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How to assign an existing task to an epic

Hi all,

I need to assign an existing task to an epic (I have created the epic. But I am not aware of how to assign a previously created task to that epic). Could you please guide me on this :)



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Nir Haimov Community Leader Aug 23, 2018

Hi @Chethana Hashani

Add the field "Epic Link" (system field) to the edit screen of your task

There you choose your epic and save.

That's it, your task is now linked to the epic

how can I add the "Epic Link" to the edit screen of my task?
Please speak "chimpanzee" (step by step please!)

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ok - figured it out:
1) go to your project main page (click on the name)

2) bottom left of your screen - click project settings (text with grey cog icon)

3) in project settings options select "Screens" (second section from the top)

4) in "screens" section to the right select "Task" Scheme (it's not intuitive - scheme is above the icon of the issue type) - it will bring "dropdown" with list of options and schemes

5) in operations section, for each "option" you can now select the scheme and add "Epic link" (type "Epic link Relationship")

tadaaam! it works for me and if I was able to do this (and, believe me,  I'm not the quickest  monkey in the jungle), you can do it as well

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Ebru I'm New Here Jan 20, 2021

Hi, I face the same issue. And I can't see project settings. Why would this be?

The way I found it was on the ticket page click "edit" then click "Configure Fields" and then check the "Epic Link" checkbox


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