put an issue in sprint


we use Greenhopper with scrum borad and sprint.

I've two questions:

1. Can we add an transition in a workflow to put an issue to the current active sprint?

2. If i want to put this issue in sprint and not do this by using the planning view on board. why can't i use the name of the sprint in the edit issue function?



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We have an open issue in the GreenHopper backlog to add a feature to allow you to specify the sprint by name when editing an issue:


Please watch this issue to see progress updates, and please add your votes and comments to help us understand the demand!


please implement this soon :-)

The name of the sprint is not an identifier; it is user facing only. Once you start a sprint, GreenHopper associates an id number with it; at that point you could use that id number to associate issues with the sprint directly (instead of through regular method); as far as I know, however, Atlassian recommends against this as it does not guarantee the correct functionality.

Wouldn't it be easier for you to just make a swimlane with a query that matches the issues you want to add, and then use that to drag and drop as per the usual method? Is the problem sheer number of issues you would want to add, or...?

Hi Nat,

creating an swimlane woudl'nt work, because the scrum board showes only issues which are in sprint. currently i create an filter and use the plan view. but if a developer it creating one new issue and will put this quick on board then the way throught the backlog and planview is long. it will be nice to see the active sprints at the edit issue view an choose the sprint direct. when he knows the current sprint "number" he can set it there....

Wht don't have an autocomplete list for the spint field in the edit screen ?

My developers doesn't know the id of the sprint, so they save the issue without, must go int he plan view form the scrum and find the new issue in the backlog and finally add the issue in the good sprint, so many time spent for nothing ;)

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