To improve the display and navigation of timelines and to introduce a free text search that is central to the experience.

Proposal

To remove the display of blueprints in the current filter 'tree' on the timeline. This will be replaced by one central search field that will allow the user to search for anything contained on the timeline. This will include event types, documents, blueprints (tags) and all text content within events. An advanced filter will be accessible in a tile to the right of the timeline to allow more complex search queries, for example to limit by date.

Bulk tagging will be moved into a wizard style workflow. Entering bulk tagging mode will show the available blueprint tags in full screen allowing for selection. Returning to the timeline will again display that in full screen allowing for application of the selected tags to events.


Stories

AS A User I want to be able to search through my events using the simple search field on the timeline SO THAT I can find the events I am interested in.

AS A User I want to see the simple search field at all times on my timeline, SO THAT I can quickly begin searching through my events.

AS A User I want to have a qay to quickly get back to the top of the timeline SO THAT I can quickly start searching through my events.

AS A User I want to have a multi-faceted search on the timeline SO THAT I can more quickly search through my events using the various facets provided.

AS A User I want to be able to use the simple search to search through my events by filtering them by event type SO THAT I can quickly find events of a certain type.

AS A User I want to be able to use the simple search to search through my events by filtering them by blueprint tag SO THAT I can quickly find events tagged with a certain tag.

AS A User I want to be able to use the simple search to search through my events by filtering them by event state SO THAT I can quickly find events in a certain state.

AS A User I want to be able to use the simple search to search through the contents of my events using full text keyword search SO THAT I can find any event that contains my keywords.

AS A User I want to be able to use the simple search to search through the comments of my events using full text keyboard search SO THAT I can find events based upon any particular comments that are attached to them.

AS A User I want to be able to combine the multiple facets in the simple search SO THAT I can more easily find what I'm looking for.

AS A User I want to be able to use the advanced search to search through my events by filtering them by date they occurred or were created SO THAT I can quickly find events that happened before and after certain dates.

AS A User I want to see an advanced search in the sidebar on the timeline SO THAT I can search using that interface if I want to.

AS A User I want the advanced search and the simple search to be linked together SO THAT I can search from any of them and updating one will visually update the other so that it is clear to me they are linked together.

AS A User I want to see a count of events found on my timeline SO THAT I can immediately know how many events match my search query.

AS A User I want to be able to refine my results on the timeline by event state (Complete and In progress) SO THAT I can quickly filter out the in progress events from the results.

AS A User I want to see how my event results are ordered SO THAT I can immediately identify them.

AS A User I want to see a notice when there are no more events to show SO THAT I can immediately know that I have reached the end of the list.

AS A User I want to see the applied filters next to the number of results found SO THAT I can immediately know which filters I have applied to my search.

AS A User I want to be able to remove all filters from the search SO THAT I can quickly get back to the original list of events.

AS A User I want to be able to remove individual filters from the search SO THAT I do not have to remove all and start again to amend my search query.

AS A User I want to be able to change the order the results are listed in SO THAT I can reorder them how I find it best for me.

AS A User I want to see the keywords I searched for highlighted in bold in the results SO THAT I can immediately identify why those results are relevant.

AS A User I want to see by default a contracted view of the section field (plus field title) where the keywords appear SO THAT the event in question doesn't take too much space on my timeline.

AS A User I want to be able to expand a contracted view of the section field where the keywords appear SO THAT I can get more context.

AS A User I want to be able to contract an expanded view of the section field where the keywords appear SO THAT I can see more events on the page.

AS A User I want to see the current keywords highlighted in bold in the related search queries SO THAT I can immediately identify why these search queries are relevant to my current search.

AS A User I want to see when the system has found no results for my query SO THAT I can immediately understand why there are no results showing.

AS A User I want to be able to enter a bulk tagging mode SO THAT I can quickly select tags to apply to my events.

AS A User I want to be able to navigate my blueprints using sequoia SO THAT I can easily find the tags I am interested in.

AS A User I want to be able to navigate my blueprints using a tree SO THAT I can easily find the tags I am interested in.

AS A User I want to be able to switch between sequoia and tree in the Select tags widget SO THAT I can choose the view that is most suited for me.

AS A User I want to be able to select a tag from the blueprints SO THAT I can apply it to my events.

AS A User I want to be able to deselect a tag from the blueprints SO THAT I can remove it from the selection of tags that I will apply to my events.

AS A User I want to select as many tags as I want from the blueprints SO THAT I can apply all of them to my events.

AS A User I want to see a help card in the sidebar when there are no tags selected SO THAT I can easily understand what I have to do on this page.

AS A User I want to see a list of selected tags along with the full path in the blueprint hierarchy in the sidebar card SO THAT I can immediately know which tags I have selected to apply to my events.

AS A User I want to see a count of the total number of selected tags SO THAT I know how many I will be applying to my events.

AS A User I want to be able to press a button and deselect all selected tags SO THAT I can clear my selection easily.

AS A User I want to switch from selecting tags to apply them SO THAT I can apply my selected tags to my events.

AS A User I want to be able to search through my events as usual without losing track of my selected tags SO THAT I can find which events to apply my tags to.

AS A User I want to see a simplified view of my events with just a Preview and an Apply tags button SO THAT I don't have a cluttered view with too many buttons.

AS A User I want to be able to press Apply tags next to an event and have the selected tags applied automatically to that event SO THAT I can quickly apply my tags to as many events as I want to.

AS A User I want to be able to exit bulk tagging mode by pressing a button SO THAT I can return to the normal view of my timeline.

AS A User I want to see my events grouped by date if I have selected that order SO THAT I can quickly identify the periods my events belong to.

AS A User I want to be able to collapse and expand my sidebar cards when there is more than one SO THAT I can more easily understand what each card does.

AS A User I want to see a one column view of my timeline on smaller devices such as an iPhone SO THAT I can have a more focused and pleasant experience navigating my timeline.

AS A User I want the sidebar to be hidden behind a swipe from right to left on mobile SO THAT I can quickly get to it when I want to.

AS A User I want to be able to hide the sidebar using a swipe from left to right on mobile SO THAT I can quickly hide it when I don't need it any more.

AS A User I want to see a simplified view of my events on the timeline on mobile SO THAT I can have a clutter free experience.

AS A User I want the action buttons to be hidden behind a contextual menu SO THAT I can still do everything I need to even if not all the buttons are visible.

AS A User I want the contextual menu to appear in a modal on the screen SO THAT I can access all the actions at my disposal for a specific task.


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