The Gantt Gadget is in needs as it mirrors what the Gantt module but is a read-only way.

Security and access

To view the Gadgets on both the Confluence pages and Jira Dashboards, you need at least a Box Viewer security role.

You can add the Gantt Gadget to your Jira dashboard or Confluence page. 

with the importantAdd the Gantt Gadget to see your schedule on the Dashboard of Confluence page. There's no limit on the number of gadgets you can display on your dashboard.

The Gantt Gadget shows the same Column View configuration as selected in the Gantt module so we recommend creating a dedicated Box in order maintain the with only the desired Column View.

Editing the Gadget

Click on the '...' button in the top-right corner of the Gadget to edit the content:

You can change the source data or display additional information including:


Choose the Box that will serve as the data source for the Gantt Gadget. The Box list will only display Boxes to which you have access – your Security Role needs to be set to the Box Viewer at the minimum. 

Display Task Structure

Display or hide the Task Structure. By default it is displayed next to the 'Summary' field. You can change the field next to which the Task Structure is displayed in the Box Configuration > Gantt > Column Views (requires Box Admin Security Role).

Display Infobar 

Enable the Infobar to view the crucial Box information including:

  • Milestones,
  • Overdue tasks,
  • Tasks on the Critical path,
  • Task Dependencies.

Display Resources

Show the Resource utilisation panel.

Refresh Interval

You can set the refresh interval rate at which the gadget will update the information displayed:

  • Never
  • 15 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 1 hour
  • 2 hours