You can flag an issue to indicate that it's important. The card of a flagged issue is displayed in yellow in the Scrum backlog, Active sprints of a Scrum board, Kanban backlog (if enabled), and Kanban board, with the 'flag' icon replacing the priority icon.
Flagging or unflagging an issue
- Go to your board or backlog
- Select an issue and click ••• > Add flag
We're gradually rolling out a new issue view, which you may see on your boards and in your backlog. The issue detail view will look a little different and some procedures will change slightly. Take a look at our info page to see what's changed and get the latest updates.
Searching for flagged issues
The flag for an issue is stored in a custom checkbox field called "Flagged", which has only one value:
Impediment. Use the JQL query
Flagged = Impediment to find flagged issues.