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How do I enable "Fix version" and "Affects version" for Bug issues?

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Hi All,

I would like a drop down to associate a bug with affected software version(s) when the bug issue is created, and another drop down to associate a bug issue with the version where it is fixed when the bug issue is completed. I believe these features are normally called "Fix version" and "Affects version".

I have enabled the Releases feature for my project, have have multiple releases. I can add the "Fix version" field to issues (bug/story/task) but there is no way for me to add "Affects version".

How do I enable an "Affects version" feature?

Is it possible to create my own issue fields that auto-populate with versions from my project?

Thank you,

Matt

EDIT:

An example of searching for "affects version":

Screenshot 2021-12-15 151641.png

It seems this feature is available for "Data Centers and Servers" (https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver/issue-fields-and-statuses-938847116.html). Are "affects versions" not available for cloud?

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Mikael Sandberg Community Leader Dec 15, 2021

Hi @Matt Pennock,

Welcome to Atlassian Community!

Team managed projects does not have the option to add Affected version and have it linked to Releases. This can only be achieved if you are using a company managed project. 

Hi @Matt Pennock -- Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

Adding to what Mikael notes: here is the suggestion to add Affects Version for team-managed projects.  You may vote for/watch it to see progress.
https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JSWCLOUD-18747

Kind regards,
Bill

Thank you Mikael and Bill! I'll talk to my admin about setting up a company manage project in the meantime.

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Rodney Nissen Community Leader Dec 15, 2021

Just tested it on a default "Bug Tracking" Project on Jira Cloud.  Affects version is available for cloud too.  You might need to set up the field to be available for your project.  Go to Project Settings -> Field, and make sure Affects Version is listed on the list.

Screenshot 2021-12-15 173019.png

 

Next step would be to check the screens.  Be sure the field is included on the screens that would show for bugs.
Screenshot 2021-12-15 173200.png

Then confirm the field is listed.

Screenshot 2021-12-15 173323.png

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