Can anybody think how I can customize default Kanban columns so each of them corresponds to the particular assignee and displays all of the tasks assigned to him? Thank you.
Hi @Bogdan Savchenko welcome to the Atlassian community forum.
To proceed with the settings, you must be a "Board admin" or "project admin".
In the Kanban board, you can sort the column as per the assignee by configuring the swimlanes.
Path: Jira login>> Select the project >> On top right side click ... and choose board settings>> Choose Swimlanes tab.
Here is the documentation about the configuration that will help you:
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Kanban columns are representative of status. The only way you can make a column look like it is by assignee is by having a workflow that has status representing each possible assignee (which would no longer represent a process, making the issue tracking pretty useless)
You can slice up a board by rows though, look to the "swimlane" configuration and setting that to "assignee" - each assignee will then have a swimlane to themselves with only their issues in the lane.
Or maybe look to something like Comala Canvas for grid views of your issues (not boards)
Assignee is a coded swimlane setting, like Story, Epic and Project, but you can also use "Queries" to define swimlanes. If you change from Assignee to Queries, you'll be presented with a list of name/query/description lines that you can add as many as you'd like to.
So, you could easily do swimlanes like:
I've deliberately included Alice in the second query to show something people often misunderstand about swimlanes.
Those two lines will give you three lanes containing:
The thing people often misunderstand is that a card can (rightly) only appear on a board once. The swimlane queries are executed top to bottoms, so if a card appears in swimlane 1, even if it would be selected by the query in swimlane 2, it won't be in lane 2. (Or "others" either)
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