JIRA - Can you group assignees to into one generic name

I have developed a filter to omit specific assignee values and I was wondering if it's possible to group all these values into one generic name like "other"?  When creating a two dimensional filter gadget, i want to put assignee on the Y Axis but not display each name...just rollup into one "other" group.
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Jessica RigaProducerCommented:
If you have JIRA Admin permissions you can make a group in User Management. Groups can be used to filter, set permissions, etc.

Unfortunately I do not believe the gadget will display the assignees as you desire, even if the filter is searching by Group.
This could be achieved by using a custom field, though. You could probably use a post script to update the custom field if the assignee, or another field, meets your set of conditions.

But if you don't want a breakdown by asignee, why not use the filter you've created but another field on the Y Axis with data you'd be interested in?

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szadrogaAuthor Commented:
i did just that.  grouped by a different field on the Y axis using the filter
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