A new year is fast approaching, and many people are setting their intentions to become a better version of themselves in 2017. The Axosoft product team has been hard at work getting Axosoft in shape to be even better too!
We’re excited to announce a fresh, new look for Axosoft! That’s right, Axosoft v17 has an updated UI and enhanced UX, which makes it easier than ever before to onboard new users and streamline your actions in-app.
Watch this quick video or keep reading to get an overview of what has changed and what’s brand new!
First, we have updated the panels and the main workspace. The overall placement remains the same but you’ll notice elements have been re-styled. Also, search is now available for all panes in the
The menus have been replaced with a vertical ellipsis that houses all pane options. So for example, if you select a project, you can either right click to edit or click the ellipsis to edit.
The main workspace has been simplified and redone. The options for
Rank View, and
Sort by rank, have been consolidated in one location next to the refresh icon.
Workflow menus remain in the same area, but the
Filters menu is now located in the upper left of the UI. Any active filters will be shown here, in the filters bar.
Similar to the
Organize panel, use the ellipsis symbol to access more options in the
You’ll notice that the
Details panel now displays a the number of comments, related items, and attachments, instead of a dot symbol.
Kanban Card View
If you access the kanban
Card View, you can now check the box in the top-left corner to select each card. Use this to multi-edit items like you do in the
List View. We have also included icons with the number of comments, subitems, or attachments, in the upper-right of the card.
Tabs have also been updated! Click the
+ to add a tab, and you’ll see that your tabs are now organized into several categories: built-in Axosoft tabs, your personal tabs, and public tabs that are shared with your team. The option
Duplicate Current Tab was moved to the top, so you can quickly make a copy of what you see, make any additional modifications, and then save it for later.
Command Palette [New Feature]
Say hello to this new feature: the Command Palette! It’s easy to access with the keyboard shortcut shift + p. The Command Palette is your fastest way to access sub-menus inside of Axosoft. For example, if you want to add a user, search “user” in your Command Palette to jump to the
You can always use the
Tools menu too, if you need to dive into the
Mobile Beta Site [New]
You can still access our old mobile site, but our new mobile beta site has has a fresh look; plus, sprint details and an activity feed. Using the beta site, you can review burndown charts for your active releases, items in your projects and releases, and get an activity feed of your most recent changes.
Note: The current mobile beta site only provides data for your Work Items and Feature item types.
Well, that about covers what’s new; for more details, check out the v17 release notes. If you have feedback about any of these updates, especially the UI, please fill out your in-app survey!
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