Jira Quick Start Guide

Planyway setup

Open the main menu. In the top-left corner, click the Jira home icon

Click Jira settings → Apps → Find new apps → Planyway → Try it for free/Start trial

Open the Planyway

To start using Planyway click on the Planyway button in the Project menu.

Planyway appearance

Planyway appearance depends on the type of project template that your team use: Kanban or Scrum.

Scrum view

Scrum view displays Jira issues by sprints organized with member lanes. You can drag and drop issues from backlog to the particular sprint and member to plan it.

Kanban view

Kanban view displays Jira issues by days, weeks, months and quarters with member lanes. You can drag and drop issues from your kanban board to the particular time and member to plan it. 

Gantt view

Gantt view displays Jira issues by days, weeks, months, quarters or sprints without splitting by member lanes. You can drag and drop issues from your board to a particular time or sprint to plan it. 

Create and edit plans

Create an issue

There are several ways to add a new issue to Planyway: 

  • Click on any place on the Timeline to create a new issue
  • Click “+ Add issue” on the Issues Panel
  • Drag and drop issues from the Issues Panel to the Timeline

You can configure issues by clicking on them.

Select multiple issues

To move more than one issue, hold down the Ctrl key as you click each issue. Then, drag and drop the issues where you want them.

Add sprint (for Scrum teams)

Click the “Add sprint” button in the top-right corner to create a new sprint. Set up sprint name, dates and goal.

Add milestone (for Kanban teams)

Open the menu in the middle of the Planyway Calendar navigation bar and select “Milestones” to show Milestone lane. 

Click on any day in the Milestone lane to add new milestone or create a new issue with the Milestone type

Apply filters

Click the “Filter” button in the top-right corner and choose a filter type. Issues that don’t match the filter will be hidden from view. 

Edit sprint view

Edit sprint

To edit the sprint right-click sprint name. Then choose “Edit sprint”.

Hide closed sprints

Click “View settings”  in the top-right corner of Planyway. Then, uncheck "Closed sprints".

Edit Kanban view

Change an issue’s duration

To change an issue’s duration, drag its edge to the right or left.     

Change scales

To choose the day, week, month, quarter or year scale use the “Scale in” and “Scale out” buttons in the middle of the Planyway Calendar navigation bar. Scales change automatically while you clicking these buttons.

Show week numbers

Click “View settings”  in the top-right corner of Planyway. Then, check "Week numbers."

Hide weekends

Click “View settings”  in the top-right corner of Planyway. Then, uncheck "Weekends."

Edit Issues panel

Change view

Switch from the kanban view to the list view for issues




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