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How to give a user permission to create issues in a project

I am an administrator for a project.  The permissions to create issues in JIRA is limited in project permissions.  After spending well over 30 minutes, I can't figure out how to add a SINGLE USER to give him permissions to create an issue.

All the "help" page (which JIRA, in its infinite brilliance, will not allow me to provide a simple HTML link to) says:

  1. Select  > Issues.
  2. Select Permission Schemes to open the Permission Schemes page, which displays a list of all permission schemes in your Jira system and the projects that use each scheme.

This, of course, is completely uselss as when i cliek the settings wheel, all it shows is "projects" at the top right next login and an entire page full of stuff in "project settings" when clicked from the left pane, none of which allows me to add any user.

I find JIRA and Confluence to be ridiculously complicated to use.  This SHOULD be trivially simple.  Alas, not!  Sigh!!  One should not need to spend hours in "training" to use a bug filing system.

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@Michael Davé Hi
Open your project -> Project Settings (bottom of the page, left side) -> Permissions. Now you can see permission scheme for this project. It can be shared by several projects, so be careful. Now you need to press Actions (right up side) and Edit Permissions. Then you can find required rights and edit it.

Thanks @Petr .  That didn't work as there is no Actions button right side up.  What I see is the following txt where it says I have to have the JIRA admin change permissions.  That is really silly IMHO as if I'm "administrator" for this project, I should be able to edit permissions on my project i.e. administer the project.  This is why JIRA frustrates me to no end.  In any event, thanks for the prompt response..

Project Permissions

Permissions define who can access a project, and what they can do within the project, and with the issues within that project.

The permission scheme defines how the permissions are set up for this project. To change the permissions for this project, contact your Jira administrator.

@Michael Davé Can you check if you have an administrator role for this project? I usually add this role for myself if there is a need for editing. (Project -> People)

@Petr , yes I have administrator role for this project under Project Settings->User and roles.  See attached picture.  That's why I'm confused and frustrated.  If I'm administrator for the project, I should be able to do this easily!

Thanks again.

Screenshot 2021-03-11 at 3.58.54 PM.png

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