Change a Task into an Epic?

you change a task into an Epic?

We created a bunch of tasks and sub tasks but now would like the tasks to be Epics and the sub tasks to be just tasks. Is that possible?


2 answers

1 accepted

0 votes
Accepted answer

Actually i just found out that the project i was working on was not converted to an Agile project and that is why i could not change the type into an Epic.

0 votes
Timothy Chin Community Champion Mar 25, 2014

Epic is just another issue type in JIRA. You should be able to move the Task into a Epic issue. Just make sure that you enter all the required fields for the Epic issue type.

Hi Timothy,

Thanks, but what i was trying to do was not create an epic and drag the task into the epic, but take the existing task and convert it to an epic. So the task would no longer exist as a task but as an epic. Thanks in advance for you assistance!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Apr 22, 2018 in Jira Software

How-to setup a secured Jira Software 7.9.0 on Ubuntu 16.04.4 in less than 30 minutes

...PermissionsStartOnly=true User=www-data Group=www-data ExecStart=/opt/jira/bin/ ExecStop=/opt/jira/bin/ TimeoutStartSec=120 TimeoutStopSec=600 PrivateTmp=true [Install] WantedBy...

2,080 views 14 13
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you