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Integrate whiteboards into your Atlassian workflow

Confluence whiteboards are in beta. Reach out to your Product admin to enable this feature. Explore further details about Confluence whiteboards here.

Embed your whiteboard in other products, move ideas to Jira, and create or import Jira issues.

Embed your entire whiteboard into Jira, Confluence, and Trello

Example of a whiteboard embedded

Easily embed ideas and add visualization to your workflows by embedding a whiteboard Smart Link to project posters, product roadmaps, kanban boards, and more.

Move ideas from your whiteboard into Jira issues and Confluence pages

If you’re not looking to showcase your entire whiteboard somewhere else, simply take the ideas you need or want with you to your other products. Be it after brainstorming, or a retro - get things happening by copying text, sticky notes, or shapes into a Confluence page or a Jira issue description.

  1. Select the sticky notes, text boxes, or shapes you want to copy.

  2. Use Cmd + c / Ctrl + c.

  3. Go to any plain text editor where you want this content to be.

  4. Use Cmd + v / Ctrl + v.

Copying sticky notes from a whiteboard into another app

Import Jira issues onto a whiteboard

You can import Jira issues onto a whiteboard in two ways: Copy and paste the link to a Jira issue onto your whiteboard, or use the Jira issue import dialog. This works for the cloud versions of Jira Software, Jira Work Management, Jira Service Management, and Jira Product Discovery.

Importing Jira issues to a whiteboard

The Jira issue import dialog lets you search for and insert single or multiple Jira issues into your whiteboard. You can use a simple plain text search or more advanced Jira Query Language (JQL) to find issues. Learn more about searching with JQL

Use plain text search in the dialog:

  1. Enter your query into the search field.

  2. Select as many issues from the list as you would like to import.

  3. Select Import issues.

Use JQL search in the dialog:

  1. Select JQL near the search bar.

  2. Enter your JQL query in the search field.

  3. Select as many issues from the list as you would like to import.

  4. Select Import issues.

Create Jira issues from your whiteboard

Quickly turn sticky notes or shapes into single or multiple Jira issues - be it in Jira Software, Jira Work Management, Jira Service Management, or Jira Product Discovery. This will help take ideas in a whiteboard and turn them into actionable work items in Jira.

Creating a Jira issue from a sticky note

To turn a sticky or shape into a Jira issue:

  1. Select a sticky or shape with text inside it.

  2. Select + Create a Jira issue from the floating toolbar.

  3. Select a site, project, and issue type from the options in the picker. Note that the required input fields will update depending on the project and issue you select.

  4. Fill in all required fields, then select Create.

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