How-to view details of a specific Jira issue


You may know that the standard Jira Marco of Confluence is not fully customizable. That's why we have created the Issue Forms - view form macro. With this macro, you can define which values are shown to the user.

Step-by-step guide to render an extended Jira macro and edit the issue


  1. Open the page in edit mode and insert select the Issue Forms - view form macro via other macros.
    Browser and insert an issue key of an existing issue (e.g TESTCORE-1).
    The Save on the dialog will be enabled if there is an issue in Jira matching the given issue key. Now click Save.


  2. Save the page.


  3. The macro is now displayed like a Jira macro. Additionally it has an edit icon.


  4. If you hover the mouse over the issue key a dialog will open.


  5. Click Edit to edit the issue.


Step-by-step guide to creating your own view form 

  1. Open the page in edit mode and insert the Issue Forms - view form macro via other macros.
    Browse and insert an issue key of an existing issue (e.g STP-20). The Dialog will enable the Save button if there is an issue form Jira matching the given issue key. Now click Save.


  2. Create a table with two columns and rows within the Issue Forms - view form macro. Insert Key and Summary as Text as shown in the following screenshot.


  3. Type "{issue forms - field" as shown in the screenshot and select the Issue Forms - field macro.


  4. Select the Issuekey (key) field and click Save.


  5. Repeat Step 3 and 4 for Summary and click Save.


  6. The issue key and the summary of the specified issue will be shown on the page.