gh issue view

gh issue view {<number> | <url>} [flags]

Display the title, body, and other information about an issue.

With --web flag, open the issue in a web browser instead.


-c, --comments
View issue comments
-q, --jq <expression>
Filter JSON output using a jq expression
--json <fields>
Output JSON with the specified fields
-t, --template <string>
Format JSON output using a Go template; see "gh help formatting"
-w, --web
Open an issue in the browser

Options inherited from parent commands

-R, --repo <[HOST/]OWNER/REPO>
Select another repository using the [HOST/]OWNER/REPO format

JSON Fields

assignees, author, body, closed, closedAt, comments, createdAt, id, isPinned, labels, milestone, number, projectCards, projectItems, reactionGroups, state, stateReason, title, updatedAt, url

See also

In use

In terminal

By default, we will display items in the terminal.

# Viewing an issue in terminal
~/Projects/my-project$ gh issue view 21
Issue title
opened by user. 0 comments. (label)

  Issue body

View this issue on GitHub:

In the browser

Quickly open an item in the browser using --web or -w

# Viewing an issue in the browser
~/Projects/my-project$ gh issue view 21 --web
Opening in your browser.