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The Issue Calendar gadget shows issues and versions in a calendar format based on their due date. Calendars can be based on an issue filter or on a project.

What does it look like?

The Issue Calendar gadget should appear as follows on the dashboard:

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The Issue Calendar gadget will only be available to add to your dashboard if your JIRA administrator has installed the Calendar plugin.

Adding the 'Calendar' gadget to your Dashboard

  1. Go to your JIRA dashboard and click 'Add Gadget'.
  2. The 'Gadget Directory' will appear. Locate the 'Issue Calendar' gadget and click the 'Add it Now' button. Then click the 'Finished' button at the bottom of the Gadget Directory.
  3. The Issue Calendar gadget will appear on your dashboard as follows, ready for you to configure:
    1. 'Project or Filter'  — click the 'Select' link to choose the project or filter on whose issues the calendar will be based.
    2. 'Date to Display'  — select the date field (e.g. Due Date; Created Date; Updated Date) on which the calendar will be based.
    3. 'Display Project Versions'  — select whether the calendar will display the Release Date of each Project Version.
    4. 'Number of Issues'   — select the maximum number of issues to be displayed on the calendar for any one day.
  4. Click the 'Save' button.
To move the gadget to a different position on the dashboard, simply drag-and-drop. You can also change the look and behaviour of the gadget.