how can I paste a list of jira subtasks

I use Jira Cloud and need a way to paste in a list of subtasks.

I see add ons in the marketplace that do that on Jira server but not in Jira cloud.  Any ideas?

1 answer

This widget could not be displayed.

Start with a definition of "paste in subtasks".  It could mean a number of things.

I copy the following text to my clipboard:

Buy apples

Buy oranges

Buy bananas 

Buy pears

 

Then I edit an Jira issue that can support subtasks, and using some add on or Jira feature I am unaware of,  I paste, and click once to create 4 subtasks with the summary line set to the text on my clipboard as shown above.

See "Import checklist items" in http://help.trello.com/article/737-adding-checklists-to-cards for the quivelent functionality in Trello.  I am trying to convert a large org from Trello and Jira and this is a blocker.

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.hascode.plugin.jira-quick-subtasks/server/overview also does it today but only on Jira server and the developer has no plans to do it for Jira cloud.

I'd be willing to pay an engineer to develop this for me for Jira cloud.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Aug 06, 2018 in Jira Service Desk

A is for Activate: Share your top Jira Service Desk onboarding tips for new users!

Hi, everyone! Molly here from the Jira Service Desk Product Marketing Team :).  In the spirit of this month's  august-challenge, we're sourcing stories of Jira Service Desk activation fro...

564 views 25 15
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

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

Find a group

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

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you