Creating a custom category

Is it possible to create a custom category?  I know that the system comes out of the box with "To Do," "In Progress," and "Done"

Is it possible to create a category of my choosing?  

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Mikael Sandberg Community Champion Sep 26, 2017

The short answer is no, that list is fixed.

Thank you Mikael.  Appreciate your response. 

Hi Mikael, Do you know when are you adding the option to add new Categories? 

Thanks

Mikael Sandberg Community Champion Dec 18, 2017

@Francisco Mingote I do not work for Atlassian, I am just a user of their tools. I did find this request, JRASERVER-63384, and it looks like it will not happen.

We have decided to close this specific request for additional status categories as Won't Fix. The finite set of status categories allows us to build useful features on top of them, like completion progress indicators for Epics and Versions.

@Mikael Sandberg thanks a lot to share the final resolution. 

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Jack Brickey Community Champion Sep 26, 2017

Maybe I am missing the point here. Not sure what you mean by "category" but "To Do", "In Progress" and "Done" are statuses and you certainly have the ability to create additional statuses via defining workflows.

Mikael Sandberg Community Champion Sep 26, 2017

My reply was in regards to the Status Categories "To Do", "In Progress" and "Done".

Sorry - Correct Mikael.  That is what I was referring to as well.  

Jack Brickey Community Champion Sep 26, 2017

got it! now i'm aligned. :-)

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