Jira - Add a JQL field inside an issue

Hello Community,

I admit I am lost when it comes to my question.

I am attempting to display a JQL result inside an issue in Jira.

Just as one can add customfields to an issue I would like to add the results of a JQL search inside an issue in Jira.

My Use-Case is having a sub-task and somehow displaying all issues of a type I call (test plans). These issues do not necessarily belong to this sub-task. But nevertheless I would like to display them inside the issue itself. It is for tracking purposes. I am aware this can be put into a dashboard of some sort, but the use-case is displaying them inside the issues themselves that way the users do not need to click around since there is crucial information displayed in these sub-tasks themselves.

I searched online for any guidance but found none.

I would greatly appreciate any help/guidance on this item!

Thank you for your time!!


2 answers

1 vote
Maarten Cautreels Community Champion Aug 31, 2017

Hi Roberto,

I think this plugin could help you achieve what you are looking for: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/ru.mail.jira.plugins.lf.queryfields/server/overview

I don't have any experience with the plugin but the reviews seem to be positive. 

Let us know if it helped.



Hello @Maarten Cautreels,

Thank you for your response, I appreciate it.

i took a look at the Plugin.

this plugin seem so to display JQL response but only the issue name/key in a custom field of type select list. Would you know of a plugin that allows a table to be displayed?

ideally I would like to display the issue, issue key, issue priority, issue status, issue assigne.

is this something that can be achieved?


0 vote

@Maarten Cautreels (Belgium) is our JQL guru -- Maarten, do you happen to know this?

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Tuesday in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

220 views 1 18
Join discussion

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