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Last updated Mar 20, 2018

Scopes

This page provides information about the Scopes.

A scope is a set of fields which will be used during the process of creating an issue from a template. In order to apply a template into an issue, i.e. copy values from template’s fields and e.g. substitute variables, the fields has to be in a scope. The same applies to sub-tasks.

Adding a new scope

Steps

To add a new scope:

  1. Go to the Settings under your Templates repository project.
  2. Click Issue Templates on the bottom of the list.
  3. Click Scopes tab.
  4. Click Add in the left column, under scopes.

    Issue Templates for Jira Cloud: Adding a new scope
    Adding a new scope
    New modal called Add scope appears. Type Scope name.

  5. Press Add.

    Issue Templates for Jira Cloud: Adding a new scope
    Adding a new scope

Result

A new scope is added.

Issue Templates for Jira Cloud: New scope is added
New scope is added

Adding fields to the scope

Steps

To add a field to the scope:

  1. Make sure that you are under your Templates repository project in tab Scopes.
    On the left column on the screen there are your scopes and on the right - fields assigned to the scopes.

  2. Select a scope by clicking on it.

  3. Click the drop-down menu and choose a field, which you want to add to the scope.

  4. Click Add.

Issue Templates for Jira Cloud: Adding fields to the scope
Adding fields to the scope

Result

Selected field is added to the scope.

Issue Templates for Jira Cloud: Selected field is added to the scope
Selected field is added to the scope

Default scope

When a new template is created, it will be configured to use the default scope. Also template’s name will be taken form issue’s summary. The default scope cannot be deleted, but you can choose any scope to serve as the default scope.

Steps

To configure default scope:

  1. Click More icon.
  2. Select Set as default.
Issue Templates for Jira Cloud: Setting scope as default
Setting scope as default

Result

Selected scope is now configured as default.

Issue Templates for Jira Cloud: Default scope
Default scope
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