Is it possible to have different languages for the status in the workflow and the issue

i.e.: The workflow status is "In Progress" but in an issue the status would be "In Arbeit" (german)

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Hi Alexander,

 

Yes, you can add different translations for a same status. You can do it at: Administration > Issue > Statuses > Add Translation. Look at the screenshot:

status_translation.png

The name of the status shown is the one corresponding to the language in the user's profile.

Regards,

Fidel

Yes, transition names can also be translated, but it's quite more complex to achieve. To do it you will need to:

  1.  Use i18n keys and translation files, or add your own keys and translations for each language that you need the translation for.
  2. Add the 18n keys in form of transition properties. You will have to set properties jira.i18n.title and jira.i18n.submit for each transition.

You have more information about the subject at:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-13723

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-6798

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Workflow+Properties

There is also a very interesting free plugin for doing very easy on-line translations, an even let users or certain users add or edit current translations easily, but unfortunately it doesn't allow to translate transition names.


 

 

Hello Fidel,

thanks for your support, thats exactly what i needed.

Is it also possbile to add translations for transitions in a workflow?

Regards,

Alex

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