This documentation relates to an older version 2.8 of the Structure Plugin for JIRA. View the current documentation home.

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Every structure has the following parameters:

Name (required)

Name is used to identify the structure in the drop-downs like the Structure menu in the top navigation bar.


Used to describe the meaning of the structure to the users.


The user who has created the structure. You can't change the owner.


Define who can view, edit or configure the structure. See Structure Permissions for details.

Require Edit Issue Permission flag

When Require Edit Issue permission on parent issue to rearrange sub-issues flag is set, additional permission constraints are applied to figure out what changes the user is allowed to make. See Structure Permissions for details.

You can specify structure details when Creating New Structures and when Editing Structure Details.