Using MR templates from Repo when creating MRs from exisiting issues

In our repo we have issue and mr markdown templates in their appropriate folders. They are both functional when creating an issue or a merge request. However when trying to create a MR from an issue gitlab creates the MR based on the template in settings. I’d would like to know if it’s possible to use the templates in the repo for MRs created from issues.

I think you need to edit the MR and choose a new template (at least, that’s what I always do!).



I see. Do you do this everytime you open a MR from an issue?


Not all of the repos I contribute to have templates, and not all of the templates are suitable for every MR, but generally yes.

I think it may be possible to set a “default” template on the premium tier.