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Redmine Close Issue Button Plugin

This plugin adds the Close button to the issue toolbar in Redmine.


This plugin is compatible with Redmine 0.9.6, 1.0.2, 1.0.5, 1.1.0, 1.2.1, 1.3.1, 2.0.3, 2.1.0, 2.6.0.


These installation instructions are based on Redmine 2.6.0. For instructions for previous versions, see Redmine wiki.

  1. To install the plugin

    • Download the .ZIP archive, extract files and copy the plugin directory into #{REDMINE_ROOT}/plugins.


    • Change you current directory to your Redmine root directory:

        cd {REDMINE_ROOT}

      Copy the plugin from GitHub using the following command:

        git clone plugins/redmine_close_button
  2. Update the Gemfile.lock file by running the following commands:

      rm Gemfile.lock  
      bundle install
  3. Restart Redmine.

Now you should be able to see the plugin in Administration > Plugins.


This plugin adds the Close button to the issue toolbar in Redmine. The Close button is displayed if the following conditions are met:

  • A user is allowed to close the issue.
  • The issue is neither closed nor rejected.

To close the issue, click the Close button on the issue toolbar. close link on toolbar

This will change the issue status to Closed and its progress to 100%. close link result


Akzhan Abdulin,


Copyright (c) 2015 Undev

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.