If an issue is a sub-task of an epic, it does not show the epic link in its issue view.
Is this something that is configurable? I'd really like to see the epic link for everything that is in that epic's hierarchy.
Also, please note that "Epic link" field is only available for issues which are added to epics in the epic view by clicking on the "plus" sign. If you have a sub-task added to an epic it will never show the epic link in the issue view of itself because the relationship between sub-task and epic is that of parent-child relationship just like story-subtask and not the "epic link" relationship.
As these 2 are completely different relationships in Jira (Epic-Story link (epic link)) And (Parent - child) relationships
Thanks for pointing the ticket out. I'm not sure it exactly covers this case, and it does not look like it would be addressed any way.
> When viewing the sub-task you do see the parent's issue key in the listing, the issue key of parent is listed just before the sub-task's issue key
Sure, that makes sense for an abstract task-subtask relationship. However, I think that all items under an epic regardless of their type should have a clear and very visible and consistent indication that they belong to that epic. It would make sense to add if not a an actual 'epic link' but at least an 'epic badge' to the issue view of all its tasks, subtasks, bugs etc. That's all I'm saying.
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