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Epic Link Error message on subtask?

 

 

Why do I get this message when creating a subtask on an Epic? I have no problem assigning a subtask to an epic. The message is rather annoying and confusing to explain to other JIRA users.

 

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Nic Brough Community Leader Mar 30, 2016

Because Epics don't have subtasks - subtasks go on the stories within Epics.

 

But that's just it, i CAN add tasks to Epics! Even though the message says I can't!

Nic Brough Community Leader Mar 30, 2016

So if you can, then how?  Where is the error message happening?  You need to explain both when you get it, and how you think you are adding them to an epic.

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