To start a thread of discussion, simply use the Comment link.
Each comment is added to the issue block in a running log. You may edit or delete your own comments.
To mark an issue as false positive, click on the False Positive link. You must have the Administer Issues permission to perform this action.
Note that false positives are not displayed by default in the Component viewer. To display them, select False positives in the drop-down list:
If you tend to mark a lot of issues as false positives, it means that some coding rules are not adapted to appropriate for your context. So, you can either completely deactivate them in the quality profile or use issue exclusions to narrow the focus of the rules so they are not used on specific parts (or types of object) of your application.
Assigning an issue to a developer
Any issues issue (whose with a status is of Open or Reopened or Confirmed) can be assigned to a developer by clicking on the Assign link.
Because issues are fully integrated within with the Notification service, developers can receive email notifications when issues are assigned to them, changes are made on issues reported by them, etc.
Changing the severity of an issue
The severity of any issues issue can be changed by clicking on the Change severity link. You must have the Administer Issues permission to perform this action.
Linking an issue to an action plan
Action plans can be created to group issues. Action plans are buckets of issues that you want to group because they will to have a similar timeframe for resolution.