Workflows in YouTrack let you customize and automate the lifecycle of issues in your project. As a project administrator, you can attach existing workflows to your projects. You can access these settings on the Workflow tab of the Edit Project page.
When you attach a workflow, you can enable and disable specific rules for your project. These settings do not affect any other project in the system.
System administrators have the ability to create workflows and attach them to any project in the system. As a user with Read Project and Update Project permissions, you can also access the Workflows administration page and create your own workflows. For more information, see Workflows.
Attach a Workflow to your Project
Before you can use a workflow, you need to attach it to your project.
To attach a workflow:
Import a Workflow and Attach it to a Project
To import a workflow and attach it to a project:
- Click the Projects link in the main navigation.
- Open the project to which you want to attach the workflow.
- Click the Edit project link.
- Select the Workflow tab.
- Click the Import Workflow button.
- Select the ZIP file of the workflow you would like to import.
- Click the OK button.
The workflow is imported attached to the selected project.
Deactivate and Activate Workflow Rules
When you attach a workflow to a project, all of the rules are active and enabled. You can customize the workflow in your project by disabling and enabling specific rules.
To deactivate individual rules in a project:
When you disable all of the rules in a workflow, the workflow is detached from the project automatically.
To activate individual rules in a project:
If you no longer want to use a workflow, you can detach it from your project.
To detach a workflow:
Alternatively, you can disable all of the rules in the workflow. The workflow is detached from the project automatically.