# JXL Cloud release notes

Feature change log of JXL for Jira Cloud.

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# 2024

# 7 Feb 2024

More history and smart columns

  • History column: Previous status
  • History column: Number of assignee changes, with configurable assignees
  • Smart column: Affected version release date
  • Smart column: Time since affected version release date
  • Smart column: Fix version release date
  • Smart column: Time to fix version release date

# 30 Jan 2024

Status column improvements

  • Optionally hide looped transitions from the Status cell menu

# 18 Jan 2024

More history columns

  • Date of status, with configurable status
  • Time since status, with configurable status
  • Date of status change, with configurable transition
  • Time since status changed, with configurable transition
  • Number of statuses, with configurable status
  • Number of status changes, with configurable transition

# 15 Jan 2024

More history columns

  • Time with assignee column, with configurable assignee
  • Time in status with assignee column, with configurable status and assignee
  • Time between statuses with assignee column, with configurable statuses and assignee

# 2023

# 14 Dec 2023

History columns

  • Time in status column, with configurable status
  • Time between statuses column, with configurable statuses
  • Number of updates column

# 19 Nov 2023

JQL Search Extensions columns

  • Attachment count column
  • Bugs of Epic count column
  • Bugs of Epic in Done status category count column
  • Bugs of Epic in In Progress status category count column
  • Bugs of Epic in To Do status category count column
  • Children of Epic count column
  • Children of Epic in Done status category count column
  • Children of Epic in In Progress status category count column
  • Children of Epic in To Do status category count column
  • Comment count column
  • Issue link count column
  • Stories of Epic count column
  • Stories of Epic in Done status category count column
  • Stories of Epic in In Progress status category count column
  • Stories of Epic in To Do status category count column
  • Subtask count column
  • Updated by users count column

# 2 Nov 2023

Hide and redact columns

  • Hide columns to save different column layouts in views
  • Redact columns temporarily

# 30 Oct 2023

Small improvements

  • Improvements to adding and removing columns
  • Improvements to searching in menus

# 23 Oct 2023

Full page

  • Expand your sheets to the full page for an even bigger table experience

# 3 Oct 2023

Column filtering and table search improvements

  • Choose whether ancestor and descendant issues of column filtering and table search matches stay visible in results
  • More options to format Issue links, Linked issues, and Sub-tasks cells

# 27 Sep 2023

Column filtering and table search improvements

  • Choose separately which levels of your hierarchy or structure each of your column filters and table search applies to

# 23 Sep 2023

Smart column

  • Smart column: All external comments

# 19 Sep 2023

Sheet details, sum-up style

  • View metadata and add a description to your sheets
  • Percentile sum-up style

# 12 Sep 2023

Choice of column filtering style, regular expressions search

  • Choose between column filtering styles text, number, date, date and time, time, or option filter
  • Use regular expressions in text column filtering, table search, and text conditions of conditional formatting
  • Optionally include column headers in CSV and TSV sheet exports

# 1 Sep 2023

Sheet folders

  • Organise sheets in folders by typing two forward slashes // in the sheet title to nest it in a folder
  • Additional cell format options for Issue links column

# 24 Aug 2023

Smart columns

  • Smart column: Sub-tasks progress
  • Smart column: Linked issues (as opposed to Issue links)

# 17 Aug 2023

eSign columns

  • eSign Signature export column
  • eSign Signature count column
  • eSign Signature finalised column
  • eSign Signature pending column
  • eSign Signature status count column
  • eSign Signed by column
  • eSign Signed on column

# 9 Aug 2023

More JSM columns

  • Major incident column (Jira Service Management)

# 7 Aug 2023

JPD custom fields support

  • Custom field type: Checkbox (Jira Product Discovery)
  • Custom field type: Slider (Jira Product Discovery)

# 1 Aug 2023

Configurable column header format

  • Choose from 100 colours to format both foreground and background of column headers

# 24 Jul 2023

Configurable Issue links issues cell content

  • Configure which issue link descriptions are included in Issue links columns' cells

# 18 Jul 2023

Editable Request type cells

  • Cells in Request type columns are now also editable

# 14 Jul 2023

Issue ranking

  • Drag and drop table rows to re-rank issues using Global rank fields (drag and drop to re-group and re-level also planned in future)

# 3 Jul 2023

Conditional formatting improvements

  • New lime colour shades in conditional formatting

# 28 Jun 2023

Custom fields support

  • Custom field type: Global rank

# 15 Jun 2023

Smart columns

  • Smart column: Linked issue types
  • Smart column: All commenters
  • Smart column: Parent summary

