We are not able to add epic’s to any tasks that aren’t created with epics initially - this is a Classic version of Jira. We are able to do this in another project which is the next generation version and are wondering if its just something on this particular board or if it’s a limitation of the Classic version of Jira?
Any thoughts please?
There are a few ways you might associate a task with an epic.
If you are viewing the task issue, open it in Edit mode, find the Epic Link field, and therein type the name of your epic. The field should automatically present potential matches.
If you are in the Backlog screen and have the Epics pane displayed on the left and the task issue shows in the issue list section, you can click on the task issue and drag-and-drop it on the epic in the Epic Pane.
Are either of these methods ones you have attempted? Are you getting an error message?
Please provide more information.
We have created the Epics at a later date to the tasks. The only tasks we can add into the epics are the ones that are created as subtasks of the epic at the time.
When looking for an option to add it to the epic all we see is this:
See attached screenshot dated 23Nov2020.
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