Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

No option to remove a swimlane

A project manager has asked us to remove the bottom swimlane. However unlike the others there is no option to 'Delete' in the grey box.

The swimlane has a name and description but nothing in JQL.

 

Any ideas why this is?

Thanks all

2 answers

2 accepted

6 votes
Answer accepted
John Funk Community Leader Jan 13, 2022

Hi Ross,

There is always one swim lane on every board that you cannot control. That is to ensure that all cards matching the board filter show somewhere on the board. 

If no cards meet any query of any of the other swimlanes above it, it will land in this "default" swimlane. 

3 votes
Answer accepted

@Ross Brook welcome to the Atlassian Community!

Are you talking about a swimlane in an Agile board, kanban or scrum?

How are the swimlanes defined in the Board Configuration? By Epic, Query, ...?

It would be useful to have a screenshot of the board (configuration).

Thanks,

Dave

Hi Dave, it in a Kanban and they are defined as queries.
On the right i just dont have the option to remove it.Screenshot 2022-01-13 at 15.39.06.png

Thanks Ross, the name of the bottom query is not visible, but as @John Funk  also replied, the basic swimlane cannot be deleted.

Like John Funk likes this

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Jira

Do you use Jira Cloud with Microsoft Teams?

Hi, Jira users! Do you use Jira alongside Microsoft Teams? We want to hear how you’ve used the power of Jira Cloud and Microsoft Teams (via the Jira Cloud for Microsoft Teams app) to achieve a team...

382 views 1 6
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you