Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Earn badges and make progress

You're on your way to the next level! Join the Kudos program to earn points and save your progress.

Deleted user Avatar
Deleted user

Level 1: Seed

25 / 150 points

Next: Root


1 badge earned


Participate in fun challenges

Challenges come and go, but your rewards stay with you. Do more to earn more!


Gift kudos to your peers

What goes around comes around! Share the love by gifting kudos to your peers.


Rise up in the ranks

Keep earning points to reach the top of the leaderboard. It resets every quarter so you always have a chance!


Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
Community Members
Community Events
Community Groups

Dates for issues in Portfolio not working as expected



I´m trying out the new visual experience for portfolio, but have some issues with dates in my plan. In the "old" version, there was a configuration option where you could set the date-fields to use in the plan, this option seems to be gone now?


Also, when changing the start or end date in the portfolio view and synking them back, I can not see them reflected in any of the dates in the original issue, what are the dates that are presented default in the plan view and where are they represented in the original issues?


Best regards


1 answer

0 votes
Rhys Christian
Atlassian Team
Atlassian Team members are employees working across the company in a wide variety of roles.
Dec 02, 2018

Hey @Mikael Witt,

Thanks for sharing your issues with the new experience. We currently don't have the functionality to use other date fields with the new experience timeline. We intend to introduce more custom field into the new UI but custom date is not likely to arrive before our GA release. 

The date fields we use in Portfolio are accessible in Jira but need to be added to the relevant screens to become visible. In the screen administration, simply add the "Target start" and the "Target End" fields in the screen config. Instructions are available here:

Considering it's possible to set dates using these fields in Jira, can you please clarify your need fo using an alternative date field? What additional value do you get from your custom date fields than the ones that currently work with Portfolio?

Your feedback is much appreciated.


Rhys | Portfolio for Jira Product Management 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
AUG Leaders

Atlassian Community Events