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Currently, next-gen projects do not support Zephyr Test issue type. We have a feature request suggesting the implementation of this ability:
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Do you have any update on next-gen projects supporting Zephyr Test issue type?
With Zephyr Tests unsupported, we have no choice but to move back to classic version of Jira project (as test planning, execution and reporting is one of the most important aspect of all our projects).
Our Product Manager Abhinaya commented on the feature request with some updates:
I am Abhinaya and I am a Product Manager at Atlassian working on next-gen Jira. I'm aware that currently, it is not possible to use Zephyr for next-gen projects since custom issue types cannot be created programmatically i.e. via an API. You'll be happy to know that we have prioritised this piece of work. I will update this ticket once we have started work on it. Thank you for your patience.
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I saw that our PM answered you on the feature, but just to let you know that when we migrate from a next-gen to classic, it's not possible to keep the same project key and also the issue key will change.
As next-gen are independent, we can only move the tickets to a classic project.
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