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Group issues on your Advanced Roadmaps timeline

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.


Advanced Roadmaps lets you group issues on your timeline according to assignees, projects, component, teams, sprints, release, and labels. You can also group by custom fields that have been added to your plan.

To change how issues are grouped:

  1. Navigate to the View settings menu of your plan.

  2. Find the the dropdown menu labeled Group by, then select how you want to group your issues.

    1. If you group by component or label, select + Create group. Enter a name, and then start typing to find the components or labels to add to the group.

Before you can group by labels and components, they must be configured in Advanced Roadmaps.

Any issues that don’t have a value in the selected field (for instance, no team is assigned to an issue, and you group by team) will be in the Unassigned swimlane at the bottom of your plan.

When grouping by sprint

Sprints that are shared by multiple teams will have a swimlane for each team and the capacity shown will for each specific one. Advanced Roadmaps will automatically roll up values to the parent task.

When grouping by release

Releases are ordered by release date. Those without dates, are at the bottom of the plan.

When grouping by custom field

The custom field types that can be used when grouping issues on your timeline are:

  • single-select

  • multi-select

  • user picker

  • label

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