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How Can I convert two or more tasks in sub-task?

Lameck Oliveira Jun 01, 2016

Hello,

I know how I can convert one by one task in a sub-task. But could I do that for two or more tasks in one action?


Thanks.

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Ignacio Pulgar Martín Community Leader Jun 01, 2016

Yes, you can convert multiple tasks into subtasks: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-13245

For doing so, perform a search > bulk change > Move Issues.

It is a little bit difficult to find, as logic seems to say that it should be categorized as an Edit Issues operation instead.

Hope it helps.

Lameck Oliveira Jun 02, 2016

Thanks! 

1 vote
Rintu Das (Rin2) Dec 26, 2017

Step 1: Search for the tickets from issues -> search for issues

Step 2: Select search criteria

Step 3: After getting the desired tickets list, click on three dots at the right corner and select move

Step 4: In next step follow the instruction to convert ticket to sub task.

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Peter Toudjarski Jun 01, 2016

Lameck,

Unfortunately, not OTTB sad. I haven't tried scripting but I imagine it could be possible.

Lameck Oliveira Jun 02, 2016

To have multiple issues converted to sub-task, you can use Bulk Operations. Please note that when converting multiple issues, all of them will share the same parent issue.

  1. Go to the issue navigator and query for the tasks you want to convert.
  2. Click Actions > Bulk change.
  3. Select "Move Issues.
  4. Finally, select the project, issue-type and parent. 
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