Bulk editing issues and merge requests at the project level

Note: Bulk editing issues, epics, and merge requests is also available at the group level. For more details, see Bulk editing issues, epics, and merge requests at the group level.

If you want to update attributes across multiple issues or merge requests, you can do it by bulk editing them, that is, editing them together.

Bulk editing

Bulk edit issues at the project level

Note: You need a permission level of Reporter or higher to manage issues.

When bulk editing issues in a project, you can edit the following attributes:

  • Status (open/closed)
  • Assignee
  • Milestone
  • Labels
  • Subscriptions

To update multiple project issues at the same time:

  1. In a project, go to Issues > List.
  2. Click Edit issues. A sidebar on the right-hand side of your screen appears with editable fields.
  3. Select the checkboxes next to each issue you want to edit.
  4. Select the appropriate fields and their values from the sidebar.
  5. Click Update all.

Bulk edit merge requests at the project level

Note: You need a permission level of Developer or higher to manage merge requests.

When bulk editing merge requests in a project, you can edit the following attributes:

  • Status (open/closed)
  • Assignee
  • Milestone
  • Labels
  • Subscriptions

To update multiple project merge requests at the same time:

  1. In a project, go to Merge Requests.
  2. Click Edit merge requests. A sidebar on the right-hand side of your screen appears with editable fields.
  3. Select the checkboxes next to each merge request you want to edit.
  4. Select the appropriate fields and their values from the sidebar.
  5. Click Update all.