Asked by: Mirka Ipiña
asked in category: General Last Updated: 4th April, 2020

How do I create a new label in Jira?

How to add a label to an issue
  1. Click on the issue you want to label.
  2. Click the "pencil" icon (for label) in front of the word "Labels". A pop-up dialog box appears.
  3. In the pop-up dialog box that appears, do the following: type your label and press the Enter key, or.
  4. Click the "Update" button. The new label will be saved.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, how do I change labels in Jira?

2 answers

  1. search for issues with your particular label.
  2. bulk edit -> select all -> edit issues -> change labels -> add to existing.
  3. go back to your search and bulk edit again (at this point, both the new and old labels should be present)
  4. bulk edit -> select all -> edit issues -> change labels -> find and remove these.

Secondly, what is a label in Jira? JIRA - Label an Issue. Advertisements. A Label is used to categorize an issue. It is similar to the hashtag (#) used in twitter, Facebook or other social sites. It also helps while searching an issue.

Similarly, you may ask, how do I add multiple labels in Jira?

1 answer

  1. create a filter search, e.g. "project = myproject"
  2. once you have your filter producing the exact issues you want to add the label to..
  3. use Bulk edit, edit issue.
  4. add label and submit.

How do I manage labels in Jira?

There is no default feature to manage labels in Jira.

In Jira Cloud:

  1. do a search for your isssues.
  2. select all or a sub-set.
  3. use the ellipsis in the top right and select "bulk change all X issues"
  4. veryify those are the issues you want, click next.
  5. select edit issues, click next.

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