The latest update to JIRA seems to have moved the task link and the priority arrow for each task in the backlog from the left hand side of each entry, to the right. The task link is always now grey too.
This is a before pic from the JIRA docs which is how our backlog looked yesterday.
...and a pic of an entry from the backlog today.
Jira backlog after update.jpg
I'm pretty sure this is not something we have done. I have checked the "What's new" section in the JIRA docs and there is an entry which sounds like a suspect:
These changes have just landed on your site, or will be there in the next few days:
We've given the issue cards a facelift - get the info you need, without the clutter.
I cannot find any way of changing this back to the original view and everyone here in the office hates the change to the layout of the issues. The link to open the task belongs next to the actual summary text you are reading, not across on the other side of the screen.
You are correct, an update resulted in this change.
As you are on the Cloud, you can't roll it back.
You can open a ticket with Atlassian regarding this if you want.
NOTE - wouldn't be surprised if someone has already opened one. Search and vote for it if so.
+1 to disapproval of the update. Additionally, you can't right click on the card anymore to open in new browser tab. You can still do it but you have to click the tiny little ticket number in the bottom right corner. Big hassle and no good reason to remove that functionality.
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