Components - How to use Jira
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Created: 24 July 2020 || Edited: 16 September 2020
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Components are yet another way to group issues together. They don’t have any specific meaning like versions, their usage depends on the project’s organisation.
- Creating and editing
- Adding issues
Creating and editing
Creating and editing them is done from the
Components menu in the sidebar.
Creating one is done through the button on the top right (in the center if you don’t have any components) by the name of
Clicking on it presents you with a screen where you input it’s information.
A name is the only requirement. You can also add a description, a lead(er) for the component and person who gets assigned to an issue by default.
Adding an issue to a component can be done either when creating it or when viewing it.
Right under the summary, there is a place for indicating a component, named
When viewing an issue, you can add one from the
Components field to the right (you might need to first click on
Show more fields).