Sub-tasks do not appear in Work board when using QuickFilter that has "Epic Link"

I have a Story called "Test Story" that has a bunch of sub-tasks. The Story is assigned to an Epic called "Epic1". I created the following "Epic1 Filter" QuickFilter:

"Epic Link" = "Epic1"

I then go to Greenhopper and click on the 'Work' board. Then, I click on the "Epic1 Filter". The "Test Story" appears, but the sub-tasks are no longer visible.

Any ideas why?

Note: if I create a QuickFilter that has 'status != Done', that one is able to show all sub-tasks of "Test Story".

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Has anyone found an answer for this.  I can see the logic behind forcing subtasks to inherit their parent tasks epic/sprint however only sprint seems to be populated on the subtask - the easiest fix surely is to populate the sub-task epic link field with the parent's epic.

is there are smarter JQL option - I can't use any 3rd party plugins.


If you use OnDemand check this (as written above):

Maybe I'm reading the wrong thing... I get "Unable to find JQL function tempoEpicIssues". I am using OnDemand.

`tempoEpicIssues` ist the right thing. Maybe you have disabled the tempo plugin (we don't use it in our OnDemand Jira, but it is active)

thanks Stefan, we don't use it either as apparently its a cost option that we don't currently have enabled. Seems a bit of a rip off having to pay for an extra module to get the already extra module (agile) to work properly. Is there really no way of getting this to work without buying something else?

@Ian Turner You don't have to purchase it - it only has to be "active". We didn't pay for it either and it worked.

Whilst the plugin is pre-installed in OnDemand I'm told usage doesn't come free. taking a look on it certainly appears to be something that is purchased - but I've not clicked through far enough to see any prices.

Hi Vincent,

I think you should take a look at

Or if you want to some advanced stuff, check out the JQL Tricks Plugin. There you have some more options, like hasSubtasks().



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