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I need a way to get a JQL querry which list me all the sub-task where its parent csuctom field has a certain value
Ex : List all sub-task where parent field "myfield" = "myvalue"
Any idea how to build this, coul not find proper way
I’m Charlotte, a support engineer at Appfire and I’m here to help you.
Unfortunately, using vanilla JQL, you’ll not be able to do it dynamically.
In the app where my team works, JQL Search Extensions for Jira, you can use this query to find all sub-tasks whose parent custom field has a certain value:
issue in subtasksOfParentsInQuery("'myfield' = 'myvalue'")
Please contact our support if you have any other questions about this query.
We’ll be happy to help you!
Hi @serge calderara,
unfortunately, this is trickier than one might think; as a "hierarchical query", it would really require some kind of join or subquery, which isn't available in plain Jira/JQL.
A few directions forward:
If you want to run your search dynamically, without manually "stitching" two queries together, you'll need extra tooling:
Hope this helps,
Just to expand on the last point, this is how this would look in the app that my team and I are working on, JXL for Jira. You'd simply create a sheet with all issues that are potentially relevant to you, enable the default issue hierarchy (that's just one click), and then use JXL filtering capabilities to narrow down to the issues that you care about:
Once you have your list of issues, you can work on these directly in JXL (much like you'd do in e.g. Excel or Google Sheets), trigger various operations in Jira, or export them for further processing.
Any questions just let me know!