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Is it possible to change the type of task?

Cood afternoon!

I have the following situation: Epic was created, then several tasks were created and sub-tasks for them also. 

But these structure became complex and not understandable. So can I highlight  one task and make it epic ( chance type) in order to separate branches? 

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Mikael Sandberg Community Leader Jun 02, 2022

Hi @Svetlana,

Welcome to Atlassian Community!

Yes, you can change the issue type, all you have to do is use the Move function and move it to an Epic. Just go to the task you want to change and click on the three-dot menu and select Move and then follow the instructions.  

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So, i have one more question! 

Is it possible to put  sub-sub -task on the board ?

Now ony epic,task and sub-task are put.

Mikael Sandberg Community Leader Jun 02, 2022

No, a sub-task cannot have a sub-task.

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Thanks!  i've used these way. But sub-tasks of this task have been removed. 

It there way that doesn't delete sub-problems but make them on 1 level higher.


Task ->Epic

Sub Tasks -> Tasks

and so on 

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John M Funk Community Leader Jun 02, 2022

Hi @Svetlana  - Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

You should be able to do a Move on the issue and change the Issue Type to Epic. 

John M Funk Community Leader Jun 02, 2022

No, there's not a way to all of that at one time. It's a very manual process. 

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