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Colors for


JIRA provides JQL-based color highlighting for enhanced issue navigation.

The plugin adds a dropdown menu to


JIRA pages,




allows a user to apply one of the user-configured color


schemes to all issues visible on the screen.


Color schemes are sets of JQL queries and their corresponding colors.


After the highlighting is applied, small colored tags appear around issue keys:


The dropdown menu shows either the name of the currently selected scheme, or 'No





contents of the dropdown is split into


two sections


'My Schemes' and 'Global Schemes'.

  • 'My Schemes' are the schemes defined by you, the current user, and they are not visible to anybody else.
  • 'Global Schemes' are a set of schemes defined by users with administrative permissions and they are shared with everyone.


You can access your own color scheme settings directly from the dropdown via the 'Manage My Colors' option.


colors scheme

color schemes settings are accessible from the 'Colors' menu item in 'Settings -> Add-ons'.

Managing color schemes


The color schemes editor is the same for user color schemes and global color schemes.

In the editor you can create new color schemes and add coloring rules to them:


Each rule consists of a JQL query and a color. The dialog only accepts valid JQL queries:
You can change the order of coloring rules by dragging and dropping:

Supported views

The plugin currently supports the following screenspages:
  1. Issue Navigator (List View, Detail View)
  2. Agile Board (Active Sprints, Backlog)
  3. Dashboard Gadgets
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    2. Filter result
    3. Issues in progress
    4. Voted issues
    5. Watched issues