How to change Status field as a Dropdown instead of button? Edited

In Issue screen, rather than selecting the status of issue by clicking buttons I want to make Status field as a dropdown with all Issue Statuse's in it as dropdown values. How can I acheive this?JIRA community question.png

 

 

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Code, and quite a lot of it.

Status is not a trivial "field" with a bit of data in it.  Jira is built on a workflow engine designed to track your process and status is a very important part of that.

A drop-down simply is not good enough.  You would need to think about all the conditions every time somebody clicked it, and then how to "commit" a change, followed by a look at the validators, triggers, post-functions and screens involved.

You could code for all of this.  But it would take a while.

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