Create issues from Confluence, 'Link to Epic' is missing

When I create JIRA issues from the product requirements template in Confluence, the 'Link to Epic' setting is missing.

Screenshot of feature that is missing is:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jrdof96rymj4e9w/Screenshot_2014-07-04_16_34_29.png

This feature seems like it would be very valuable to have and I am unable to figure out how to get it to show.

Anybody have expierience in this area?

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Hi Robert, you need to have an existing link to an Epic in the same Confluence page in order to see the opition to link issues with the Epic. http://awesomescreenshot.com/02333i7xd2

Cheers

It doesn't work for me, any idea?

image2015-7-3 13:54:40.png

The descripted solution doesn't work for me as well. Epic link is embedded in the same confluence page but when I pull up the "create issue" dialog no epic link checkbox is shown.

There is an actual problem in confluence where the above answer may not be the resolution. See https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONFSERVER-41078

This is affecting me on Confluence server 6.9.0 linked with JIRA 7.9.2

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