Can I hide project key #

Can I hide project key for some or all projects?

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The project key comes out everywhere - the issue IDs are keyed on it, it's thrown out whenever you're looking at a project or issue, it's embedded in urls and the rest.

So, no, there's no way to "hide" it really.  JIRA effectively stops working if you don't have it, as the users won't really be able to use it at all.

Could you explain what you're trying to achieve though?


My users would like to see only the task or Issue description without the key. I don't want to remove the keys but hide them.  

Mmm.  Why?  Of what use is it to remove an easy way to uniquely identify an issue?

Joe Pitt Community Champion Jun 16, 2016

Sometimes users just have to be told no. How would they tell someone which issue they were working on? It is a silly request.

I've had customers ask for this in the past. Best thing is to explain to them why a unique id is so useful and then they realize why it's not a good idea to hide it

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How should I sort by title? 21 come prior to 2. 

What has your (unknown field called) "title" have to do with hiding the issue key?

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