Autopopulate both Summary and Description from Confluence

We're trying out Confluence. I gather the easiest way to create a JIRA issue related to Requirements in a Requirements Template-created page is highlight and click the JIRA icon. Which then populates the selected text into the Summary. This is, I have read, an improvement over previous Confluence functionality that required copy and paste.


But this function means I still have to copy and paste, if what I selected is all put into the Summary field, and nothing is put in the Description.


How do I get Confluence to populate both the Summary and the Description from the row or cells that I have selected?

3 answers

0 vote
Steven Behnke Community Champion Jun 19, 2016

Can't you just select both fields from the import dialog? 

image2016-6-19 16:52:16.png

My Import Dialog doesn't look like that. It looks like this:


I'm having the same issue and the dialog I get looks like the one above.

There's no option to map the summary or description fields.  Only the project and issue type.

Note, I'm using a local install of Confluence (5.7) and JIRA (v6.3.15).

Finally, been trying to respond for weeks but the page just refused to load the editor to post.

So is there a method to port both fields over automatically?


Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Kesha Thillainayagam
Posted Apr 13, 2018 in Confluence

We want to hear how your non-technical teams are using Confluence!

Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...

370 views 20 10
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you