Yet another +1, hoping that this will get some attention.
I would like to have
I too would love to see this function as everybody else is dreaming of. It would make the project tool so much more useful for us.
Our team consistently has problems "losing" issues. We would very much benefit from this feature. Thanks!
As a workaround, webhooks or github actions can be used.
Here is an example action which will add any opened issues to a project on the repo (Although with about 10-15 seconds of delay):
The delay can be mitigated by running a self-hosted webhook listener.
Another upvote here. It makes perfect sense for all repositories assigned to a project to have that project as the default when reporting a new issue.
/edit @nadiajoyce is this the way to get this under the attention of the relevant people, or would mentioning it here be similar in effectiveness as telling it to my grandmother? ;) just checking :)