How to add category to the workflow life cycle?

Hi,

I would like to know How can I add additional category or step to the workflow life cycle screen, such as adding a "QA step" between the "In progress" step and the "Done" step.

 

Thanks,

Shani

4 answers

First you need to add a status (e.g. "In QA" or something like that)

Then you need to edit your workflow (or create a copy) and add a step linked to that new status, add transitions as well.

Start reading this: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Configuring+Workflow

Hi Rpandyaram,

Thanks you for your explanation.

I can't find the menu that you mentioned in your comment, do you know where can I find it?

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 Thanks,

Shani

I was referring to the agile board configuration if the work flow that has been set up is simplified work flow.

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Under columns , you must be able to see if it is agile simplified workflow that is set:

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Please share the screen shot of your agile board at Configure --> Columns

Thank you Udo,
Will this actions will add the step to the below screen as well?

 

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Not sure, that seems to be something releated to jira agile (where I'm not very familiar with) To add a status type 'gg' + statuses (you must be jira adminstrator in order to do so) > now add a new status

Hi Shani,

 

If you are using Agile Simplified workflow, you can configure the board at Columns.

You can add a new status and add a column straight away from here.

Column configuration.JPG

If you are adding customized work flow, your work flow has to be updated with the new status. In this case , the new status will be listed under unmapped statuses.

At agile board, you can add a column and map the newly added status beneath that column.

 

 

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