Table Grid Editor for Jira Cloud (Update 1.7)


Table Grid Editor Jira Cloud

The Table Grid Editor is a Jira add-on allowing you to add spreadsheet-like tables and lists in an issue.

This add-on can be used for a wide variety of use cases. Like for example, lists, surveys, onboarding activities, component/version tracking, quote-line items, employee history and much more.

Here you can see an example of a table grid added to an issue in Jira Cloud:

Table Grid Editor

Note, learn more about Jira in our Intuitive Jira Guide for Users (2018)

For 4 years straight we have been receiving massive positive response for this app on how it really improves Jira functionality. Thank you if you were one of them by the way!

But you could only get the app for Jira Server. That’s no longer the case. 6 months ago we’ve released Table Grid Editor for Jira Cloud and made lots of UI-improvements in the process.

But since our Table Grid Editor for cloud is still pretty new, the amount of available features was still lacking. That’s why we’re working day and night to make our cloud version as feature-rich as the Table Grid Editor for server. And I can honestly say, that with this latest release we have taken another big step towards achieving this goal.

Here are the latest features we’ve added with the last update of the Table Grid Editor for Jira Cloud 1.7.

1. JQL Optimization

Assume you are using the grid for tracking expense notes, and you want to locate all issues with unapproved expenses.  With the improved JQL functionality delivered in this release, finding these issues is straightforward.

We’ve simplified the JQL functionality and made it more user friendly.

We have also improved the search functionality by adding the Indexing of the existing grid data.

JQL Jira

For example: A user had a grid configuration and is already adding some grid information to 5 issues. Let’s say the user wants to find the issue based on the data in the grid using the Jira JQL search.

For this, he’ll create a Table Grid Cloud JQL search configuration. Before the indexing feature release he could find the issues only after editing or adding the information to the grid.

Now he is able to perform indexing to add the JQL information to the already existing issue with the grid.

So now it does not matter when the JQL configuration was created. The users will be able to find all the issues that match the JQL configuration.

2. Aggregation of Calculated Value

With this release you will also be able to add the aggregation functions to the formula column type.

For example:
A user created 3 columns:
– Column ‘Hour rate’ (integer) and ‘Worked hours’ (number)
– Column ‘Salary’ has a formula column type that calculates first and the second column values

You will be able to get the summary result of all values in column Salary in the very bottom of the column.


Table Grid Editor Aggregations in Jira issue


3. Additional Features Table Grid Editor for Jira Cloud

The above features were the key updates for our latest release of the Table Grid Editor for Jira Cloud 1.7.

However, in case you missed it, here is another overview of some other important features released in our previous updates.

A high variety of rich column types

table grid editor column types

Intuitively calculate & aggregate columns

Caluclate & aggregate columns in Jira

Intuitive spreadsheet interface with keyboard support

Intuitive table grid for jira Cloud

Rearrangement options for tables, columns and rows

Rearrange columns in Jira issues Table Grid Editor

Embeds for Jira and Jira Service Desk

Embed Table Grid in Jira Service Desk


Add multiple tables in one issue

Multibe Tables or lists inside one Jira issue

One grid over multiple projects

Table Grid over multiple projects

Data-filtering within tables

Filtering data table grid in Jira issue

Column default configuration capabilities

Column default configuration in Jira

Column required value

Jira require value for table grid

Try out the Table Grid Editor

We’re really excited about this latest release. And we’ll be working hard to keep up the high pace of new features rolling out.

But I’d like to know what you think.

If you haven’t already, you can try out the Table Grid Editor completely free:

Have you had a chance to try out the Table Grid Editor for Jira Cloud? What did you think? Are there any improvement you would like to see added in the future?

Or are you using the app for Jira Server? Let us know what your thoughts are and how we can further meet your business needs. Leave a comment below!

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