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How do I create sample data?

I'm following the instructions listed in the Documentation for "Explore a sample project" but I don't see an option to Create sample data. Did the UI Change? Am I looking at an older documentation?

Here are the steps I'm following:

  1. Go to Project>Create project
  2. Click on "Select Classic"
  3. Set Name to "Sample Project" and template to "Scrum" (I don't see an option to create sample data)
  4. Click Create (I don't see an option to create sample data)
  5. New project is created and automatically takes me to an empty Kanban Board titled Active Sprint. But I don't see and option to create sample data here either.

What am I missing?


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Hi @Daniel Vaca,

The functionality is available, but it is in a weird place to say the least. From any existing project, navigate to the Boards list and select Create Board from the menu. You will be offered this dialog screen:

Screenshot 2021-04-12 at 16.54.27.pngThe blue links are what you are looking for. They will create a project with the associated board of your choice AND sample data.

Hope this helps! 

Is this now out-dated information?  It doesn't appear as explained here. Thanks.

Like Eric Munro likes this

New as you.

Have founding to this option for an hour, and finally. Hope this helps.

2022-01-17 10_41_42-SSP board - Agile Board - Jira.png

Like Andy Crowther likes this

For some reason I missed that it was under,

->"Your work"
/-> "Boards"
//-> "View all boards"

And that let me on a wild goose chase on the internet, strongly recommend to follow the previous guides. Once you land on the "View all boards" page, you have a "Create board" on the top right, only if you create boards from here you seem to have the option to add sample data.

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