About BigPicture

BigPicture installation and updates

Quick start with BigPicture

BigPicture Sizing Guide

Cloud vs. Server - Key Differences in BigPicture on These Platforms

BigPicture Export

Progress Tracking

Tutorials and tips


 BigPicture 7.10 and earlier

Concept of a Program

Setting up BigGantt and BigPicture to support next-gen projects

 BigPicture release notes

BigPicture Cloud Backlog


About BigGantt

BigGantt installation and updates

Cloud vs. Server - Key Differences in BigPicture on These Platforms

 BigGantt release notes

 Release notes
 Jira Cloud

 Jira Server


 BigPicture Enterprise
 Jira Cloud

 Jira Server

 Jira Cloud

 Jira Server

 Jira Cloud

 Jira Server

Knowledge Base

Tutorials and tips

Trust Center

BigPicture 8 is here!

Discover the landmark edition of the Atlassian Marketplace top-selling app! The new version is available to all Server and Data Center users. The release for Cloud will follow soon. Visit BigPicture 8 Documentation to learn more about it.

Adding markers

Markers can be added to the timeline to, for example, mark a deadline or to indicate the current date.

To add a marker, simply hover over the the dates and a "Add marker" option will appear:

The marker will be then visible in all the modules which include the timeline.

Markers are colour coded:


  • purple colour - indicating the current date.

  • custom colour - markers can be colour coded to differentiate between types of events.

Editing markers

Click on the pen icon to edit an existing marker.

In this view you can edit the following information:

  • name,
  • colour,
  • date,
  • additional description.

The description will be visible when hovering overing over the marker.

You can also click on the marker to expand and show the entered name.

Live sync

All newly created markers will instantly appear on every user's open browser tab, without a need to refresh the page.

This option needs to be enabled in Technical configuration - Advanced - Lab features.

Go back to the New Gantt - Interface overview.