I have been asked to rename the Epic issue type to Retainer. I am concerned that if I do that it will cause confusion for users with regards to Epic name, link, color and status.
Can I rename Epic name, link, color and status. to be Retainer name, link, color and status.?
It is possible to unlock and rename the fields on a Server/DC install, but it is not a good idea. Apart from "retainer" really not meaning the same things as what an "epic" is for and hence confusing people:
Jira is now quite widely used, and people coming from an environment that has Epics will find it very strange
While I've not run into problems with renaming Epic in an off-the-shelf Jira, it causes havoc with some apps, including some Atlassian ones! (and completely rules you out of ever using Align, I learned a few weeks ago)
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