# 12 Jun 2023

Column filtering improvements, smart columns

  • You can now use a Me (current user) value in user field column filtering
  • Smart column: Date of last public activity (Jira Service Management)
  • Smart column: Time since last public activity (Jira Service Management)

# 8 Jun 2023

Smart Fields app columns

  • Smart Fields Smart text custom field column
  • Smart Fields Smart number custom field column

# 6 Jun 2023

More JSM columns

  • Request channel column (Jira Service Management)

# 5 Jun 2023

Editable Parent link cells

  • Cells in Parent link columns are now also editable

# 26 May 2023

Atlas columns

  • Atlas project key column
  • Atlas project status column

# 24 May 2023

JSM smart column, JPD columns and custom fields support

  • Smart column: Satisfaction comment (Jira Service Management)
  • Custom field type: Rating (Jira Product Discovery)
  • Custom field type: Date range (Jira Product Discovery)

# 14 May 2023

Editable Issue links cells

  • Cells in Issue links columns are now also editable

# 9 May 2023

Hierarchy visualisation improvements

  • Summary column values are now indented with tree branches according to their hierarchical depth (this can be disabled in column preferences)

# 26 Apr 2023

API method, smart column

  • JXL API v1 now offers a method to retrieve a sheet
  • Smart column: Sprint goal

# 13 Apr 2023

Collapse expand level improvements

  • In addition to the context menu actions, collapse and expand levels from a menu in the table toolbar

# 8 Apr 2023

Scope composer improvements

  • In addition to JQL queries, pick saved filters as sheet scope

# 20 Mar 2023

Dark theme

  • Choose from the original light theme that you're used to, a new higher-contrast light theme, and our beautiful new dark theme

# 10 Mar 2023

More columns

  • Issue creator column

# 3 Mar 2023

More smart columns

  • Smart column: Parent issue type
  • Smart column: Parent priority
  • Smart column: Parent status

# 27 Feb 2023

Scheme permissions, more columns

  • Manage who can view and create, edit, delete sheets via scheme permissions
  • Affected services column
  • Smart column: Number of affected services

# 23 Feb 2023

Issue linking improvements, smart columns

  • Copy and paste values in Issue links column
  • Optionally add issue summary to Issue links and Sub-tasks columns
  • Smart column: Linked issue statuses
  • Smart column: First comment visibility
  • Smart column: Last comment visibility

# 9 Feb 2023

Smart column

  • Smart column: Status changed date

# 2 Feb 2023

Multiple line text preview cards, more smart columns

  • Hover over multiple line text cells to show untruncated rich content preview cards
  • View in search action in context menu
  • Smart column: Issue link types
  • Smart column: Issue link descriptions
  • Smart column: First sprint
  • Smart column: Last sprint
  • Smart column: Active sprint
  • Smart column: Open sprint
  • Smart column: Future sprint

# 27 Jan 2023

More level visibility options

  • Option to hide child and bottom level issues without parents
  • Option to hide issues that are outside of levels

# 25 Jan 2023

Copy sheets between projects, more columns

  • Copy sheets between projects
  • Last viewed date column
  • Smart column: Time since last viewed

# 19 Jan 2023

Enhanced conditional formatting

  • Choose from 90 colours to format both foreground and background of cells and rows

# 12 Jan 2023

Smart column

  • Smart column: All comments (when exported, all comments, their authors, times and dates are included)

# 2022

# 8 Dec 2022

More smart columns

  • Smart column: Issue URL
  • Smart column: Customer portal issue URL
  • Smart column: Issue ID
  • Smart column: Project key
  • Smart column: Project ID
  • Various smart columns related to comments

# 8 Nov 2022

More smart columns

  • Smart column: Sprint status
  • Smart column: Sprint closure

# 4 Nov 2022

Empty options in date and number column filtering

  • Empty and not empty options in date and date time column filtering
  • Empty and not empty options in number, time since, and time tracking column filtering

# 26 Oct 2022

More columns, time tracking format

  • Category column
  • Configurable display format in time tracking columns

# 18 Oct 2022

Views, sheet sharing

  • Save frequently used states of features and preferences as views in sheets
  • Share sheets with views enabled with other users

# 5 Sep 2022

More column sum-ups, more smart columns

  • Sum-ups in "Time since..." columns with configurable sum-up style
  • Various smart columns related to comments

# 31 Aug 2022

Merged columns

  • Use merged columns to consolidate values from multiple individual fields from team-managed projects

# 16 Aug 2022

New issue structure preference

  • Choose whether issues can be listed multiple times in the table across the hierarchy in structures

# 11 Aug 2022

Insight custom field support

  • Custom field type: Insight objects

# 9 Aug 2022

Images column

  • Smart column: Images

# 4 Aug 2022

Conditional formatting

  • Format background colour of cells and rows if field values meet specified conditions

