Prefilling Issues from Templates

Default values in the native Jira issue creation screen

Set default values to the Issue creation screen

This page will help you understand how to use your templates to set default values in the issue creation screen, ensuring consistency and efficiency in your project management processes.

The steps to follow are the same as in the previous chapter of this documentation, Creating issues from Templates, except that we will click on another button called "Prefill new issues".

Create issue from template in Jira

Once clicked, the native Jira issue creation screen will open as follow:

Prefill native jira issue creation window


The "Prefill new issue" button will not be displayed in the following cases:

  • If the template includes multiple issues (e.g., an Epic with multiple stories or subtasks).
  • If the template is configured with mandatory variables.

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