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I see this question has been asked before. However, when I click the three dots in a task, I don't see "add to epic" or "add to parent".
Why not? When I create an epic, there is an option to add a new task. However, I want to a add an existing one.
I must mention that I am using Jira Business with a project management template, which does not have the epic type by default. I manually added the epic-type under Issue Type Schemes,
I don't know what you mean with ellipses. I ended up in the Custom Field settings (jira settings > issues > custom fields).
There I see the Epic Link feature you mentioned. I don't know what to do with it, though. It has a Locked label next to it. In the Issue Types column, it says "global".
When I click on the three dots next to it, I get this information:
Configure Custom Field: Epic Link LOCKED
Below are the Custom Field Configuration schemes for this custom field. Schemes are applicable for various issues types in a particular context. You can configure a custom field differently for each project context or in a global context. Moreover, project level schemes will over-ride global ones.
One possibility is that you are on cloud and you are using the new issue view. If so then you need to add "Epic Link" to your layout. You can add as a primary or secondary field.
Please keep your replies w/in the answer thread by using Reply vs. Answer.
The ellipses are in the upper right of the view issue screen. You referred to them in your original question as the "three dots".
I'm not able to find the field epic in the task fields after clicking configuration and If i click go to custom fields, I'm not able to associate the field with my project created in Jira Business with a project management template. There are issues using this template?
Hi @Carolina Waizani ,
this is a rather old thread to post, in which limits the number of folks that see it. Nonetheless, if you are using a business project (JWM) then you first need to ensure that you have added the epic issue type to your project. This can be done under project settings > Issue types. Next you can create an epic and then use the Epic Link field in your task to associate to the epic.
After creating the epic, I can create tasks, stories,...
The problem is that inside the story, task I'm not able to add the epic link or epic name as a field tobe clear for the developers. I can do that in my other projects but not using the project management template because is locked.
Feel free to create a new post to get more eyes on your question. In your post please share screenshots for the following:
Hi @Victoria Houen , of note that is for TMP project. For CMP you need to expose the Epic Link field. However, this too will change in the no too distant future as they move away from epic link in favor of "parent".