Filter Structure Board


My team has a large Structure board, approaching 100 Epics. We use it to view the hierarchy of work under each Epic...Features/Stories/Tasks to track progress on features and epics. How can I filter the view so that I only have to look at the 3-5 Epics I'm interested at any given time vs. all 100 epics?


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Have you tried using the quick filters at the top of the board?

Go to Board -> Quick Filters and name the board and enter the JQL for the epics you want to filter on: EpicLink in ("", "","")

Hi Craig,

In the search box, switch to S-JQL mode (click the faint button in the left of the textarea a few times) and enter the following query (you'll need quotes round your Epic Names if they contain spaces):

issue or descendant of issue in (["Epic Name" in (EpicName1, EpicName2)])

And then hit the Filter button at the far right of the search box.

Here's a perspective link to our Structure demo with a filter like this enabled -


Or specify the issue keys of your Epics:

issue or descendant of issue in (key-1, key-2, key-3)

Link to demo -

Try detoggling the Filter button in the examples to see how it works.


Hope that helps!


Hi @Robert Leitch [ALM Works], can I put the filter directly in the URL? I need to get the structure opened already filtered, time by time, with different parameters.


Thank you in advance



Hi Arianna,

You can't put the additional filter query into URL directly, unfortunately. You can use Perspectives to share the board configuration via URL –

Bu if you need to be able to modify the URL manually to get a different filter every time, I don't think that is currently supported.

You can open a Query Result in the Structure Board by specifying the URL-encoded query in the URL:


But that is probably not what you're looking for... Sorry about that!

Kind regards,

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