Hi Jonathan - Welcome to the Community.
Not sure why they are not random - but you can change them. :-)
Create a filter and include Epic Color as one of the columns. Not the syntax and then do a Bulk change to edit the value of that field. Try different numbers to see the different colors.
Cheers! And thanks for the fast reply
I had a quick look at that, quite annoying to have to type "ghx-label-1" rather than a colour picker of some sort. I think I'd rather have no colour than have to do this manually for each epic. Do you know how I can turn it off entirely?
I'll upvote your answer but won't accept it as I would still like colour if it was automatic.
I am not aware of how to turn it off, but one way might be to include a post function on the Create transition for Epics to set the color each time - maybe even to white so you might not see it?
I would also open a support ticket with JIRA to suggest the change or even to find out why yours might not be creating randomly.
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