Working with issues

As we have seen, issues are the center of JIRA. So, it should be no surprise that JIRA 5 (and especially 5.2) comes with many new features and enhancements for working with issues. In the following sections, we will look at what you as a user can do with issues and some of the new features in JIRA 5:

  • Create/edit changes
  • In-line editing
  • Sharing issues
  • Remote issue link

Creating an issue

When creating a new issue, you will need to fill in a number of fields. Some fields are mandatory, such as the issue's summary and type, while others are optional, such as the issue's description. We will discuss fields in more details in the next chapter.

There are several ways in which you can create a new issue in JIRA. You can choose any of the ...

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