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I'm looking to add the status of an issue in the backlog like this:
I have tried a lot of settings, but i cannot seem to get it right. This is my current view of issues on the backlog:
Could someone instruct me how to do it please?
Hello @Luca Kleijweg
Welcome to the community.
Are you working with a Team Managed project or a Company Managed project?
Are you working with a Kanban board or a Scrum board?
Based on my review, the Status of the issue is automatically displayed (as you show in your image) only when you are looking at the Backlog screen for a Team Managed project's board.
If you are working with a Company Managed project, you can add the Status field to the card display by going to ... button for the board (upper right corner), selecting Board Settings, then selecting Card Layout. From there you can specify up to 3 fields to add to the card display on the Backlog screen, and three separate fields to display on the cards in the Board screen.
Fields added in that manner will be displayed on the left side of the card, not the right side.
I am in a company managed project and a scrum board.
I used to have the view you describe with the status displayed on the card. But this takes up too much space in my opinion since it doubles the ticket in height. Also i like the ability to be able to change the status on the backlog view directly.
Is there any way to achieve this on a scrum board?
No, there is not. That functionality is not available for Company Managed projects.
There is a change request you can vote on for being able to customize the default data fields displayed on cards.
There might also be a change request about allowing the status to be changed from the card, similar to the Team Managed project functionality, but I'm not sure.
Thanks @Trudy Claspill for the explanation. I have a similar need and was able to enable the left side Status using the "Card Layout" menu. The only problem the space between tasks becomes much larger and doesn't help visualization. Is there a way to have the status in the right side as priority and other symbols?
Hi, @Trudy ClaspillMine is company-managed project but got status dropdown on backlog issues. But when I tried to create company-managed project on other account the status dropdown is not available on company-managed. I wonder what's the difference between my two accounts.
The difference is likely based on the "Enhance my board and backlog" option available from the Board actions menu.
This changes available when this is enabled are relatively new feature, as described here.
In some instances this may already be rolled out as permanently enabled, while in other instances you may still have the option to turn it on or off. The permanent enablement is supposed to be rolled out near Oct. 25.
Thank you for sharing this information about the 'Enhance my board and backlog' option. I was excited to learn about this feature, but unfortunately, I haven't seen the option available in my Jira instance yet. It's good to know that it's a relatively new feature, and I hope it will be rolled out to all users soon. Looking forward to trying it out when it becomes available. Thanks again for the update!
Hello @Luca Kleijweg ,
Welcome to the Atlassian Community!!!
To enable the Kanban backlog:
For more details please have a look at: https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirasoftwareserver/configuring-columns-938845277.html#Configuringcolumns-enablingkanbanbacklog
Hope this helps!