Filter, search, and customize the cards on your board

All users with access to the project can:

  • Filter their issues

  • Search on the board

Filter the board

Select Filter to filter issues on your board. Learn how to use filters

Search on the board

Use keywords from your issue summary, or description to search in the board view. Enter the keyword and all issues containing those keywords will be shown. You can also search by entering the whole issue key.

Expand or collapse board columns

There are two ways you can expand or collapse columns on your board. In the column you’d like to expand or collapse, select the expand or collapse icon next to the column heading.

Another way you can expand or collapse columns on your board is to:

  1. Select More at the top right of your board view.

  2. Select Expand all columns or Collapse all columns.

Customize the cards on your board

You can customize the cards shown on your board to see the information that’s most important to you. You can choose to see as much or as little information on the cards of your issues on the board.

You can customize the board cards to see the following fields, and any other custom fields you’ve set up for your project:

  • Key

  • Type

  • Assignee

  • Due date

  • Subtasks (if your project has subtasks as a default issue type)

  • Priority

  • Labels

  • Category (new projects only)

To adjust what information you view for the cards on the board, you can:

  1. Select More at the top-right of your screen in the board view

  2. Select Customize cards

  3. Choose what values you’d like visible on your cards by selecting or deselecting the field you’d like to view. The fields of the cards will automatically adjust on your board.

Custom fields on your board

The custom fields available are:

  • Short text

  • Date picker

  • Date time picker

  • Single select

  • Select List (multiple choices)

  • Number

  • People field (team-managed project only)

  • Single user picker (company-managed project only)

  • Multi user picker (company-managed project only)

For company-managed projects, only Jira admins can add custom fields. Learn more about creating custom fields for your company-managed project. These are usually fields that your Jira admin will need to configure and enable in your Jira settings. Learn more about how to configure a custom field.

For team-managed projects, only project admins can add custom fields. Learn more about how to create custom fields in team-managed projects.

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