1. Don't delete unless you are 100% sure. The community is full of questions about restoring deleted issues, and it's not easy or fun.
2. Use the "delete" option from the ... menu
3. If you don't have it, then see exactly what Alchemytec Admin said above.
I think I agree, as project lead i think the ability to delete an issue is helpful and pretty basic...
imho I shouldn't have to dig around into permissions and grant myself access.
For those still looking for it
setting cog > permission schemes > permissions > delete issues > edit > show more > project lead > grant
It's mostly an unmitigated disaster to allow delete issue in Jira.
One of the things good admins do when they inherit a Jira system is remove delete permissions throughout all the permission schemes unilaterally, so that they don't waste weeks of time dealing with the nightmare of accidental or mistaken deletions.
Yeah I think this system is better, sort of works like an archiving system.
It'll be good if archiving was built into the default.
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