Learn how to set up Jira Software Cloud and integrate it with other products and applications.
Learn how to configure your Jira Software Cloud company-managed projects to suit your agile development processes.
Learn how to create, search, and work with issues in software projects, manage your profile, and more.
Learn how to get started, enable features, and manage and administer team-managed projects.
Search for issues, navigate to your work, use advanced search, and work with your search results.
Plan and view work across multiple teams, projects, and releases with Advanced Roadmaps.
This page refers to the timeline view in Jira Software and not Advanced Roadmaps, the cross-project planning tool only available as part of Jira Software Cloud Premium and Enterprise.
Unless otherwise noted, the timeline view in Jira Software is the same for both company-managed and team-managed projects.
Dependencies, also called Issue Links in other parts of Jira, allow you to show the order in which issues need to be done. If there’s a dependency between two issues, one must be finished before the next can begin.
In order to use this feature, a Jira admin needs to enable issue linking. The timeline can only show issues with the Blocks issue link type. Learn how to enable issue linking.
To get an in-depth view of an issue’s dependencies, select the dependency line or the link icon on the timeline view. This window also shows dependencies between child issues, even when the parent is collapsed on your timeline. In the event of overlapping dates, the dependency link turns red, signaling the potential for delay or risk:
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