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parentEpic search function always tells me issue key invalid

This one is kinda driving me crazy. I want to search an epic and display all the tickets and subtickets inside of it. 

I can search "Epic Name" = "Renewal Blockers - Email" but when i switch to parentEpic = "Epic Name" i got invalid syntax errors. 

Is there something wrong with how I am using the parentEpic?

Can't find much details on this error but there are loads of threads advising to use this filter.

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Hi @Jon Reafsnyder 

Please try using the Epic's Key value for searches with parentEpic, such as

parentEpic = myKey-123

Please look here for more information about parentEpic:


Best regards,


Thanks. That was it. I couldn't really tell it was specifying the link name vs actual label name.

Like Bill Sheboy likes this

Jon, I am glad that worked for you.  Please consider marking this question as answered; that will help others searching for solutions find them faster.  Thanks!

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