Adding and Removing a Label in an Issue in JIRA Tool in Testing

Labels are very useful when searching for issues that have been given a specific label. When viewing an issue, the issue's labels appear in the "Details" section.

How to add a label to an issue

  1. Click on the issue you want to label.
  2. Click the "pencil" icon (for label) in front of the word "Labels".

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     A pop-up dialog box appears.

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  3. In the pop-up dialog box that appears, do the following:
    • type your label and press the Enter key, or
    • press the cursor-down key or click on the down-arrow icon  to select from a list of suggestions. The user can also type multiple labels, separated by spaces. It is to be noted that the issue's change history will always be updated when a label is removed.
  4. Click the "Update" button. The new label will be saved. The user can also add a label when creating or editing an issue.

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 How to remove a label from an issue

  1. Click on the issue you want to label.
  2. Click the "pencil" icon (for label) in front of the word "Labels". A pop-up dialog box appears.
  3. In the pop-up dialog box, click on the "x" that appears on the labels.

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  4. Click the "Update" button. Your change will be saved. The user can also remove a label while editing an issue.

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