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    Turns your plain text custom field into powerful checklist tool

    Turns your plain text custom field into powerful checklist tool

    How Checklists looks like

    Simple format

    Data ownership

    No more that necessary to operate with checklists

    Use simple format, “-” for open and “+” for closed tasks and “#” - to separate sections

    Checklists are stored in jira, so you can see changes in common activity tab

    More details


    • Easy syntax
    • Data is stored in JIRA
    • JIRA keeps track all changes in activity tab
    • Multiple checklists
    • Edit via edit form
    • Populate via usual JIRA api
    • Clone checklist when cloning a card


    • Add custom 'Text Field (multi-line)' field named: "Checklists" at the Custom fields page and then associate the field "Checklists" to the appropriate screens ("Edit" screen etc).
    • Advice to hide “Checklists” field from view screen (example: http://take.ms/sC3gE)
    • Follow specific format of a line, e.g.
      • “# checklist items group as headline“,
      • " - to be checked item 1",
      • " + done item 2"
    • *NOTE - see how to setup Jira

    User reviews

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    by Andrey Azimov on 2016-09-23
    Cool checklist. Minimalistic and just doing what I expecting. Thanks!
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    by Agnes Kollin on 2016-06-01
    It looks awesome! I would greatly appreciate a version for JIRA Server :)
    2 out of 3 found this review helpful
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    by Davide Rota on 2016-05-18
    Good and free plugin for JIRA Cloud!!! Quickly and easy to install. :) Thank you!
    1 out of 2 found this review helpful
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    Railsware supports Smart Checklists. You can visit the support site to get help.

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    JIRA Cloud Released 2016-05-06


    Initial release


    1. Log into your JIRA instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Add-ons. The Find new add-ons screen loads.
    3. Locate Smart Checklists.
    4. Click Install to download and install your add-on.
    5. You're all set! Click Close in the Installed and ready to go dialog.

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