Must always select from drop down menus

The menu across the top of Jira used to default to the last selection if you clicked on the heading. e.g. If I clicked on the word Agile it would take me to the Rapid Board I was last in. After the reformatting of the menus a month or so back it seems I have to always select from the dropdown menu. So now I click Agile, get a dropdown menu, then click the board I want. I'm usually accessing the same board, Project or going to the same Tempo view so it's getting a bit annoying to have to always select from the dropdown. Is it possible to turn the old behaviour back on or is there an alternative way of navigating.

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You can always bookmark your pages in your browser! But yeah, still annoying...

I think Atlassian has intentionally changed the behavior of those buttons. Which means they either received a bunch of customers requests for that, OR somebody defined that this is better for most customers.

Your options would be:

to raise a feature request at jira.atlassian.com (maybe there is already one?)

to right a plugin for JIRA that changes the behavior of the buttons. Or even adds some buttons for you. It really depends on whoelse is using the instance. I've seen JIRAs with a Favorites menu, where people can add whatever they want.

Good luck with JIRA!

Thanks Luzia. Atlassian confirmed the behaviour has changed. There is now a feature request https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/AOD-6266. But I'll look into what you have suggested.

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