Is there a way that i can set a group to be able to only assign themselves to issues that are currently unassigned and no others? I dont want this group to be able to edit others assigned issues or assign issues to other users. My plan is for this group to be able to pick up their own work assignments from a list of open (unassigned) issues.
I think you need to do this:
Now a user can assign issues to themselves but only by clicking "Start Work".
Some other things to consider:
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