Useful definitions and idea statuses


Every idea has merit – Micro Focus product teams will endeavor to review each one in a timely manner and put it through the paces to determine community and customer value, viability, and fit. 

Generally, ideas will move through the stages described below. 

New Idea 

All ideas begin in this status. New ideas are available for other community members to view, comment and vote on. 

Needs Clarification 

The idea has received an initial review, but the moderator needs more details from the submitter. 

Waiting for votes 

The idea has received an initial review to ensure adherence to our idea submission and community guidelines. More information may be needed at this stage, and we expect the community to help prioritize the idea with comments and voting. 

Under Consideration 

Ideas in this status have received enough votes and comments from the community and been reviewed by Micro Focus for strategic fit. These ideas are continually monitored and considered for prioritization in our development planning. 


The idea has received enough votes and comments from the community and been reviewed by the Micro Focus product team. It is officially on the roadmap for development and delivery. (Subject to change, and not a commitment.) 


Ideas in this status have already been submitted by another community member. See the idea comments for a link to the duplicate and add your comments and vote there. 


Ideas that have not received enough community comments or votes for several months will move to this status. Archived ideas may be commented upon but may not receive votes. Archived ideas may be re-opened based on community input. 

Already Offered 

This status indicates that the desired feature or enhancement is already available in some fashion through the product today. Check the comments for details on workarounds or documentation references. 


These ideas are not being considered for product development due to strategic fit or technical feasibility within a reasonable timeframe. Keep the new ideas coming. 


The idea has been implemented and delivered in a product release. Check the idea comments for details on the release version. 

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