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Is there any way to re-order issues within an epic?

So, I create issues and assign them to an Epic.

 

Or sometimes I create issues from within an Epic.

 

But is there any way to re-order them, so that when I am viewing the Epic in detail, I can see the issues in a sequence that I control directly?

 

(and removing them all from the epic and then adding them back one at a time in the "proper" order doesn't really address the need since the sequence may change as the Epic evolves and issues start being worked on,etc)

 

Thanks!

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Marianne Miller Community Leader Feb 17, 2021

Have you tried dragging and dropping them to reorder?  I am able to select and click to drag to a new position in the list of epics.

When you say you are viewing the Epic in detail, are you looking at them in Epic view?

From the backlog, expand the Epic view from the tab on the left.  Within this view, you should be able to drag and shift around as you need.

 

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@Lisa Schnettler 

Welcome to the community.

As @Marianne Miller details you can reorder them (reprioritize them) in the Backlog view. The changes you make there will be reflected if you open the Epic issue itself and view the list of child stories. Otherwise, while directly viewing the Epic you cannot reorder its child issues. This is true for Classic projects. I have not checked what happens in Next Gen projects.

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That worked! I don't think I had ever clicked on that [sideways] Epics link! (barely even noticed it before your post made me look) Thank you!

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