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Use custom dates in Advanced Roadmaps

This page refers to Advanced Roadmaps, which is a cross-project planning tool only available as part of Jira Software Cloud Premium and Enterprise.

We have a separate section for documentation about the project roadmap that’s included in all Jira Software plans. Go to the documentation for project-level roadmaps in Jira Software.


By default, Advanced Roadmaps uses due dates when scheduling issues. If you’d like to use custom dates in your plan, you need to first add the custom date field to the schemes of the projects associated with your issue sources. Learn how to configure custom fields in Advanced Roadmaps in Jira.

Once that’s been configured, you can then select your custom date in Advanced Roadmaps.

To change which dates Advanced Roadmaps uses in your plan:

  1. Select Plan settings from the left side navigation.

  2. In the Scheduling tab under the Dates section, use the drop down menus to select what to use as the start and end dates of your issues. Custom dates that you’ve already configured are listed alongside their corresponding IDs for easier identification.

On your timeline, the custom dates are marked with a lozenge D in the Date column. If your dates have S or R next to them, then your plan is inferring dates based on sprint and release assignments, which you can learn more about on the Schedule issues according to releases and Schedule issues according to sprints pages.

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