# 14 Jul 2022

Column freezing

  • Freeze columns on the left of the table

# 11 Jul 2022

Issue counts in groupings

  • View issue counts in grouping rows

# 13 Jun 2022

Site migration

  • Use the new migration feature to move your sheets between Jira sites

# 31 May 2022

Development information columns, smart columns

  • Number of pull requests column
  • Pull requests status column
  • Number of builds column
  • Builds status column
  • Smart column: Number of labels
  • Smart column: Number of components
  • Smart column: Number of affected versions
  • Smart column: Number of fix versions
  • Smart column: Number of sub-tasks
  • Smart column: Number of issue links
  • Smart column: Number of issues linked
  • Smart column: Number of attachments
  • Smart column: Number of comments

# 23 May 2022

Sheet API, image file viewer, not empty in select column filtering, Deep Clone integration

  • JXL Cloud API with create and delete sheet methods
  • Insitu file viewer for image attachments
  • NOT EMPTY option in select column filtering menus
  • Deep Clone for Jira integration

# 11 May 2022

Issue Checklist for Jira columns, smart columns

  • Issue Checklist for Jira Checklist column
  • Issue Checklist for Jira Checklist completed column
  • Issue Checklist for Jira Checklist progress column
  • Issue Checklist for Jira Checklist progress % column
  • Smart column: First commented by user
  • Smart column: Last commented by user

# 4 May 2022

Issue security

  • Security level column

# 2 May 2022

In-app help, column filtering improvements

  • In-app help panel
  • Select all action in column filtering menus
  • Use EMPTY keyword with logical operators in text column filtering and table search

# 26 Apr 2022

Smart columns

  • Project category column
  • Smart column: Project type
  • Smart column: Project configuration type

# 23 Mar 2022

Smart column

  • Smart column: Time to due date

# 21 Mar 2022

Field sum-ups

  • Sum up table contents
  • Sum up groupings
  • Add sum-up levels to custom issue structures

# 2 Mar 2022

Global permission, smart columns

  • Manage who can make bulk changes to issues in sheets
  • Smart column: Date of first comment
  • Smart column: Date of last comment

# 23 Feb 2022

Smart columns

  • Smart column: Time since status changed
  • Smart column: Time between created and resolved
  • Smart column: Last updated by user
  • Smart column: Last update action
  • Smart column: Number of sprints
  • Smart column: Attachments size

# 21 Feb 2022

Issue grouping, Easy Agile Programs columns

  • Group issues by field values
  • In addition to hierarchy levels, use grouping levels in custom issue structures
  • Easy Agile Program column
  • Easy Agile Program increment column
  • Level-specific column filtering preference now also applies to the table search

# 8 Feb 2022

Global permissions, read-only columns

  • Manage who can view and create, edit, delete sheets via global permissions
  • Optionally make columns read-only in your sheets

# 3 Feb 2022

Custom fields support

  • Custom field type: Single version select menu
  • Custom field type: Multiple version select menu
  • Custom field type: Readonly plain text

# 2021

# 28 Dec 2021

Expand/collapse levels

  • Expand and collapse entire levels from the context menu when issue hierarchy is enabled

# 23 Dec 2021

Relative date column filtering

  • Filter date and time columns relative to now (e.g. today, or from yesterday to X days from now, etc.)

# 16 Dec 2021

Hierarchy level filtering and level-specific column filtering

  • Hide issues without children in hierarchies
  • Control which hierarchy levels column filtering applies to

# 10 Dec 2021

Row numbers

  • Optionally add row numbers for easier referencing of table positions in meetings

# 6 Dec 2021

Rename columns

  • Change the heading of table columns in your sheets

# 29 Nov 2021

Advanced search syntax with logical operators

  • Use logical operators (OR, AND, NOT), grouping (parentheses) and exact phrasing (quotation marks) in text column filtering and table search field

# 24 Nov 2021

Custom field support

  • Custom field type: Projects

# 23 Nov 2021

Adaptable sheets

  • Open sheets with an adapted scope and title using URL parameters

# 22 Nov 2021

Time tracking formats, expand/collapse all issues

  • Time tracking columns now observe Jira display format and default unit settings
  • Expand and collapse issues actions in context menu when issue hierarchy is enabled

# 17 Nov 2021

Custom issue hierarchy

  • Create custom structures based on Advanced Roadmaps parent linkage, issue links, and more

# 4 Oct 2021

Sheet starring

  • You can now pin your favourite sheets in the sheets directory and sheets menu by starring them

# 1 Oct 2021

Sheets browsing improvements

  • Switch between recent and alphabetical sorting in sheets directory and sheets menu

