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under epic Request: Cloning stories along with sub-tasks

Request: In JIRA, currently when I clone a story, the subtasks are not cloned. I would like to request, that when I clone a certain story, all the associated subtasks are also cloned. 

Why: There are certain stories which are repeated every PI and these stories are several subtasks underneath. Because of current implementation when I clone the stories, I have to create those subtasks manually everytime which takes too much time which can be saved by this new request of cloning the subtasks along with the story.

2 answers

Hi @kiranmai.genkolla 

When you clone the issues, do you see this pop-up screen where you can set the Summary of the cloned issue and have the option to also clone subtasks?

If you are automatically cloning issues using Automation, then unfortunately this is not currently possible - see Feature Request AUT-335 .

hi @Callum Carlile _Automation Consultants_ 

Yes we can see that . but the user need all the link issues , stories and subtask under it.


let me know if its possible with script runner . we have that plugin 

@kiranmai.genkolla You can also clone the linked stories and other related tasks through the Links value of the pop-up


but if you are wanting this scripted based on a set trigger then this should definitely be possible. My knowledge of programming is fairly limited, but the below links may help:

Scriptrunner Docs: Clones an Issue and Links (server and DC)

Community Answer: Scriptrunner clone epic with all child tasks and sub-tasks (also for Server and DC)

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John M Funk Community Leader May 20, 2022

Hi @kiranmai.genkolla  - You might also consider getting the Deep Clone add-on. It works great!

but organization is not allowed to buy extra plugins 

John M Funk Community Leader May 24, 2022

Then your organization is not going to be able to do what they want done. And have probably spent the same amount of money on lost productivity.  :-(

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