The new GitHub Issues – 09/03 update

Since our last update, we've continued to improve the GitHub Issues beta to make GitHub the place that developers can plan, manage and track their work. Here are some of the recent ships:

🚚 Bulk select and delete

You can now bulk select multiple items in both the table and board layouts.

  • Use cmd+click (on MacOS) or ctrl+click (on Windows/Linux) to select multiple items.
  • Or try shift+arrow-keys / shift+click once an item is already selected.
  • Then hit the del key to quickly remove everything selected.

Bulk delete

🎨 Custom fields in the board layout

Pick and choose which fields you would like to see when in the board layout. Simply use the view menu to customize to exactly what you need.

custom fields

✨ Bug fixes & improvements

  • Group by is now enabled for milestones!
  • In the board layout, if your no status field is empty, it will be automatically hidden.
  • Empty groups are no longer shown when you are running a group by.
  • When a item in the table layout is deleted, focus is retained within the table to keep keyboard navigation active.
  • Bug fix so the is:open filter no longer hides draft issues.
  • Bug fix to resolve issues when filtering over labels which contained :.

Learn about the Issues beta on the GitHub Issues page or in the FAQ.