Merge Request Priority

When going into the merge request board, on the top there is a dropbox which allows to sort the list of MR.
In the dropbox there is the ‘priority’ option: how does it work ?
I didn’t find a way to put a ‘priority’ in a MR…


Normally, the priority is set with labels (see for example GitLab-org (

There they use “P1”, “P2”, “P3”,…

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Ok, got it.

But in the dropbox you can select “Priority” or “label priority”
Your explanation seems to match with the “label priority”.

Any idea what “Priority” is for ?