Article version: Enterprise Server 2.13

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Assigning issues and pull requests to other GitHub users

Assignees clarify who is working on specific issues and pull requests.


  1. On GitHub Enterprise, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  2. Under your repository name, click Issues or Pull requests.

    Issues and pull requests tab selection

  3. Select the checkbox next to the items you want to assign to someone.

    Issues metadata checkbox

  4. In the upper-right corner, click Assignee.

  5. To assign the items to a user, start typing their username, then click their name when it appears. You can select and add up to ten assignees to an issue or pull request.

    Issues assignment drop-down

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