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Bulk Edit Assign "is child of" to a group of issues


If I individually edit an issue within JIRA, and go into its edit field, I can change within the "linked issue" section to have the drop-down select a "is child of" element. This works ok with one or two issues, but I have about 15 more I need to link as "child" issues.


When I try to bulk edit, I don't seem to see this as something I can change. I am only able to see the Change Parent Link, which seems to only let me pick Epics as parents. I need to be able to link a series of "tasks" to a parent that is a "story".



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you can paste many entries in this field


by copy paste. When you have pasted the list you need to klick outside the field than the list above is shown in the field.

I've recently added 77 childs to one parent via this way. It took a while when I've pressed 'Update' in the end, but it worked.

I have a similar need, in my bulk upload screen I don't have a 'linked issues' option. Is that something I can add, or is there a work around?

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