If I add new sub task issue types to a project why are they not visible

Hi

I added new sub task issue types to a project but they are not visible in edit mode, but are available in

the move/migrate issue screen. Is this a requirement in Jira.

6 answers

You can't simply edit the Issue Type of an issue. You have to Move it to another type.

That's how JIRA works.

Sorry but that's not right. As Janet outlined you can chage the issue type but the issue type has to have the same field config (workflow...) and the issue type has to be present as a field on the edit screen...

Cheers Christian

Oh..is it ? I didn't know that and never tried too.

Thanks for correcting me.

No problem:-)Trying to revoke my down vote...

Sorry for the missing detail

If I open an exisiting sub task- select edit - and then attempt to change the issue type field to the new sub task issue type - but the new types do not display except for the original ones.

Thanks

HEy,

what do you mean with "in edit mode"? You don't have the option "create subtask" in your issue operations tab (more actions) when viewing an issue?

Cheers Christian

0 votes
Janet Albion Atlassian Team Mar 06, 2013

Hi,

The Field Configuration for the Subtasks must be the same. For example, SubtaskA and SubTaskB are both using "Field Configuration XYZ".

Hi Guys

Tried and even though the subtask has the same workflow and is available on the edit screen. The new Subtasks still do not display.

But if select the Move Issues using the Bulk Operation then the New Subtasks display

Looks like it is a Jira requirement.

Regards

This is currently not possible in Jira. All subtask must have the same issue type as their parents. But you can have look at the plugin "Structure". It could help you but it is not free.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

3,006 views 12 18
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot