Editing jira issues in a grid

I am looking for a plugin that will allow me to edit searched jira issues in a grid - much like excel. Couldn't really find one in the jira market place section or on google. So question 1 - is there a plugin (free or paid) that I can use to do this.

I also looked at what it would take to create a custom plugin to support this functionality. I looked at Jira Search Request View. I was wondering if we can use this with a view that allows editing of the individual fields displayed in the search grid. I will have to figure out the details on how inline editing would work and how stuff would get saved, but at a high level does this sound plausible?

Note - This approach may sound naive, but I have no background in doing development on Jira API

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I'm afraid this is not yet possible. I've not seen a plugin that allows it either.

If there were one, I'd expect it to be like the standard issue navigator, but with inline-edit enabled on the fields. I have a memory of a discussion about this when inline-edit arrived, and I seem to remember someone from Atlassian saying that this was what they were heading towards. Although, it's really not easy - they've got the long-standing bug with the navigator not showing fields, and somehow the navigator would have to interrogate EVERY field to find out if it's editable for that project/issue-type/issue. (Of course, that's apocryphal and from my memory, so don't quote me. They could have changed direction or my memory could well be completely wrong)

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Hi guys,

With JExcel  you can edit JIRA issues in grid just like in Excel.

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.moresimp.jexcel

I hope it helped,

Regards,

Janos

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Thanks for the inputs Nic. I did find an open Jira ticket for the same functionality. But looks like its not on a priority.

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Structure plugin has some grid editing capabilities

Yes Structure plugin supports inline edit of issues in Structure widget. Please share if anybody has idea about any plugin other than Structure.

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