Is there any way to manage resolution (e.g. per workflow, per project, per transition,...)?

Hello fellow JIRA-enthusiasts!

We need to use custom resolutions in our JIRA workflow and manage that well by setting workflow properties. However, we can neither set the default value nor control the order of the resolutions - the values are ordered by ID no matter what their order is in the property settings.

Does anyone have an idea on how we can set the default value for this particular workflow without changing the Global settings?

Many thanks


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Jira does not support this out of the box (at least in 5.x versions).

But you can embed some JS code in the description of some field present in the resolution screen, and, with this JS/code, access to the resolution field and make some option default if the project is XX, delete some options or whatever.

some examples with FixVersion:

Is a bit tricky, but is the only path I see to customize resolutions for each project.


Hi Nadine,

You can't set a default value thru workflow properties . But you can set the resolution to those values in the workflow post function (update issue field post-function )

If you want the user to pick up the resolution later on , then that wont happen.

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There are no workflow properties that support this now. I don't see an easy way to do this. Maybe try using a custom field and copy the value to resolution in the post function?

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