List subtasks under task and show parent task of subtask on Kanban board


I would like to know, how to show sub-tasks under parent issue and how to show the name of their parent issue right above them in a narrow gray box on kanban board.

Thank you,


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Luis Jersak Atlassian Team Nov 10, 2017

Hi, Martin.

Are you talking about the Kanban backlog by any chance (see the screenshot for reference)? If that is the case, you can check this article to see how you can enable the Kanban Backlog.


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Hi Luis,

I mean Kanban board. 

Example bellow. Please, notice POPIMDB-2179 subtask.


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