Multiple workflows for an issue type

hi all,

I want to know if it's possible to have multiple workflows that use only an 'issue type' ?

Let me show you an exemple :

Issue type : A

Worflows : X, Y and Z

If I select my issue type A, it will allow me to select three differents workflows (by dropdown) and the continue to the workflow.

I cannot found this option in Jira, anybody has an idea about it?

Thanks a lot in advance for your help.

Regards,

 

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Not in the same project. 

The project and issuetype combined determine which configuration to use, including the workflow, so you can't do it.

Your options are:

  1. 3 issue types with three different workflows
  2. Merge the workflows and use conditions to say things like "if custom field = 1, then only show transitions for route 1" (All your issues of this type will need the same starting status, and a workflow diagram will show everything, but if you're careful you can give three totally different and independent routes through a single workflow)

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