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Move Issues

Moves issues to a different repository.
Screenshot of Move Issues app
Screenshot of Move Issues app






January 16, 2018

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A GitHub App that Moves issues to a different repository.


  1. Install the GitHub App
  2. Create .github/move.yml based on the template below
  3. Move an issue by creating a comment with the command: /move to <repo>


Create .github/move.yml in the default branch to enable the app. The file can be empty, or it can override any of these default settings:

# Configuration for move-issues -

# Delete the command comment. Ignored when the comment also contains other content
deleteCommand: true
# Close the source issue after moving
closeSourceIssue: true
# Lock the source issue after moving
lockSourceIssue: false
# Set custom aliases for targets
# aliases:
#   r: repo
#   or: owner/repo

Command Syntax

/move [to ][<owner>/]<repo>
/move to repo
/move to owner/repo
/move repo
/move owner/repo

Supporting the Project

Move Issues is an MIT-licensed open source project. Its ongoing development is made possible thanks to the support of awesome backers. If you'd like to join them, please consider contributing with Patreon.

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