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The Road Map gadget shows versions which are due for release within a specified period of time, and a summary of progress made towards completing the issues in those versions.

What does it look like?

The Road Map gadget should appear as follows on the dashboard:

You can:

Adding the 'Road Map' Gadget to your Dashboard

  1. Go to your JIRA dashboard and click 'Add Gadget'.
  2. The 'Gadget Directory' will appear. Locate the 'Road Map' gadget and click the 'Add it Now' button. Then click the 'Finished' button at the bottom of the Gadget Directory.
  3. The Road Map gadget will appear on your dashboard as follows, ready for you to configure:
    1. 'Projects'  — select one or more projects (or 'All Projects') whose versions you wish to display in the gadget.
    2. 'Days'  — specify the period of time (in days) for which you wish to view versions due for release.
    3. 'Number of Results'  — type the maximum number of versions you wish the gadget to display per page.
    4. 'Refresh Interval'  — select how often you want the gadget to update the displayed activity (never / every 15 minutes / every 30 minutes / every hour / every two hours).
  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.