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Sorting tasks

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Hi,

How can I sort tasks in the "Assigned to me" view in the System Dashboard in such a way that sub-tasks are always under their parent tasks? Obviously, I want them to be grouped.

Sorting by key does not always work, since some a subsequent parent task could have been made before a subtask is created to the preceding parent task. In this case, the sub-task would only occur after the subsequent parent task, which is not desirable.

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John M Funk Community Leader Jun 08, 2022

Hi Niko - Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

I don't believe you are going to be able to control that. 

Hi @Niko Miller

just to add to John's answer: If you're open to solutions from the Atlassian Marketplace, you could get very close to this using JXL for Jira.

JXL is a full-fledged spreadsheet/table view for your issues that allows viewing and inline-editing all your issue fields - plus it allows showing your issues in their parent/child hierarchy. The set of issues to be shown in a JXL "sheet" is based on JQL, so you can easily build an "assigned to me" sheet (based on "assignee = currentUser()" query).

This is how this could look in action:

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Many customers use a sheet similar to this as a "de-facto dashboard" for their work. We're also about to ship full "dashboard support" for JXL, so you'll be able to add something like the above to any Jira dashboard. (Disclaimer: I work on JXL :)

Hope this is useful,

Best,

Hannes

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