Customizing the Planning Board (filtering/excluding Issues)

Does anybody knows, if it's possible to "hide" or "exclude" issues (for example of a certain component or certain user) from the Planning Board?

We want to use Greenhooper/Scrum in our Softwaredevelopment Project. The developers should only focus on their Technical Tasks. Everthing else (like quality assurance-/ project-management-/ configuration- and other supporting-processes-tasks/issues) should not be visible for them. To be able to track this kind of issues, I'd create special Jira Components.

To do our Release Planning, we want to use the Greenhoppers Planning Board. But the Planning Board automatically shows ALL issues of the project. With hundreds of tasks it might become very confusing.

I mean I can filter the view to show only issues of one component and/or user, but - so far I have seen - it's impossible show all Issues of all components/users (except a component, like "project management task" or "organizational tasks").

Thanks in advance

3 answers

1 accepted

1 votes


You can do this using Contexts.



Hi Johannes,

Yes, you can do this by configuring the Context to exclude certain issue types or components.

Thank you.

Nicholas Muldoon

Thanks a lot. That's what I was looking for.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Teodora [Botron]
Published Thursday in Marketplace Apps

Jira Inferno: The Nine Circles of Jira Administration Hell

If you spend enough time as a Jira admin - whether you are managing a single, mid-sized instance, a large enterprise one or juggling multiple instances at once - you will eventually find yourself in ...

748 views 5 17
Read article

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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot