Disable the Clone button

Hello Community:

In a issue ticket, when users can click More Actions > Clone. However, I want to even delete the Clone link if an issue belongs to a certain project. 


I need more information.



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Hello Jose,


We have this feature request to disable the clone button. Please feel free to vote for it and add yourself as a watcher of it. smile

Also, you can try the workaround described there!

Thanks Rodrigoit works

We achieved this by using some javascript in a plugin to hide the menu item:

var plugin = {


    hideClone : function() {
		if (/* Check you have right project by finding it in dom and comparing to your desired project */) {
					function(index, element) {
						var transitionName = AJS.$(element).text().trim();
						switch (transitionName) {
						case "Clone":
							// do nothihng
	hideMenuItem : function(element) {


    .toInit(function() {





Hello, Could you provide more details: Where to deploy this script? under which folder path? Where to specify the Project name in the script Regards

This worked great for me! Just what I was looking for!! Thanks!!

I was working on this today and I have no scriptrunner nor custom plugins

But I found a JQuery workaround that works just fine

 Solved like this: I have created a customized field configuration to apply to my project where I want to hide the entries from the "More" menu.

Then I have added in the description of the "Labels" field (which is available in every ticket) 

// this script removes menu elements from the XYZ project
$("#toggle-vote-issue, #issue-to-subtask, #clone-issue, #edit-labels").parent().css("display", "none")};


This removes "vote issue", "issue to subtask", "clone", "labels".



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