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Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 1 of 5

Github projects, issues and pull requests

I am trying out github projects for the first time. I have a project with "Automated kanban with reviews" setup. I am creating issues in the "To Do" lane, and when I want to start working on an issue I move it to the "In Progress" lane. When creating a pull request for that issue is there a way to automatically link the pull request to that issue without creating another issue in the board?

 

From what I understand the only way to manage this is to add something like "resolves #5" in the decription to automatically close the pre-existing issue in the board when the pull request is closed. This workflow seems very strange since, I have to managed multiple issues. 

 

Not sure if I'm doing something wrong or if this is the way it is intended workflow.

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Community Manager
Message 2 of 5

Re: Github projects, issues and pull requests

Hi @kitzin,

 

If I am understanding correctly, I think you would need to reference the issue without using the resolve, close, fix keywords. Use the `#5` or whatever the issue number. 

Let me know if this accomplishes what you want to achieve.

 

Cheers!

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Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 3 of 5

Re: Github projects, issues and pull requests

Hi @kitzin, Did you find any solution for this issue?

 

@angela-crist - the problem is we have 2 tickets for each feature/bug (one for the issue and the second for the PR)

Copilot Lvl 2
Message 4 of 5

Re: Github projects, issues and pull requests

I would also like to know if either of you @kitzin / @tkeidar found a solution to avoid duplicate cards (one for the issue, one for the PR) on the project, please

Ground Controller Lvl 1
Message 5 of 5

Re: Github projects, issues and pull requests

Same here. In waffle.io the PR's and issues are linked together when you add something like "Fixes #5" in the PR description. It really helps to keep things organized.

 

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