how do you move a task to in progress

How do I move a task in a sprint from "to do" to "in progress"? When I try to move it, it only wants to go to the done section.

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Hi @Rich Burns ,

 

Probably the "In progress" Column doesnt have "In Progress" status associated to it.

You can check at board -> Configure -> Columns

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Depending on the workflow this might be the only option. You have to check that to answer this.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiracloud/working-with-workflows-776636540.html

So if in the work flow diagram there is not listing for "in progress" that would be why I can't move it there, correct?

Correct but keep in mind multiple status ins a board can represent a column.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirasoftwarecloud/configuring-columns-764477997.html

For example you can have workflow with Todo -> In Progress -> Done but also Todo -> Done allowed.

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