In our workflow, most of transitions are restricted to the assignee (only the guy assigned to the issue may request transiting to next step in the workflow). This means that the transition button does not offer the same list of transition depending on the assignee.
Until a few fays, assigning an issue to yourself was updating the transition button in real time, and you could apply a transition that is normally restricted to the assignee.
But for the last few days, you have to refresh the page for the button to take into account the new assignee.
1- create a new issue
= the new issue is not assigned by default in our workflow
= the transition button offers only one possible transition
2- assign the issue to yourself
= you should now be allowed to transit to step A, but the transition button still prevent it
3- refresh the page
= now the transition button offer the transition to step A according to the fact that you are assigned to the issue
A few days ago, step #3 was not necessary.
I am using Chrome 85.0.4183.102, with Jira (on cloud).
Hello @Stephane Ronse
Thank you for reaching out.
The behavior you are facing where an issue refresh is needed when meeting the condition requirements of the workflow transition is a known bug in the new issue view of Jira Cloud:
Feel free to vote and watch the bug to increase its priority and also receive notifications about its fix implementation.
That being said, the only explanation to the fact that this behavior was not reproducible before in your site is that you were not using the new issue view. If you want to switch back to the old issue view where this problem is not reproducible, follow the steps below:
Let us know if you have any questions.
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