HowTo: Filter to show sub tasks of a filtered list of parent tasks

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There's no native way in JIRA applications to show a list of only the sub-issues of a specific task. This is tracked as  JRA-59181 - Getting issue details... STATUS .


To work around this limitation, use the Craftforge Search Linked Issues for JIRA plugin to use a meta filter.

  • Install the plugin
  • Create a parent filter, that will catch your parent issues, and save the filter.

    project = MyProject AND fixVersion = "1.1.1" and issuetype in standardIssueTypes() and status != Closed
  • For this example, assume that the parent filter is named ParentIssueFilter
  • Create the Sub-task filter: 

    issue in subtaskIssuesFromFilter("ParentIssueFilter")


 To help improve the visibility of JRA-22153, please Vote for that issue. To remain appraised of the progress of that issue, please Watch the issue.

Last modified on Feb 19, 2016

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