I am having an issue with this. I follow the following items list of doing so. My question or concern is where it says property values of 10,20,30 this don't match the transitions numbers (the one in the parenthesis) I want them to be in. When I use that number next to the transition it still doesn't work. I am sure I am missing something easy here.
To change the order of transition buttons:
To change the order of transition buttons, including additional transitions in the Workflow menu, add the property key
opsbar-sequence to each workflow transition that you wish to reorder. Each
opsbar-sequence property key requires a property value that defines the order of the transition action on issue views.
opsbar-sequenceinto the Property Key field, under 'Add New Property'.
opsbar-sequenceproperty values like 10, 20, 30... to allow new transitions to be easily added later.
opsbar-sequence property to a workflow transition does not change the order of these transitions in the workflow in Text edit mode. The addition of this property only affects the order of transitions on the View issue page.
Is there a way to re-order the transitions on a Kanban board? I have two transitions from Prod Build into Done, one of which is the 'All' transition into Done, which has a transition name of 'Canceled', which sets the Resolution to Canceled. The other transition name is Done and sets the Resolution to Successful. The Done status is the only status in the column on the board.
Currently, the 'Canceled' transition is the one that is on top, but I'd like to move it to the bottom, as it is more likely that users who aren't really paying attention will drag it to the top. Unfortunately, I have not found a way to change the order of the transitions.
I tried setting the opsbar-sequence properties on the two transitions and, while this does successfully change the order of the transitions on the issue, it doesn't impact the board. I also tried changing the transition names (on the off-chance that it was sorting alphabetically), but this didn't have an impact either.
Any insight you could provide would be appreciated. If there's no way to alter the order, is it possible to hide certain transitions from the Kanban board (so they're only visible on the issue itself)?
Hello Atlassian & Community,
Our team has the same question. We'd like to reorder the Workflow Transition steps to match the order in which they usually appear.
Like Bryan Trummer, I've also added the properties to each of the workflow steps as per the documentation. Like Bryan, this also did NOT reoder the Workflow Transition steps as the documentation seemed to imply it would (as suggested in the links below):
a) Can someone provide an accurate solution to this question?
b) @atlassian: can you update your documentation to make it more clear? It's quite foggy. ;)
Thanks to any and all!
So I've added the opsbar-sequence property values like 10, 20, 30 but this doesn't affect the order in which the values appear in the Workflow button.
I've set the values like this: To Do: 10, In Progress: 20, Ready For Testing: 30, Testing: 40, Done: 50, Cancelled: 60
I'm expecting the values to show in the dropdown in this order:
Ready For Testing, Testing, Done, Cancelled
But instead I still see them in this order: Done, Testing, Ready For Testing, Cancelled.
Wow, thanks Patrick and Nic. This is quite tricky to find the right feature / option, but I think I've got it now. I'm recording what I did here in case anyone else is looking for this in future:
1. Navigate to the draft workflow
Jira > Issues > Workflows
2. Click on the Transition(id) to be edited
3. Click View Properties for that transition
4. Add the opsbar-sequence key with the appropriate number
e.g. For the Ready For Testing transition, I added:
opsbar-sequence = 30
5. Click Add
6. Repeat steps #2 - #5 for the other steps that need to be reordered
Note: editing a Transition that is part of one step will update the Transition everywhere it is used.
7. When you are done your edits, click Publish Draft. You will get a popup asking if you want to save a copy of the previous version.
8. Enjoy your reordered steps! :)
It also doesn't appear to work when you've got a workflow where all statuses can lead to any other status.
Attached is our current Engineering workflow.
And yet, the drop-down is a completely different order and I've set the ops_sequence key from 10=>140 for all the above statuses.
It's frustrating our engineers....
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