The View Statuses screen seems to have no discernible sort order for statuses. New statuses are just lumped at the bottom. I think. I have no idea, but they are not in any USEFUL order.
JIRA added sorting to statuses in JIRA 6.3.8. You find the request here – https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-5189, Closed as Fixed.
This functionality was added when statuses were changed from the older
[icon] Label format to the
Our Jira instance has 100's of statuses, and no one has ever maintained their sort. It would be nice to be able to edit the Sequence # rather than having tip click up/down hundreds of times for each one or going into the DB to update everything.
Or even a drag/drop interface would make this easier to use.
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