New statuses not available for use
This issue is mentioned in the FAQ along with the way to fix it.
The trouble is: We have 7 roles, 6 trackers and 9 statuses and updating each one when we added each new status was a major pain. We are talking about adding another status, but we are not doing it because the process to have it work is too long and complicated.
After all that background: the feature we would like to see is some way to easily add a new issue status to all roles at once. We can go back later and remove it from the ones who should not have it.
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#1 Updated by Jean-Baptiste Barth almost 9 years ago
My personal opinion is: "if it's too long and complicated, then you probably don't really need this new issue status".
Anyway, if you want such a feature to be included in a future release, you could help us specify how it could work, it would save developers a lot of time: think about what it could be, what links or buttons or options we should have, how it should behave in standard cases, edge cases, etc. If you have some ideas about the design, build a mock (balsamiq is perfect for that for instance).