Perform a bulk change to stories and attempt to modify Sprint. It is a text field and validation states Sprint Id must be a number.
1. Please make it a dropdown.
2. Allow pasting of Sprint name if Option 1 is not possible.
I have reviewed past comments on this topic and it seems to have been an issue for many years. Also, no easy way to find a Sprint ID.
There are a couple of feature requests which cover this:
You’re right, it’s not super easy to find the Sprint ID - we have a KB article here describing a couple ways to find it:
I know it might be disappointing to hear that these haven’t been implemented yet but please take a moment to vote to show your support. You can add your own suggestions and use cases in the comments too.
The easiest way that I have been able to find the sprint ID, is to use the Issue Navigator and under the Advanced search, search: Sprint = "~Sprint Name~" and then when I press Enter, it gives the Sprint ID.
However, this is an unnecessary amount of effort that could easily be cut out with your above-mentioned dropdown.
Hopefully, all the votes show that it is a much desired and needed change.
I hope this helps in some way.
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