Can we add an expand feature to an epic?

We would like the ability to add an expanding feature to an epic, ex. expand an epic to reveal sub-tasks beneath the epic .  Conversely, we would also like to condense sub-tasks under an epic.

Is there a way when we are searching for issues or tasks, that only the epics are shown in the search filter? This way when we select an epic, the sub-tasks expand beneath the epic?



       Sub-Tasks A

       Sub-Tasks B


       Sub-Tasks A

       Sub-Tasks B

       Sub-Tasks C

We are a publishing business and we are having trouble filtering through hundreds of sub-tasks.  We are planning to use epics as 'campaigns' and the projects as our 'advertisers'.  Since we run hundreds of campaigns need a solution to organize our view.


Thank you for the help!

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Hello @Jenny Lapat,

First of all... I have a doubt:

Do you not use Tasks?

And now, lemme try help you.

  1. To find only Epics
    1. you can use Type = Epic at your filter. 

  2. And to show only issues in Epic, 
    1. you should use this filter: issuekey in linkedIssues("<EPIC_ID")


Did I help you? 




Thanks for the response.  I still don't think this is exactly what we're looking for though.  We want to see if there is any option to essentially shrink the view / expand a sub-task under an epic.  Don't think this is possible but just want to double check.

Thank you for the help.

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