Jira administrators can adjust a number of Structure "defaults", settings that apply when the user does not specify a more specific request or option.

Initial Configuration

When Structure is installed, the defaults are configured as follows:

System Default Structure


Project Default Structure


Default Views Menu

Preinstalled views: Basic, Planning, Tracking, Triage, Entry (on all pages)

Default View

Basic View

Auto-switch (Issue Page)

Structure with the displayed issue.

Auto-switch (Project Page)

Off - Show the last viewed structure.

Keep structure when navigating

On - When going from structure widget to an issue page, show the same structure.

Auto-minimize Structure Panel

On - Structure panel is initially minimized if the issue is not in the structure.