It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Subtasks go to backlog, should be under the same status as parent

Hi there,

 

I am using Kanban, and when I have selected something for "Ready for development" and then create subtasks under it, those subtasks automatically go to the backlog so I need to manually move them.

I believe there maybe some kind of trigger I can setup ? Although I have no idea how to proceed.

Basically, the workflow I need is when a subtask is created it should take on the status of the parent.

Actually, the same thing happens with regards to the component, creating a subtask leaves the component empty so its not displayed on my board. It would be really beneficial to have the subtasks inherit automatically the component of the parent.

 

Any help would be really appreciated.

 

I am using the Cloud version of JIRA.

 

Thanks

3 answers

Hi Ian,

I'm not sure that it can do specifically what you need, but you might want to take a look at Automation for JIRA addon. It sounds like a general if-trigger-then-action case, so they might have the necessary functionality.

Hope this helps,
Igor

Hi Ian,
Did that work for you?
Do you need JIRA Helpdesk in order to install the cloud version of the plugin? (at the moment when I try, it fails and says that I need to sign up to JIRA software on demand)

A

0 votes

Looking for the same.

This should be the default behaviour as this is the only sane status for the new subtask.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted in Jira

Demo Den Ep. 7: New Jira Cloud Reports

Learn how to use two new reports for next-gen projects in Jira Cloud:  Cumulative flow diagram and Sprint burndown chart. Ivan Teong, Product Manager, Jira Software, demos the Cumulative ...

260 views 1 2
Join discussion

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you