Hey guys, in this post will learn about how to create an Issue type scheme in JIRA.
Issue type scheme controls which issue types will be available to a set of JIRA projects.
Pre-requisite : If you don’t have a JIRA account create one here Create JIRA account.
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Step 1 : Click Administration Settings icon and Select Issues option from the list.
Step 2 : In the next screen, Click Issue type scheme in the side panel.
Step 3 : In the next window,
There are two types of Issue type scheme in JIRA. They are,
- Default Issue type scheme – All newly create Issue types will be listed under this scheme.
- Scrum Issue type scheme – Agile scrum projects will use this scheme.
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Click Add Issue type scheme to create a new Issue type scheme
Step 4 : In the next window,
- Enter Scheme Name
- Enter Description
- Select Default Issue type for the scheme
- Drag & drop Issue types for scheme from available Issue types and Vice versa
Issue types order can also be re-arranged (moving up or down) according to our project needs.
Note : To add new Issue type to this scheme, Click Add Issue type on the top right.
Once all the information are entered, Click Save
Step 5 : Issue type scheme created successfully
Step 6 : To associate projects with this newly created scheme, Click Associate
Step 7 : In the next screen, Select the project (multi-select allowed), Click Associate and follow migration steps until finish to complete the association.
Step 8 : Edit or delete Issue type scheme by clicking Edit or Delete option
Once Issue type scheme is created, Issue type scheme can be re-used across multiple projects which are similar.
In my next post, will learn about how to create a Workflow in JIRA.
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