Via the UI JIRA only allows bitmap issue type icon uploads. However, JIRA 7 comes with prepackaged SVG (vector) issue type icons.
How can I add additional SVG files as selectable issue type avatars in JIRA? Just dropping them into /images/icons/issuetypes doesn't work after restarting JIRA. I've added both an SVG file and a same-named 16x16 PNG file.
I'm trying to do the same thing here. It seems the default issue types use an avatar and they don't point to a .png file. And, this avatars are .svg.
So, I think the only way to add a .svg file to a issue type is by creating an avatar directly on the database and associate it to the issue type, also directly on the database.
If I discover something else here I'll let you know.
There is an open feature request for this which is currently gathering votes to establish interest, please check it out here: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRASERVER-43512
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