This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Administering JIRA Software
Is there any way to configure various Jira issue types to generate issue types prefixes depending on the issue type created
For example if I have a BUG or custom item type such as Test Case or Requirement
Item number would look something like that BUG - 123, or for Requirement: REQ -123, or for Test Case: TC-123
Since by default all issue types use prefix from project names and not from issue types
Any help much appreciate it
Other than what Nic mentioned with a project for each issue type, If you really wanted to you could create a new custom field, or a scripted field and create your own key like field.. however there really is no point to either of those options. It seems like a lot of overhead managing it all when can have one project and you can parse out the different types with a simple search criteria..
It can't be changed - you'd have to rewrite half of JIRA and a lot of the add-ons. I think Gabrielle is correct about the confusion as well. But also, you've already got the issue type as a field almost anywhere, so I can't actually see that this structure would add anything of use for the users. I know an issue is a bug by looking at the icon or text next to it.
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