To add a BigPicture gadget to a Dashboard, go to your JIRA Dashboard and click the Add Gadget button. Locate the BigPicture gadget on the list.
Gantt, Risk and Program List are currently available. Once inserted, you will need to select the desired Program and automatic refresh intervals for Gantt and Risks. Gantt also has a few additional options regarding the view settings.
|Gadget||Program selection||Refresh interval||View options|
The gadgets can be moved around, deleted and maximized like any other JIRA gadget, by using drag and drop and clicking on the small arrow icon in their upper-right corners.
First, you need to go to your Confluence administration, and scroll down - on the left-hand side, there will be a link called Application Links. Click it and add the link to your JIRA instance with our plugin. As the second step, in the administration of your Confluence find the External Gadgets tab and add the URLs of XML files from your JIRA instance - here's how to find them: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/GADGETS/_Finding+the+URL+of+an+Atlassian+Gadget
Then go to any page, hit edit and select Add->Other Macros. You will see the BigPicture gadgets there, add them. You will be most likely prompted to give the gadget ID. In order to obtain it, log in to your JIRA and add our gadget to the standard JIRA dashboard, you will find the ID right there (in JIRA dashboard).
Other JIRA plugins
A common question is "can BigPcture read/display/sync data from <insert plugin name>". The answer is rather simple.
If the other plugin uses one of the supported JIRA custom field types (includes Scriptrunner), then you can add it as a column to our Gantt. Once added, you will be able to group and sort by values in this column. Such fields will always be green (non-JIRA). Below an example with fields from a 3rd-party plugin: