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Find tasks/subtasks not linked to stories

Hi everyone


I'm writing a few housekeeping filters to help find "orphan" issues.

For example, to find stories that aren't linked to epics, I'm successfully using this string:

type = Story AND "Epic Link" = EMPTY ORDER BY priority

I would like to do something similar to find tasks,subtasks, and bugs that aren't linked to a story ticket type.

Is that possible? Thanks!!



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Liam Green Community Leader Oct 09, 2020

Hi @Barry Prendergast 

Welcome to the community.

I think the following should do what you need:

issuetype in (task, Sub-task, bug) AND parent is EMPTY

Let me know if it works :-)

Regards, Liam

That worked perfectly! Thanks Liam!

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Liam Green Community Leader Oct 10, 2020

No problem. Thanks for accepting the answer!

Same issue above but I get an error that Parent does not support the operator IS...  thoughts?  this is an on premise version of Jira if that makes a difference.  

Liam Green Community Leader Nov 02, 2020

Hi @John Boyes 

As this question is solved, you should post yours as a new question using 'ask the community' at the top.

Thanks, Liam

@John Boyes try issuetype in (subTaskIssueTypes()) AND "Parent Link" is EMPTY 

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