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This article describes the column types available in the grid.

String

Use this column type to enter a single line of text. By default the text is aligned left.


Textarea

Use this type to add plain text, including paragraphs. The column is available for JQL search. You can set a maximum number of characters in the column configuration. To add a new paragraph in the table cell, please use Ctrl+Enter hotkey. 

By default the text is aligned left.

To add a custom formatting use the Wiki Markup. Check how to format text in textarea column for more details.

Single Select List

Use this type to represent a drop-down list of options with single choice. There are static and dynamic options; you can combine them in one column.

You can configure dynamic options using an external data source

Multi Select List

Use this type to represent a list of options where you can pick multiple choices. There are static and dynamic options; you can combine them in one column.

You can configure dynamic options using an external data source


Integer

Use this type to store plane integer number. The values for the Integer column type should be in range from -2147483648 to 2147483647, inclusive. By default the text is aligned right.


Number

Use this type to store number fields with a decimal. The largest positive finite value of type double is (2-2-52)·21023.

By default the text is aligned right.



Checkbox

Use this type to display a checkbox. By default the checkbox is not set. This type uses boolean values. 


Userlist

Use this type to select a JIRA User from a dropdown list.  A cell displays User avatar alongside with the User display name.

Date

Use this type to store date data. You can set custom format or select the predefined presets based on locale. The default format is set to 'L'.  



DateTime

Use this type to store date and time data. You can set custom format or select the predefined date and time presets based on locale. The default format for is set to 'L' for date and 'hh: mm A' for time.


Time

Use this column to store time data. You can set custom format or select the predefined presets based on locale. The default format is set to 'hh: mm A'.


Formula

Allows executing formula expression written in JavaScript.  Displays a result of the formula specified in the column configuration. 

Sequence 

Use this type to set an auto-countable column. Usually used to count the table rows. You can set a step size in the column configuration.

Default step is set to 1. You can use this column type in JQL search. 

Attachment

Use this type to add an attachment to your grid. A cell displays icons of the files alongside with the name of the attached file. You can add any type of the file to the Attachment column type.

Once the file is added, it automatically appears in Attachments section of your Jira issue as well as in the drop-down list of attachments.

It is not possible to add the Attachments as a default value as well as on 'Create issue' screen.


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