Why can't I move a story to a task?

I created a story issue type. I need to convert it to a task but when I go through the move process, I get a message that I selected an invalid issue type.

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Hi Jamie,

You can change the issue type by moving the issue to the same project but selecting a new issue type. This can be achieved by opening the issue and then selectin More Actions > Move: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Moving+an+Issue

An alternative for multiple issues you can use bulk move: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Modifying+Multiple+%28Bulk%29+Issues

Thank you for the answer Michal. I tried to go through the move process but I get an error message when I select "Task" as my issue type. The issue type shows in the dropdown, but if I try to go to the next step, it give me an error. image2016-3-9 9:46:25.png

Check if you are an administrator. If you have Edit permission in permission scheme.

And the most important check if you have move permission

 

Move Issues

Permission to move issues from one project to another, or from one workflow to another workflow within the same project. Note that a user can only move issues to a project for which they have Create Issue permission.

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