Can't move JIRA Scrum Board Issues between Users (change Assignee per Drag-and-Drop)

Is it my cofiguration issue, or is it generally not possible?

2 answers

Agree with Nick, you can't change Assignee by dragging from one swimlane to another. You can change them dragging from one column to another.

0 vote

I'm guessing you mean "between swimlanes" on the board - no, you can't change assignee or other things that way (because you could have contradictory swimlanes and JIRA can't know what you mean)

Could you give me an examle of contradictory swimlanes?

swimlane 1:  component = penguin

swimlane 2:  assignee =  Mr Flibble

What do you change when you move between them? 

In theory, if you did swimlanes by a consistent thing, like Story or Assignee, you could implement it safely, but as you could only do it for very simple swimlanes, Atlassian have not done it, as you'd be having a constant string of "why can't I move between lanes on my board, but I can for board x?" queries

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published Sunday in Agility

You asked for it, so we delivered: images on issues have arrived

A picture tells a thousand words. And agility boards have just released their latest feature: cover images on issues – so now your board can tell a story at first glance. Upload attachmen...

300 views 3 11
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you