Displaying custom status name vs standard

Hey folks,

I have a project set up to be a very visual thing for a product group. Basically, my workflow has steps like "Pending Deployment" like occupy the JIRA default "Pending" status and stuff like that.

I am looking for a way/field to display the name of my custom workflow step instead of (or in addition to) where JIRA reads "Status" - Is this possible? I combed through the custom field creation area, but I don't seem to be seeing anything like that. Am I just not inferring the right information from the line descriptions?

 

Thanks for the help!

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Joe Pitt Community Champion Sep 23, 2014

You'll need to create a workflow with the same steps/flow but with different status names.

Is there a way to alter the name of the Linked Status part of a project? I have all the "Step Names" named what I want, but the linked status is what displays on the actual issues. Can I create brand new statuses somewhere in Admin? I only need the statuses changed for this specific project, so a universal change won't work.

Ok, you'll need a new workflow linked to different status. Copy the existing one and stick it in a new scheme. Then go to Admin -> Status and add the new status you need, then edit the new workflow and change the linked status. Finally, apply the scheme to the project.

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Why don't you just change the name of the status?

Is there a way to alter the name of the Linked Status part of a project? I have all the "Step Names" named what I want, but the linked status is what displays on the actual issues. Can I create brand new statuses somewhere in Admin? I only need the statuses changed for this specific project, so a universal change won't work.

See Joe's answer and my comment!

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