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Documentation: added step in Customizing Status Values section

We now include instructions to check and update existing workflow
configurations to include the new status values.

Fixes #10047
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@@ -819,8 +819,31 @@ $g_status_enum_workflow[CLOSED] ='20:feedback,50:assigned';
+ <listitem>
+ <para>Check and update existing workflow configurations</para>
+ <para>If you do not perform this step and have existing
+ workflow definitions, it will not be possible to
+ transition to and from your new status.
+ </para>
+ <para>Go to the Workflow Transitions page
+ (manage_config_workflow_page.php), and update the
+ workflow as appropriate. Make sure that you have picked
+ the correct Project in the selection list).
+ </para>
+ <para>Hint: to identify whether you have any workflows that
+ should be updated, open the Manage Configuration Report
+ page (adm_config_report.php) and filter on 'All Users',
+ [any] project and config option = 'status_enum_workflow'.
+ All of the listed projects should be reviewed to
+ eventually include transitions to and from the newly
+ added states.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
<section id="admin.customize.customfuncs">

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