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Edit issues

You can edit the title and description of any issue within Linear.

issue creation dialogue box


All workspace members will be able to edit an issue's title and description, regardless of who is the original creator of an issue. For comments, only the creator of the comment will be able to perform additional edits.


Edit issue title and description

You can edit an issue title or description by clicking directly on the title or description and editing inline. You can also use the methods below when editing an issue.

R to rename an issue

Ctrl + Shift + I to edit an issue description

Revert/Restore issue description

If changes have been made to an issue description and you would like to revert to the original issue description or view changes that have been made, open the command menu with Cmd K and search for Revert issue description... or choose the "Revert issue description" option from the ... menu on an issue.
The issue description history will be available in this option 10 minutes after a description has been modified.