Thanks so much for your votes and comments on this issue.
While we don't have plans to address this feature in the next 12 months, we are keeping this on our roadmap and plan to address it in the future, along with other bulk actions like
In the meantime, there are a number of possible solutions, including a plugin on the Atlassian Marketplace and several scripts offered by other customers in the comments below. Since these solutions are not available in JIRA OnDemand, we are keeping this in our roadmap and want to make sure all customers have access to a solution.
While we will not be addressing this feature request in the next 12 months, we plan to resolve several other top voted feature requests in the next 12 months, including
JRA-3821, JRA-1549, JRA-5783, and JRA-7659. And we have recently resolved both JRA-19083 and JRA-7686, two other highly voted feature requests.
Thanks for your patience and we hope you appreciate our open approach to feature requests.
JIRA Product Management
brollins at atlassian dot com