How would I create and link stories under a created epic with manual trigger?

I'm trying to automate a recurring issue but only when triggered manually.

Is there a way to have a user create an epic and when triggered manually it would automate creating stories then linking to the parent epic?


  • Epic (user created)
    • Stories (automated)
    • Stories (automated)
    • Stories (automated)
    • Stories (automated)
    • Stories (automated)
    • Stories (automated)



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Scott Harwood Community Champion Nov 19, 2017

Hi Jason,

Yes you can do this pretty easily with a combination of a manual trigger and create issue action.

To link the 2, select "epic link" from the field selector in the create issue action, and then type the smart value {{triggerIssue.key}}.

Let me know if that works for you.



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Thank you Scott!

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