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TEMPVIMAE I'm New Here Jun 15, 2021

Can I write a JQL for getting all the EPICS in the project that do not have stories under them.

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Jack Community Leader Jun 15, 2021 • edited

Not without an add-on. For example Scriptrunner provides the following option…

Issuetype = epic  and issuefunction not in haslinktype (“epic-story link”)

Hi @TEMPVIMAE  -- Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

How often do you need to do this, and do you have funds to purchase marketplace addons?

  • When you need this once: consider exporting your issues to a spreadsheet and perform the comparison there
  • When you need this often and have funds for addons: consider marketplace addons like @Jack suggests
  • When you need this often and do not have funds: consider using a scheduled automation rule to either count the children and email you, or add the count to a custom field in the epic and then you can report on it later with JQL

Best regards,

Bill

Vanilla JQL doesn't support it. You can export your issues to spreadsheet and process the data there. Obviously it only works for one off jobs.

You can find such epics with our app JQL Search Extensions.

If you install it you'll be able to perform this search:

issuesInEpicCount = 0

 I hope this helps!

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