How do you clone multiple stories?

We want to clone a series of stories all at the same time. Is there a way to do this through JIRA?

Example is:

- We have 20 stories associated with each new project.

- We want to be able to use the old 20 stories (for a previous project) but with the new project name.

- If there are other ways besides cloning - like batch story creation - that would be great as well.



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You can't clone to another project without a plugin like Clone Plus Plugin for JIRA (not available with OnDemand). However, you can create issues via JIRA Command Line Interface using createIssue. See also How to create projects or sets of issues based on a template.

Can the stories be cloned to next sprint? Instead of moving them to next sprint i want to create a duplicate story , will cloning work for this?

Future plans to provide this within the On-Demand framework, Andrej?

+1 for Atlassian cloud support


That's not free anymore

No default means through the 0n-Demand infrastructure.

But, I bet a simple request through your Atlassian support channel could tackle the work for you at the db level. Don't quote me;).

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David Chan Atlassian Team May 21, 2013

There's not bulk operation for cloning in JIRA's interface, but you can do a search via the issue navigator and use the gear icon to clone each ticket.

It's not the most ideal, but it's faster than opening each individual ticket.

Or you can export all the fields to CSV file, and then import them again

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