In next-gen projects, it seems that an issue's status (To Do, In Progress, etc) is completely distinct from its location on the Backlog or Board.
Presumably this is by design, but it does seem unintuitive to me. Is there any documentation about this?
And is there a way to automate the board position based on the issue status?
Hi @elenushhh. I can see the work around, but this adds steps to a workflow that I think should happen automatically. And if a user forgets to do, e.g. by changing the issue status directly in the issue itself, then this gets missed and the Board is no longer accurate.
Thanks for the feedback @Ian Munday. The Backlog and the Board are different lists and currently independent of the workflow. We will be building in automations in next-gen and as you mention this is an example of something that could be automated. We'll also keep an eye on whether this is causing wider confusion.
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