We use related links extensively in our tasks. Is there a read-only field available that let us list the tasks that link to the currently viewed task? In other words, task A lists task B as a related task. Going to task B shows task A as a task that links to it.
Hi @Sal Quintanilla what you're asking sounds like the built-in "Link" feature. When you link one issue to another a reciprocal link is automatically created. (Issue A shows a link to issue B and issue B shows a link to issue A.) The list of linked issues are shown on an issue's "View" screen, as a column in filter results/dashboards, and you can also query this link relationship. Since this is a standard Jira feature, no custom fields are required.
Can you tell us what else you're trying to accomplish that the built-in function doesn't provide? How would you use a read only field differently?
Here's a quick screenshot of the built-in "Link" feature. It's in the "More" menu of any Jira issue.
Thanks in advance for any additional info,
Thanks for the quick reply... of course I was too busy to read it in detail, but I did appreciate seeing it come in.
Let me expand my simple example:
Under Task A, I can see "Issue Links" "relates to" is on top of a list that shows B, C, and D.
Under Task B, I see the same list holding A and E (actually E then A in an example I did in our sandbox).
We have some tasks that are linked to 4 or 5 other tasks. The issue I'm having is that I don't see a way to distinguish these links from the reciprocal link(s) in the View. Is there some indicator that I'm missing?
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