Is there a way I can edit a person's role, to be able to edit the Issue Type field, without granting them admin permissions?
We have had a couple people that would like to clone issues and then turn them into Test Cases, but the edit option on the Type field is disabled.
I assume you are talking about the Issue Type. Not a custom field called Type.
What these users should do, after cloning, is using Move to change the issue type. This is since Issue types are different than other fields: it's a JIRA system field which changes the layout (screens), workflow & field configuration.
You would also be able to change the issue type on-screen, but only if the configuration for the source type and the test case type are the same. If they are not, then you have to use "move", as Peter says, because Jira needs more information to allow the type conversion.
No and yes. No: There is no "bulk clone" in Jira. But there is an addon which can do it (check the marketplace for "bulk clone") Yes: Bulk edit lets you do the move of issue type. (The bulk clone addon may also implement this, I've not used it recently, so I'm not sure)
Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.Learn more
As part of the Bitbucket product team I'm always interested in better understanding what kind of impact the use of our tools have on the way you work. In a recent study we conducted of software devel...
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!
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