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Epic not showing in backlog view

Hey jira buddies, 

i've made an epic and it's not displaying in the backlog board in our project. 

The epic has around 4 issues under it, but only 1 is displaying. 

Any help would be appreciated. 

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FUN MAN ANDY Community Leader Feb 25, 2020

Hey @Hobey Bennett ! Is this for a Classic or Next-Gen project type?



If classic make sure any and all filters are cleared clicking on "clear all filters".

Are you project admin?

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If Next Gen the Epic filters are in the top section of the back-log view.

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Hey, using classic and the filters are all off. 

It's weird :/ 

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FUN MAN ANDY Community Leader Feb 25, 2020

Hmmm.... I remember having this issue ages ago where I'd make a new issue (Epic, User Story, Task... whatever) and it would just disappear with a warning message "it's created but you can't see this" (or similar). I can't remember why nor what I did to resolve it, but i did FIX it and now i see everything.

Are you able to share a screenshot of your Board?

Also, is the Epic visible in the regular Issue overview and can you easily access it?

FUN MAN ANDY Community Leader Feb 25, 2020

Oh... and it may sounds really silly, but have you got the right Board open on your screen? (That sometimes happens to me what with so many projects and so many boards. LOL)

Hey I actually fixed this. 

It was just to do with the board preferences, not allowing it to be viewed. 


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Hey @Hobey Bennett 

I am getting the same issue, which board preference setting fixed this?


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