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Update story point as the sum of story points of linked issues

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I need to update the story point of an "Initiative" as the sum of the "linked" epics. So epics are linked to the initiative (not as a subtask but as a link). Whenever the story point of the epics change, the change should get reflected in the way that the sum of story points of all the linked epics should be = story point of the initiative

 

1.  When: the value of story points changes

 

2. If the issue type is epic and there are linked issues

 

3. For the linked issues (which means the for initiative}

 

Story point  = {{issue.issuelinks.Story Points.sum}}

 

However, this is not working. The story point for the initiative is zero even when the story point for epic has values

 

This is similar to what was done here 

 

https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/automation-template-library/sum-up-story-points

Please help, urgent!

 

1 answer

We managed to get a sum of story points with the attached structure:

 

Story Points SUm.PNG

But here are the details:
WHEN: Field Value Changed to STORY POINTS

IF: Issuetype does not equal: EPIC

BRANCH: For Epic (Parent)

ACTION: lookup issues and include a JQL: "Epic Link" = {{issue.key}}
ACTION: EDIT ISSUE FIELD: Story points

Value: {{lookupIssues.Story Points.sum}}

 

This was the way we managed to sum up Story Points.

If this doesn't bring you the expected result, let us know.

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