How do you search for all Sub-tasks that have a parent task of a specific Issue Type?

I want to create a JQL search that shows all sub-tasks whose parents are a specific issuetype?


We are using the Cloud version so I can't get the JIRA Tricks Plug-in

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Script Runner for Jira Cloud can achieve that through enhanced search with a query like this:

issueFunction in subtasksOf("type = <ISSUE TYPE>")

Note that this kind of search is executed outside JIRA's built-in Issue Navigator.

There's a rough workaround for achieving this with no need of plugins, but it requires several steps for it to function on a per query execution basis, so it is definitely not a handy solution... unless you need to get that info just a few times... If you are willing to invest about 15 minutes each time you need to get that info, let me know, and I'll explain this kind-of solution.


Thanks Ignacio. I was trying to make this work without getting a new plugin, but it seems like we won't be able to do this. Thanks for your tip!

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