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Get list of linked issues - how to?

Hi All,

some project leads of our user community faced us a difficult request. They want to get all linked issues for a particular ticket in JIRA. We know that there is such a JQL query for parent-sub tasks: "parent=..."

How to get the linked issues? We are aware of the Linked issues column but they need a list of issues row by row.

Is it somehow possible?

Thanks in advance,


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issue in linkedIssues(issueKey)


issue in linkedIssues(issueKey,linkType)

Hi Jobin,

thanks a lot!


i am not getting the linked issue by using the format you have shown.


My Code is:

def finding_link(self):
    a = self.jira.issue in linkedIssues('FLAS-54')
    print a,'-------'

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Thanks a lot!

Is there way to pull related links based on an issue key prefix? This will help to find tickets that have a dependency or blocked a specific project(s)

for example: 

PM wants to find other projects that are dependent on her projects 


issue in linkedIssues(project key,linkType)

issue in LinkedIssues ("PROJA", "blocked by"

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Could someone provide an example? I am trying to list all linkedissues for a particular release. The details I am looking for are issuekey and issuetype


An example would be similar to the following

project = ABC or issue in linkedIssues(TEST-123) ORDER BY Rank ASC
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Thank you for this. I've been looking for over an hour for this solution.

Thank you for your help. 

@David_Schokker is it possible to list several issues inside the linkedIssues()?

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Ticket 1 is created and has a linked ticket.   When the Linked to (relates to) ticket is closed, we'd like to transition the status field of TIcket 1 to a different status.

Is there a JQL command for linked tickets like this scenario?


Hi All,

I am trying to get Issues that are linked to another JIRA Project (and not specific to any jira issue). Does wildcard works in Linked issues?

My Requirement: Get all the issues in jira PROJECT1 that are linked to jira PROJECT2

issue in linkedIssues("PROJECT2*")

Used the Script Function and it works as expected:

issueFunction in linkedIssuesOf("project = Project2")
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I have tried this way (issue in linkedIssues("project = PS")) but it did not work and I had the error message : 

Issue 'project = PS' could not be found in function 'linkedIssues'.

Has anyone tried this function successfully?


Yes, it does work for me; I have been using this in Biggantt chart and Kanban filters.

Do check:

1. "PS" is a JIRA project key

2. Your formula needs a small corrections: its "issuefunction" AND "linkedissuesof"

(issuefunction in linkedIssuesof("project = PS"))

Hi Rahul Mittal,

1. Yes, PS is a project key

2. I don't have the Script Runner so the issuefunction  and the linkedIssuesof do not work.

I've watched in the doc for linkedIssues(), it can't have a filter as parameter.
I have to look for another way


Hi @NA  I have the same exact request and issue as you.   Did you find another way other than using linkedIssuesOf ?

What about searching for all issues (Stories or Sub-Tasks) with linked issues?

Hi John, I´m trying to get the results you´re looking for but with somthing more. I´m searching for closed or resolved Issues with open sub-tasks or blocking linked issues. I´m using the follow query:


project = "project" AND fixVersion in (version) AND issuetype in (Story, Bug, "Bug Subtask") AND status in (Closed, "Resolved") AND issueFunction in parentsOf("project = 'project' AND status in(Open, 'In Progress')") OR issueFunction in linkedIssuesOf("project = 'proyect' AND status in(Open, 'In Progress')", blocks)

But already the results include some stories with In Progress or Verified status and I don´t know why? Somebody have an idea?

dear all


I am trying to a have a dynamic list from Service Desk issue list where I list all the SD issues that have not linked to a proper issue in our JIRA software.


I did not understand how to extract the list of open issues - for a specific project - not linked to any issue.


Any idea?





Hello All,


Does something like this should for in cloud?


issue in linkedIssues("project = "X" AND fixVersion = BETA")

Dear Gino


we are not using fixVersion field - anyway I am not able to understand why I need to add that field to look for linked issued.


I need this to list a Service Desk Ticket and all the connected internal tickets.





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