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Link issue when transitioning a sub-task to an own issue Edited

Hey, I'd like to link issues in cases where a sub-task is transitioned to an own issue. For example, sub-task is transitioned to its own story. I now want the new issue being linked to the former parent.

This is what I tried but it fails. Any ideas?

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Hi @Lars Böhnke

After trying many things since last night, I manage to do something, but not quite what you want to achieve. And I think that I have found out the reason why:


The solution would be to track the changes for the Parent link. However the parent link is locked to the Premium Plan only.

I did manage to succeed on making a connection when a subtask was changing the parent, but NOT when a subtask was converted to an issue.

I honestly believe that with the standard plan this can't be done :(

What a pity. But thanks man for playing around with it! Appreciate it!

Like Alex Koxaras likes this

No problem. It's a pity that I wasn't able to help you

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Daniel Ebers Community Leader Jul 09, 2021

Hi @Lars Böhnke + @Alex Koxaras

could you please do me a favour and have a look into the following - in my instance (Free, not Premium) from the looks it worked - however there must be something in the wind, when you both said it is too hard it's unlikely this is what you are searching for.

Let's go.


What I understood and what works:
when a sub-task is existing under an issue and the sub-task will be converted to an issue using "Convert to issue" the user wants to have a link between the new (converted) issue and the former issue (the previous parent).

Please do a test and let me know what is missing.
Nothe the test was in a company-managed project. (Free plan).


Didn't work for me :( I use 

Value change → for parent link → for create issue

then link issue → split from → {{issue.parent.key}}

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Daniel Ebers Community Leader Jul 18, 2021

Two questions + one idea:
1.) the issue stays within the same project but gets assigned a different parent, correct?
You do not try to move it to another project if I understand it correctly, right?

2.) is this a company-managed project or a team-managed project?

3.) Could you please try to log the {{issue.parent.key}} using a log action, probably the step before actually linking?

1. yes

2. team-managed

3. Will try, thx

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