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Gantt color settings

These settings let you define the color that you want for those bar represents epics, tasks, etc. in the Gantt chart. You can choose what issues you want to change color using Jira’s JQL. You can learn more about JQL here.

How to create a new color setting?

For children bar

  • Input a name for your color setting in “Name” input field

  • Input a JQL query used to filter issues that will be affected by this setting in “JQL” input field

  • The next step is to choose the color by clicking on the Color picker.

  • Once you are satisfied, click on the Add button to create a new setting for Children bars.

For parent bar

You can follow similar steps when creating a color setting for children’s bars to create a setting for parent bars.

For baseline bar

Choose your preferred color for baseline by using Color picker and click on the checkmark button to change color for the baseline bar. There can be only one color for the baseline.

If you want to reset the baseline color, you can do that by clicking on the reset button. The color of the baseline color will be reset to default color after that.

For version bar

You can follow similar steps when creating a color setting for children’s bars to create a setting for version bars.

How to manage settings you’ve created?

All the settings you have created will be listed in their appropriated tab. From the list, you can edit, delete or change the setting’s priority.

Edit a setting

Click on the pencil button to start editing a setting.
Once you finished, you can click on the  button to save changes.
If you change your mind, you can click on the  button to cancel what you are editing.

Delete a setting

Click on the trash button to delete a setting. Click Yes to confirm, or No to cancel.

Once you delete a setting, you can NOT undo it. That setting is gone forever.

Change priority

To increase the priority of a setting, click on the up arrow button to increase a setting’s priority. Otherwise, click on the down arrow button to lower a setting’s priority.

Additional Help

If you have any questions please feel free to ask a member of the Atlassian community!

Add the tag "addon-jp.ricksoft.plugins.wbsgantt-for-jira" when you ask a question.

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