How can I reuse transition name for different destination?

Using JIRA 6.2.7 and the new workflow editor.

Scenario is this (# is a status, -> is a transition):

#Pending ->Unpend #InProgress

I want to have another transition with the same name of Unpend to a different status.


#Pending ->Unpend #Reviewing

When I go to the Reuse a transition tab, only a subset of transitions appear from the drop down list.
The message in the dialog box indicates:
"You can reuse a transition provided the destination status is the same."
So... how do I go about creating a transition with the same name to a different destination?
I can't create a new transition either... it'll error saying:

A transition with that name already exists.

I confirm that it worked in Classic Workflow (pre 6.2). I just installed 5.2.5 and tested it and its fine.

When you create a transition with same name, it'll just put a different ID against it.


How can I do this post 6.2?

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You are able to "trick" JIRA by adding a space before one of the transition's names, it will allow you to save without error and the transitions work as expected. 

Thanks, works like a charm :)

Thank you for this!

Ohh gosh! That´s really works! It is "weird", but... forget it ehhehe thank you! 

Brilliant. This has solved so many issues for me!

Excellent - Thanks Liz - granted, four years later, but still thanks!

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By the way, you don't need to worry about there being two buttons that may look the same... I will use conditions to have one of the other appear.

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I dont think its ever been possible to have 2 transitions with the same name on the same step? I have a need for the same functionality in several places, and the only solution has always been to create 2 transitions with different names (alike, but different).... 

That it should have worked in 5.2.5 is news to me, since I've been on JIRA since version 3.... 

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