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How can we display the parent link (of features) in the backlog view of linked issues?

We are using Portfolio for Jira and we like to make use of the hierarchical structure it offers. So we have Epics linked to Features and Features linked to Issues. In the backlog view of the issues we would like to see the parent link displayed, i.e. to which feature the issue is linked, so people maintaining the backlog can grasp at a glance which issues belong to the same feature. Is there a template underlying this view? Can it be adapted?

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Hi @voger05

Do you mean a Backlog on a Board or the Backlog within Portfolio?

If on a Board (like a Kanban Backlog) - you can:

  1. Go to your Board Settings / Board Configuration (Cloud or Server)
  2. Select Card Layout on the left-hand side
  3. Choose to add a field to the Backlog view - select Parent Link. Do the same on the active board if needed
  4. Press "Back to Board" in top-left

If you mean on the Backlog within Portfolio, can you let me know host type you have (Cloud or Server) and what this refers to? 

For example if you mean the full scope view, the Features should be grouped under the Issue. If not (eg. "Features without Issues" is shown) this might be an issue with your issue sources. 

Ste

Thanks very much!

thanks. I was able to add a field in the backlog. 

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