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Is there a way to refine search results by grouping then when issues are linked? 

For instance: story A and all tasks linked to it, than story B and and its tasks, Story C etc...

P.S. we are using ScriptRunner if it matters at all.


Thank you

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Hi @Elena Prowse

you could achieve this very nicely with JXL for Jira. JXL is a full-fledged spreadsheet/table view on your issues in which you can configure so-called "issue hierarchies", either based on Jira's built-in parent/child relationships, or based on issue links. 

Here's how this looks in action; I'm grouping issues by their "is child of" relation:


You can have multiple "levels" of grouping, too. It's also worth noting that JXL gives you way more than just this; e.g. you can quickly edit and create issues (either individually or in bulk), perform fast sorting and filtering, etc. etc.

(Disclaimer: I work on JXL :))

Hope this helps,


hey @Elena Prowse 

We can do this, just create a filter for the Stories you have to search the linked issues. And then use the below JQL.

JQL format:

issueFunction in linkedIssuesOf("filter = 'Stories Filter'")

Hope this helps !!



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