Suppress "Update Parent Issue" pop-up?

In GH, I have stories with sub-tasks and stories show as swimlanes with the sub-tasks underneath.

When all the sub-tasks are moved to our Done (closed state) column, a pop up is presented that says:

"Update Parent Issue

All sub-tasks for parent issue XYZ-01 are now Closed.

Do you want to update this parent issue to match?"

I understand this is normally helpful, but not for us.

Is there any way to suppress it?

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Ahmad Danial Atlassian Team Apr 10, 2013

Hey there, Doug.

I don't think that this can be configured via the JIRA UI itself. Since this requires the customisation of your source code, we would recommend you to either contact the following channel that might be able to provide you with the assistance that you need.

Hope this helps.

Warm regards,


I was able to edit the header.jsp to turn this off see this answer

I just posted on the JIRA Software suggestion:

Essentially, you can use Script Runner to temporarily disable the "Closed" transition for the parent issue... and thus the popup won't be displayed.

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