How to clone the whole Epic and child issues included in the Epic?
Curently I‘’m using the free version of Jira, so I would like to know that do we have this function? How to use it?
Much apperaciate if you can help with this questions, thanks.
Hi @Lin Zhang,
As @John M Funk mentioned, it is possible to clone Epics and child issues included in the Epic.
After you've installed Deep Clone you would just have to
Deep Clone is easy to use and designed for every Jira user.
Feel free to reach out to our support, if you have further questions or feedback.
Hi @Lin Zhang,
Deep Clone for Jira is a paid Marketplace app. The costs are calculated based on your instance size. (Update 2022-01-27: Deep Clone for Jira is free for instances with up to 10 users.)
But you can test Deep Clone for Jira for free for a minimum of 30 days.
You can read more about Deep Clone pricing on our Marketplace page.
Hi @Lin Zhang
Create an automation rule like this - note that the right-hand part shows what you need to enter for the "create variable"-step (highlighted in dark background within the logic of the rule.
And what you need to set in the last "create"-step...
I tried to set up the automation you share but it is not copying the epic. It does create copies of the child stories in the epic but the child stories have no sub-tasks copied from the original stories.
I think I am missing something :-/
Any guidance you can provide is greatly appreciated Thanks
Hey, @Lin Zhang
I'm not sure if natively in the free version this feature is available.
I also tried to do this in a free cloud version even by automation, but I wasn't completely successful.
In the Standard version this option is completely released.
What you can try using the Standar version of the Cloud is to install the Script Runner plugin for the Cloud version, it is free for up to 10 users. In it you can work with some script that makes this cloning of epics with their child issues
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