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Add colors to cards on your board

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You can add colors to cards on your board to help your team identify issues easily. You can assign colors to cards based on request types, issue types, priorities, assignees, or Jira Query Language (JQL) queries.

You must be a Jira admin, project admin or board admin to add colors to cards.

  1. From your board select More actions (), then Configure board.

  2. Select Card colors in the settings menu.

  3. From the Select method dropdown list, select your desired method.

    1. If you select Queries, select Add card color.

    2. Select a color and enter a JQL query.

    3. Select Add color.

Examples using JQL

All issues that are due in the next 24 hours:

1 due <= "24h"

All issues due by the end of month:

1 duedate > endOfMonth()

Change card colors

Once you've chosen a method, you can change the colors for each type of card.

  1. Select the color you want to change.

  2. Choose a new color.


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