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First steps with Table Grid in JIRA Cloud

Table Grid for Cloud offers a user-friendly solution for tables in JIRA Cloud. It allows you to gather and structure your data related to an issue in one single table. 

Let's go and create a table to structure your data together!

List of Grids

Once the plugin is installed, on the Administration page left menu bar, a separate block called 'Table Grid' with one link 'Grids' will appear. 'Grids' is what we call our tables. When you click this link, it will lead you to the page where all the grids for all projects and issues can be configured. This is where we go to create our first grid.

Once you've installed the plugin, your list of grids is obviously empty. However, not for long as we're up to change it by clicking the blue button in the right corner 'Add Grid'.

Create a Grid

This is the page which will help you configure your first grid.

Firstly, give a name and description for your new grid, it will help you distinguish your table and give a hint of its purpose once you have multiple grids in your JIRA.


Secondly, since you may want to display your grid only for specific projects and issue types, you need to define them in the 'Scope' section. These are the projects and issue types where the grid will be displayed.

By default, the field is already filled with some basic configuration for your convenience which you can easily adjust to your needs. 

That's it for the configurations. You can click "Save".

Grid on issue view

To see your Grid on the issue view, create an issue within the respective project and relevant issue type, then enjoy the fruits of your hard work!

Oh, wait... We still need to fill up our grid with data. Just click that pen icon in the top right corner of the grid. It will open the edit mode for you.  

By clicking '+' in the top right corner of the grid which appears in the place of the pen, you can add as many rows as you need. Use inline editing to fill them up, and save the data by clicking the check mark in the bottom right corner of the grid whenever you're ready. 

That's how easy it is!

In future versions, we plan to significantly extend the functionality of the grid. We'll support different database sources, additional data types, and use of formulas. Don't miss our updates!

Still questions? Visit User's Guide page for more details.


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