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A sub-task issue is typically one of many tasks that make up a story (or parent issue).

To create a sub-task:

  1. Click the Agile link's down-arrow in the top navigation bar, then select your preferred board from the resulting dropdown menu.
  2. If you are using Scrum and the issue is currently in the planning phase, click Plan; otherwise click Work.
  3. Locate the parent issue (story) for your new sub-task, and click its issue key (or type t in Work mode) to display the Issue Detail View on the right-hand side of the screen
  4. Click the sub-tasks icon:
  5. Click Create Sub-Task.
  6. Enter your sub-task's details into the Create Issue dialog box (see Creating an Issue).


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