# 28 Sep 2021

SLA columns

  • Table columns for Jira Service Management SLA time fields

# 23 Sep 2021

Issue hierarchy

  • Group issues by hierarchical relationships (Advanced Roadmaps issue levels also coming soon)

# 3 Sep 2021

Special Notes column

  • Add issue notes that are visible in the context of the sheet you add them to (not a Jira field)

# 26 Aug 2021

Editable Epic link cells

  • Cells in Epic link columns are now also editable

# 3 Aug 2021

Notifications switch and more granular sheet permissions

  • Toggle email notifications of issue changes in sheets (needs administrator permission)
  • You now need Edit Issues permission in a project to create, edit, delete sheets

# 27 Jul 2021

Faster column editing

  • More lightweight Add column dialog for snappier sheet editing

# 20 Jul 2021

Inline create issues in sheets

  • Hover over the row handles on the left of the table to create an issue
  • Choose "Create issue below" in the cell context menu to create an issue
  • Use keyboard shortcut Cmd+Shift+C (macOS) or Ctrl+Shift+C (Windows, Linux) to create an issue

# 8 Jul 2021

Epic link column improvements

  • Epic Link cells now show the name and colour of the epic

# 29 Jun 2021

Row handles, time columns, custom field column header abbreviation

  • Row handles
  • Click row or column headers to select whole rows or columns
  • Status category changed date column
  • Resolved date column
  • Smart column: Time since created
  • Smart column: Time since updated
  • Smart column: Time since status category changed
  • Smart column: Time since resolved
  • Column headers with long custom field names now get a smart abbreviation when needed

# 14 Jun 2021

Context menu, more JSM columns

  • New context menu for cell selections
  • Start Jira bulk editing for selected issues
  • Request type column (Jira Service Management)
  • Request language column (Jira Service Management)
  • Satisfaction column (Jira Service Management)
  • Satisfaction date column (Jira Service Management)

# 9 Jun 2021

Sheet directory page, more JSM columns, cascading select custom field support

  • New sheet directory page accessible from the Jira header navigation
  • Custom field type: Cascading select menu
  • Request participants column (Jira Service Management)
  • Approvers column (Jira Service Management)

# 31 May 2021

Save as new sheet, Votes, Watchers, Tempo columns, more custom fields support

  • Ability to save sheet as a new sheet
  • Ability to clear all sorting, filtering, sheet search from the status bar
  • Overdue date values in the Due date column now appear red
  • Votes column
  • Watchers column
  • Tempo team column
  • Tempo account column
  • Custom field type: Multiple user select menu
  • Custom field type: Single and multiple user select menus (next-gen projects)
  • Custom field type: Single group select menu
  • Custom field type: Multiple group select menu

# 17 May 2021

Sheet export

  • Sheet export to XLSX, CSV, TSV files

# 10 May 2021

Comments and Status category columns

  • Comments column
  • Customer conversation column (Jira Service Management)
  • Status category column

# 3 May 2021

Column filtering, Advanced Roadmaps columns

  • Number-based column filtering
  • Date-based column filtering
  • Date and time-based column filtering
  • Time tracking value-based column filtering
  • Flagged option-based column filtering
  • Parent link column (Advanced Roadmaps)
  • Target start date column (Advanced Roadmaps)
  • Target end date column (Advanced Roadmaps)
  • Team column (Advanced Roadmaps)

# 28 Apr 2021

Column filtering

  • Field value-based column filtering

# 21 Apr 2021

Attachments column, more custom fields support, more performance, issue dialog

  • Attachments column
  • Custom field type: Multiple line plain text
  • Custom field type: Multiple choice select menu
  • Custom field type: Date and time
  • Custom field type: Checkboxes
  • Custom field type: Radio buttons
  • Custom field type: Single user select menu (classic projects)
  • Custom field type: Labels
  • Issue dialog
  • Performance improvements

# 13 Apr 2021

Column filtering, performance, more custom fields support

  • String-based column filtering for text fields
  • Performance improvements
  • Custom field type: URL
  • Custom field type: Date

# 8 Apr 2021

Custom fields support

  • Custom field type: Single line plain text
  • Custom field type: Single choice select menu
  • Custom field type: Number

# 29 Mar 2021

Initial public release

  • Multiple sheets per project
  • Easy-to-use JQL composer for sheet scope editing
  • Add, remove and re-arrange table columns
  • Search in sheet
  • Column sorting
  • Column resizing
  • Support for most standard fields, time tracking fields, and Jira Software fields
  • Keyboard commands and navigation
  • Select, copy and paste single or multiple cells
  • Undo and redo cell changes
  • Status bar for cell range calculations and more
  • Next-gen project compatibility
Updated: 6 Feb 2024