How to configure Tooltip name on Transition Buttons

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This guide explains how to set the content of the tooltip on JIRA Transitions. The tooltip content is defined by the Description of the transition.


To Set the Tooltip / description of a workflow transition in JIRA:

  1. Navigate to:  > Projects > <Your Project Name>.
  2. Select Workflows and navigate to the affected project. 
  3. Click the edit Pencil and Edit the Transitions to add a Description. You Can Edit the Description by: 
    1. Clicking the affected Transition on the Diagram View, or 
    2. Selecting Text > <Transition Name> > Then clicking the Edit button.
  4. Save the Workflow, and you should notice the Tooltips updated immediately. 
  5. A video walkthrough of this procedure can also be reviewed.


Last modified on Feb 5, 2016

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