To see an overview of all releases in XL Release on a month-by-month basis, select Releases > Calendar from the top bar.

On the calendar, releases appear as light blue bars.


To see more information on a release, click it.

Tip: Hover over a dependent release to see it highlighted in the calendar.

Calendar info

Filtering the calendar

To filter the calendar, click Filter options and select:

  • All active releases to show releases that are currently in progress.
  • All planned releases to show planned releases that have not started yet.
  • All completed and aborted releases to show releases that are completed or aborted.
  • Only my releases to show releases that you own.
  • Only flagged releases to show releases that are flagged with a status message to indicate that they need attention or are at risk.

To filter on the release title or tag, use the Filter By title or Tags field.

Marking special days

To Mark special days, such as holidays:

  1. Click a day in the calendar.
  2. Click Edit calendar day.
  3. Click Set label. Note: You can give special days a custom label and background color.

Special day in the calendar

Setting blackout period

You can set a blackout period to ensure that specific tasks cannot be performed during that time. For more information on setting a blackout period, see Set blackout period.