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Subtasks and workflow setup

I'm new to Jira and am playing with a VERY basic workflow. I've set it up as the image shows. When I create a subtask (which I set a blocking rule so subtasks have to be completed before the issue can be moved.

 

Problem is that when I try to close the subtask I have to click on the status button to go through every step of the workflow to get to done. If I open a subtask, I just want to be able to close it (or set to done) so I can move the issue forward in the workflow (pic 2 is what shows when I want to close the subtask).dev-proj1.jpgdev-proj2.jpg

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Hi @dennish_dcsorg_com,

You just have to create a second workflow that has only the status you need for your subtasks.

You then go to your Workflow Scheme and there you can add the new workflow and assign it to your subtasks.

Got it working. Thanks! One followup, is there a way to make the error message a little more friendly if I try to move a workflow that has an open subtask? All it says now is I can't move it and I may not have permissions, if I keep having the problem contact an admin. Not very intuitive.

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