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Issue filter "Sprint" filters all subtask issues

On the issue navigator > advanced issue search i can filter by different fields. 

Filtering by status (e.g. 'in progress') returns all issues in said status. Correct

Filtering by Sprint, returns only all non subtask issues, regardless whether i also filter for issue type and include all kinds of tasks. And yes, the subtasks are also assigned the same sprint.

(for the sake of completion: the second bug issue in the screenshot a does not have a sprint assigned, so that's fine)

1. Is there a way i can actually filter by sprint and not also filtering subtasks? 
2. Why does the sprint filter do that? 


Thanks in advance. 

 

 

Without "sprint" filter

a.png

 

With "sprint" filter

b.png

 

2 answers

Our sub-tasks do have a 'sprint' field. And that particular sub task i am missing, when using filter as mentioned above, has this field, and the correct sprint selected. 

That's why i am confused.  (; 


I actually believe this is a bug, since i can see all of the issues in this list, including the one i was missing when setting the filter. Once i apply the filter, it's gone. 


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This happens because sprints are handled by having a sprint field on the issues.

Sub-tasks are not sprint items themselves, they are a piece of their parent issue.  Because of that, they do not have a sprint field.

There's an argument that you don't care what sub-tasks are on issues when you're reporting on a sprint, but I'm not convinced.

This is a flaw in the reporting in Jira, I think you should be able to search for issues by sprint, although the sprint field in a sub-task would have to be a lookup to what sprint(s) the parent issue is in.  That's how I do it with scripted fields anyway.

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