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Deleting an initial status(Open) in the JIRA workflow Edited

Deleting an initial status(Open) in the JIRA workflow?How do I delete it?Need reply at the earliest:-)

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Hi @Priyanka Jain Dilip ,

You cannot delete status in active WF. Create copy WF, adjust it then change scheme in project. Jira should ask mapped issues to new status.

B.R.

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Thanks B.R. for the quick turnaround.Appreciate it:-)

Antonio Ferruz Community Leader May 14, 2019

Hi @Priyanka Jain Dilip , 

The create issue process needs a status to go (Open or another status. ) 

If you need to delete the Open status from your Workflow , you will need to link the "Ceate" transition to an existing status in the workflow. 

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After that , you can delete Open status. BUT remember that ALL issues in that status will need to be transitioned to a new status (or existing. )

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Awesome....Thats the exact reason y i could not delete it.Thanks a ton:-)

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No where in the documentation i could find this....Is there any? can you pls share the link?

Antonio Ferruz Community Leader May 14, 2019

Hello, 

I don't know if you are using cloud, server or data center ... 

This documentation is an starting point about workflows (cloud)

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

Hope this helps you :)

Antonio

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