How to add new transition to workflow with global transitions?

Hi,

I created workflow with global transition = every status has in and outgoing transition. Now I have to add one more simple transition in the draft, but i get the error mesage:

You are editing a draft workflow. The step ''Backlog'' has no outgoing transitions in the Active workflow, so you cannot add any outgoing transitions in the Draft workflow.

Do I realy need to create every time new workflow, if I use global transition?

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There are some restrictions when editing active workflow like the one you hit.

Here's a quote from http://www.packtpub.com/article/jira-programming-workflows

  • You can't delete an existing workflow step
  • You can't edit the status associated with an existing step
  • If an existing step has no outgoing transitions, you can't add any new outgoing transitions
  • You can't change the step IDs for any existing steps

If you want to overcome these limitations, you need to copy the workflow, modify the copy, and make it active by migrating the projects on to the new workflow.
After the new workflow is active, any transitions on the issue will be based on the new workflow.

I fought I have outgoing transitions if I use globale transition :( see attachment)

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