Maybe there's a way to do both: Offering hooks for the "More" menu and optionally hooks for sidebar/menubar?