Why are the views/settings different when I use Board View vs Project View

I have one Project, Documentation.

When I click the header, Project, and select it I get a view that doesn't allow me to enter board settings, everything looks washed out, and is entiled just, BOARD.

When I use the header and select, Board, I get a much more detailed view with board settings but no project settings.

When I view all boards there is only one DOC board, and the same thing when I view projects.

 

This is what I'm seeing. The top picture is Board view, the bottom Project view 

 

Doc Board 2.PNGdoc board.PNG

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Note the titles of the board.  Your first picture is of a Kanban board, provided by JIRA Software, and it's a board that has been told to look at your project.  Users who do not have access to JIRA Software will not have a boards menu.

Your second board is a project board.  These belong to Core projects in JIRA Cloud and are a very simple implementation compared with Kanban/Scrum boards.

There's no harm in using both.

Oh that makes sense. So all I have to do is change the project type to software and the two will become synonymous. 

Thanks for your help! 

No problem.  Yes, swapping it to Software should make your Kanban board become the "board" in the project summary.

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