Filter issues by blocking in sprint

Hi, I would like to filter issues in a sprint to show only those that block other issues in the sprint. 


For example:

  • Issue-100 = in current sprint, blocks Issue-102
  • Issue-102 = in current sprint
  • Issue-103 = in current sprint, blocks Issue-104
  • Issue-104 = in backlog

Filtering by issues that block other issues in this sprint would show only Issue-100.


I'm pretty new to this, but based on some brief googling it seems like JQL isn't capable of this. Are there any plugins that can do this? I'm open to paid solutions too.



2 answers


try this one:

issue in hasLinks("blocks") 

If it will not work install ScriptRunner plugin (older version was for free and it contains many useful jql functions)

Any question? Feel free to ask here! 



I can't seem to find the hasLinks function, nor can I find ScriptRunner (we're using JIRA Cloud 7.2). Am I looking in the wrong places? Thanks!

Script Runner is not available for JIRA Cloud...sorry wink

you can alwyas try jTricks plugin but is not for free

also Search Linked Issues for JIRA plugin is not for free

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Ignacio Pulgar Community Champion Mar 07, 2016

The function most similar to what you want is linkedIssues(issueKey,linkType). In example:

issue in linkedIssues(KEY-101,"is blocked by")

You might want to add a fixVersion or affectedVersion to this JQL.

It's a pity that the issue key is a mandatory parameter.

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