Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Earn badges and make progress

You're on your way to the next level! Join the Kudos program to earn points and save your progress.

Deleted user Avatar
Deleted user

Level 1: Seed

25 / 150 points

Next: Root


1 badge earned


Participate in fun challenges

Challenges come and go, but your rewards stay with you. Do more to earn more!


Gift kudos to your peers

What goes around comes around! Share the love by gifting kudos to your peers.


Rise up in the ranks

Keep earning points to reach the top of the leaderboard. It resets every quarter so you always have a chance!


Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
Community Members
Community Events
Community Groups

How to link an issue to an epic in the "Scope view"

Hey there,


is there no way to directly link epics to initiatives and stories/tasks/whatever to epics directly in the Scope view?

Because it's possible to create new tickets and it would be nice to not have to open the issue in a new tab to enter than the new epic.

1 answer

0 votes
Earl McCutcheon
Atlassian Team
Atlassian Team members are employees working across the company in a wide variety of roles.
Aug 19, 2019

Hello Mirco,

To add a story to an Epic or adding an Epic to an Initiative from the scope view, select the issue that you want to link to the next hierarchy level up, to expand the details view for that issue and link it by setting the parent issue field with the desired parent issue:

Screen Shot 2019-08-19 at 10.29.56 AM.png

Alternatively contingent on the current hierarchy level that you are looking at, you can expose the parent issue type as a column per the current Hierarchy level, i.e. when viewing the story level can expose the Epic column and viewing Epic you can expose the Initiative level, then you can set the parent link using the parent issue type column for the current level you're viewing:

Screen Shot 2019-08-19 at 10.34.13 AM.png


Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
AUG Leaders

Atlassian Community Events