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Displaying table field from Jira in confluence

My JQL output contains a table as one of the fields called Milestones i.e the Milestones field contains a nested table. The JQL output looks like this in Jira 

Key                  | Milestones

ABC-123          | Num | Milestone | Date              | Update By | Updated On 

                        | 10     | Review      | 01/02/2023   | xyz             |  25/12/2022 

                        | 20    | Exit            | 01/30/2023   | xyz             |  25/12/2022 

 

ABC-456          | Num | Milestone | Date              | Update By | Updated On 

                        | 10     | Initiate     | 01/02/2023   | abcdefg     |  25/12/2022 

                        | 30     | Sign-off    | 01/02/2023  | opqrst        |  25/12/2022 

 

When I use Jira Chart/Filter macro in Confluence the output merges all of the Rows and Columns into a single cell. The output on confluence page looks like this. 

Key                  | Milestones

ABC-123          | 10 Review 01/02/2023 xyz 25/12/2022 20 Exit 01/30/2023 xyz 25/12/2022 

ABC-456          | 10 Initiate 01/02/2023 abcdefg 25/12/2022 30 Sign-off 01/02/2023 opqrst                              25/12/2022 

 

The | represents the column border. I would like know if this is by design in confluence or is it wrongly configured? I need those milestones date to appear in separate rows. Your help is highly appreciated. 

2 answers

Hi @Zeeshan Hasnain,
 

There is indeed some trouble with custom fields coming from the Jira Issues macro: tabular data, list of statuses, etc. are displayed as plain one-row text in Confluence.

Yes and that makes using things like Table Transformer even harder because the data becomes completely unstructured once brought into confluence. 

@Zeeshan Hasnain, in case of any questions or difficulties working with Table Transformer, please feel free to contact our support team

@Zeeshan Hasnain unfortunately, it's a known issue with low priority. You may try to gather more interest to the problem: CONFSERVER-55482

Hello,

 

Have you tried to add the needed columns in the display options when using the JIRA macro in Confluence?

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If this does not help you to solve your problem, could you please provide some screenshots?

 

Thank you,

 

Dorian

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