Is there any way to create a table type field?

Chen Qiu February 28, 2024

Is there any way to create a table type field? Or is there a way to associate a field with multiple fields or a parent field with multiple child fields
Is there such a field?

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Darryl Lee
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February 28, 2024

Hi @Chen Qiu - unfortunately Jira does not have a Table Type field. It's a very old suggestion that was denied:

Probably part of why Atlassian didn't do it is because several third-party vendors made plugins to fill the need.

Table Apps

On Data Center (on-prem) there is:

And on both DC and Cloud we have:

And on Cloud we have:

(I have a little bit of experience with Table Grid Next Generation. It worked ok.)

DIY with a Paragraph Field

If you create a Paragraph/multiline text field and configure the renderer for the field to support Wiki Markup, you could have what looks like a table in your issues, by using code like:

||Heading 1||Heading 2||
|Col A1|Col A2|

However it's not editable in table-view. People will need to understand WIki Markup.

Good HOWTO here that also discusses the limitations:

Chen Qiu March 1, 2024

Thanks for your help!

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