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This article helps you to create your first grid.

The grid is a custom field of type Grid Custom Field.

Follow these steps to create your first grid:

1. Add a Grid Custom Field

    • In your JIRA administration navigate to Issues - Custom fields - Add custom field
    • Select a Field Type as Grid Custom Field form the list

    • Add the field name and description
    • Associate the field to the appropriate screens
    • The field has been successfully created with the default configuration. 

      You can see the grid under Add-ons - Table Grid -Grids tab in your JIRA administration.

  1. 2. Configure the grid (Edit Grid Field) 

    Once you've created the grid field, you can proceed to the configuration under Custom Fields - Select your grid field - Configure - Edit Grid Field. 

    Where you can add columns to your grid, specify grid general settings and connect external data sources to your grid.


    If you want to have multiple contexts for one Grid Custom Field, configure every grid context separately.
    You can do that under Custom Fields - Select your grid field - Configure -Select desired context - Edit Grid Field. 

    To find the list of grids navigate to Add-ons - Table Grid - Grids. You can also add, remove and edit the grid from here.   

    3. Add data to the grid 

    Once the columns are configured you can populate the grid with data. 
    By default, the text/string column values are aligned left and number/integer column values are aligned right.
    Following options are available:

Congratulations! You've just created your first grid. 

Below you can see how the grid looks on the issue view.

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