Translate Create issue button text


I am creating a language pack to change "Create Issue" to "Create Ticket". I have managed to change the "Issue" word everywhere in JIRA (6.1.4) but I cant find where the "Create Issue" button/menu caption is defined inside the language pack. I downloaded it from, JIRA-6.1.4-language-pack-en_US.jar.

From I added = Create issue

to com/atlassian/jira/web/action/, but that didn't work. That key is not in the language pack.

So, where is the "Create Issue" text defined in JIRA 6.1.4?


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This widget could not be displayed.

The key you are probably looking for is "alt.text.createnewissue".

You can use instructions from the following page to find a message key:

You can also try our InProduct translation plugin to translate messages directly in JIRA:


Hi Jacek,

I added the alt.text.createnewissue key to the com/atlassian/jira/web/action/ and it did the trick.

Thanks a lot for your help!



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