Adding Watchers to JIRA issues

When a normal user wanted to add Watcher to his issues, he is not presendted with the "Add watchers" box. We tried the menu item More > Watchers, and also clicking the Wantchers counter.

Is this role related?

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Permission rather than role.

Have a look at your permission scheme for the project - there's a line that says "manage watchers". Consider adding a role to that (e.g. developer) or maybe something a bit more dynamic (a common one is to allow the assignee and/or reporter manage the watchers, as they have an interest in the issue, whereas other developers in the project might not)

Bingo! Thanks a lot, Nic.

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