How did I lose the Configure Columns option in the Issue Filter?

I was trying to convert our project from groups to Roles, but somewhere along the way the "Configure Columns" option disappeared... what did I do?

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Turns out this menu option is somehow linked to the "JIRA Users" Global Permission.

I had deleted the "users" group, intending to migrate to project roles entirely, but you can't add the "administrator" group to the "JIRA Users" Global Permission. I recreated the "users" group and added it back to the "JIRA Users" Global Permission, and the menu option came back.

Hope that helps someone in the future!

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If you have administrator rights, make sure that you have the "Create Shared Objects" global permission. Also make sure you are configuring your own issue filter - not someone elses. If you have these, there should be no reason you can't configure columns. Contact support if you're seeing otherwise.

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