Is there a way to number sub-tasks so that they relate back to the issue they support?

Currently both issues (stories) and sub-tasks auto generate a number when created - I am wondering if there is a way to have the sub-tasks generate a sub number to the story.   (e.g. Story is HRBAT-154  and has 3 subtasks - could they be HRBAT -154.1, HRBAT - 154.2, and HRBAT -154.3

 

My users are looking for an easier way to recognize a subtask as related to an issue. 

 

Thank you,

Pam

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No.  Subtasks remain issues in their own right and follow the same key rule as all other issues.  You would need to rewrite Jira and all its add-ons to change this.

Their parent is indicated in some places in the UI, although not quite enough in my opinion.

Thanks so much.  Not the answer they'll want - but at least I don't have to keep digging. 

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