I want the assignee to stay the same after a story is closed. Right now it gets assigned back to project lead and it is affecting the work flow. Is it possible? Can anyone please update the steps to enable this settings in jira for a specific project.
If it gets assigned to someone else when a story is closed, that is most likely because there is a post function in your workflow responsible for this.
Fixing this is basically very simple:
You mention "enable this settings in jira for a specific project".
If your workflow is being used for multiple projects and you want the change to apply to just a single project, you will have to take a couple of additional steps. Before you update the workflow, create a copy of the workflow and the workflow scheme of your project first:
Then, apply the changes described above to the copy of the story workflow. And finally:
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