Create and edit issues and subtasks on the calendar

Before you begin

You’ll need the:

  • Create Issues project permission for the issue's relevant project to create issues and subtasks.

  • Edit Issues project permission for the issue's relevant project to edit issues and subtasks.

Learn more about project permissions.

Create an issue on the calendar

To create an issue on the calendar:

  1. Select the date the issue will be due on the calendar. This will automatically become the due date of the issue.

  2. Fill out the issue details. Learn more.

  3. Once you've entered the issue details, select Create. The issue will be added to your project and visible on the calendar and in other views. 

alt="Creating an issue in the calendar view."

Learn how to create an issue anywhere in Jira.

View and edit issues in more detail on the calendar

To view an issue in more detail on the calendar:

  1. Select the issue you want to edit.

  2. The issue view will open, where you can view and edit its description, status, assignee, and other information in more detail.

alt="Editing an issue in the calendar board view."

Learn more about editing issues.

Tasks and subtasks

Break down tasks into smaller subtasks in your list view. Subtasks are smaller tasks that relate to the task's overarching objective.

You can create subtasks if your business project has subtasks as a default issue type.

Learn how to add a subtask as an issue type.

To create a subtask, you'll need to:

  1. Select which task you’d like to create a subtask for. The issue view will open, where you can view more details about that task.

  2. Select Create subtask

  3. Enter a summary of what needs to be done for this subtask.

  4. Select Create, or press enter.

alt="Adding a subtask in the issue modal."
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