Project settings

Adjust merging issues under project settings

Project settings have an impact on all merges done by any Jira user on issues from the current project. To adjust settings to your needs, follow the below steps.


  1. Choose Projects > project in which you want to configure manual merging

  2. Under Project Settings select Issue Merger manual

  3. Fill up fields of your choice

  4. Click Save to save the configuration

Configuration option nameDescription


Target issues will be restricted to the selected projects. Empty means all projects are available.

Fields available to merge

By default, all fields can be merged (option No restrictions). If you choose at least one field, only fields selected here will be available to select on the 'Merge to' dialog.

Default fields to merge

Select which fields should be selected on 'Merge to' dialog by default. You can select only from fields that are available to merge (setting above).

Source issue status

By default, all issues can be merged (option No restrictions). If you choose at least one status, only issues in that status will be possible to set as source issues.

Move source issue after merge to status

Transition source issue to selected status after a successful merge

Change resolution after merge to

Transition target issue to selected status after a successful merge

Sync next comments

When enabled, all future comments between merged issues will be synchronized

Stop comments sync

Feature to determine when 'Sync next comments' should stop works.

Delete source issue

When enabled, the source issue will be deleted after the merge

Panel on issue view

When enabled, the Bulk Actions is visible on the issue screen. (By default this option is enabled)

Add reporter of source issue as request participant in target issue

Applied only to JSM issues

You can check Global settings for further customization.

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