JIRA: Query for backlog to show stories where current user assigned to story or sub-task

Hardly a day goes by that I want a filter that will let me show stories in the backlog view where I have a sub-task as well as being assigned.

Can you suggest the proper way to query?

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Alexey Matveev Community Champion Dec 18, 2017


You would need an add-on for it. For example, Adaptivist ScriptRunner. If you had the add-on, you could write the following JQL

issueFunction in parentsOf("assignee is not empty")

You can read more here:


It is really sad that such a basic task as seeing what stories in the backlog that I'm involved with isn't directly supported.

I can't say I'm in love with JIRA...

But thank you for pointing a way to solve it.

I'm going to go ahead and mark this as an answer even though it is an unloved answer.

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