Feature #23610

Add setting to reset an issue status when copying from another one

Added by Vincent C. 7 months ago. Updated 7 months ago.

Status:NewStart date:
Priority:NormalDue date:
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Category:Issues
Target version:3.4.0
Resolution:

Description

ATM, when copying an issue A to an issue B, the user can choose between 2 statuses :
- The status from A (which is selected by default)
- The default status of current tracker from B

But this can lead to problems :
- B may be in a status that the user can't interact with
- It allows user to skip parts of a workflow
- (Specific) This leads to unintended cases, which mess up things like external data exports or billing

They can manually change the status of B during the copy, but from my experience, they don't (the status is reset on about 10% of copied issues only)
This behaviour should be set in the Administration panel.

The patch is attached, and here's the corresponding commit : https://github.com/vincent-clipet/redmine/commit/45335d4e9e7d7d4aa89dbc282c52dc1b0368b116

It adds a configuration setting (reset_issue_status_on_copy). When checked, all copied issues statuses are forced to the default status of the current tracker.

This fixes :
#17576
#10601
#1551
#10348 (Partially)
#16230 (Partially)


Related issues

Related to Redmine - Defect #10348: Wrong issue statuses assignment during issue copy New
Related to Redmine - Defect #10460: Copy Issue should Copy Watchers New
Duplicated by Redmine - Feature #17576: Ability to choose, in administration page, the behaviour ... Closed 2008-06-30

History

#1 Updated by Jean-Philippe Lang 7 months ago

  • Target version set to 3.4.0

#2 Updated by Fernando Hartmann 7 months ago

+1 this, and for, applying to the copied subtasks the same behavior.
Explaining, when copying a issue that has subtask, the reset status behavior should be applied tho the new subtask too.

#3 Updated by Go MAEDA 7 months ago

  • Duplicated by Feature #17576: Ability to choose, in administration page, the behaviour of status during copying issues added

#4 Updated by Go MAEDA 7 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#5 Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA 7 months ago

  • Related to Defect #10348: Wrong issue statuses assignment during issue copy added

#6 Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA 7 months ago

  • Related to Defect #10460: Copy Issue should Copy Watchers added

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