I want to use a different workflow scheme for my project


I created a new workflow scheme and now I want to activate ist and unse ist for my project.

My JIRA-Version is 4.4.3 an I'm logged in as JIRA Administrator (and I'm Admin for this project).

When I go to the starting page for my project, click on the workflow-link and then on Actions -> use a different scheme, my new scheme ist not selectable. What can be the reaseon(s)?

Thanks a lot for your help!


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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Jul 01, 2012

Hi Jens,

did you assign workflows to your workflow scheme ?

Have a look here: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Activating+Workflow

Did you follow all the steps described there ?



Yes, I created and assigned workflows. And I recognized the FAQ, but when I reach step 5 of "

Disassociating a Workflow Scheme from a Project"

(see the image) my new scheme is not displayed in the dropdown:

Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Jul 01, 2012

can you add this workflow scheme to a new project ?

Hi Thomas,

no, it's the same problem with a new project.

Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Jul 01, 2012

- Can you add any other workflow schemes to your project ?

- Having a look at the workflow schemes (Administration > Issues > Workflows > Workflow Schemes), is there anything unusal with your workflow scheme ?

If there is nothing unusal, I don't have another idea, what is going wrong here. Maybe someone else has a clue ?

oh shit - I mixed up issue type scheme and workflow scheme. I created all issue types, workflows, steps, transitions, .... but forgot to define a new workflow scheme to connect ist with the projekt...

I'm sorry to waist yout time!

Thanks a lot


Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Jul 01, 2012

no problem, you're welcome.

The main thing is, you found the problem.



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